overall
17
8
style
Brewed by Nelson
Style: Bitter
Chatham, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle: Unfiltered.
A light refreshing ale with full flavoured hops and a hint of chocolate aftertaste.

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2.9
skortila (5873) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2015
Bottled. Old note. The aroma has grass, some citrus. Bit hazy, golden coloured beer with a lasting, white head. Taste is light bitter, has some light caramel malt tones, bit hay, citrus, some flowers. Nice.

3.3
berkshirejohn (6502) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Cask at the Bear (JDW), Maidenhead. Amber with a white head; fruity aroma; sharp and fruity taste; and a long spicy bitterness to finish. A satisfying bitter.

2.9
fonefan (49369) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2016
Bottle 500ml. @ home.

Clear medium orange colour with a large to huge, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dusty malt, wood - tobacco, moderate hoppy, dusty hops, sharp, light nutty - earthy. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, nutty - earthy, UK yeast, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20131110]
5-3-5-3-10

Cask (handpump) @ Brunswick Inn, 1 Railway Terrace, Derby, Derbyshire, England DE1 2RU.

[ As Nelson Pieces of Eight ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sweet malt, honey. Initial flavor is moderate sweet, finish flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, honey, flowers, sweet malt, caramel, hop bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20160221]
5-3-6-3-12

2.2
Don2711 (477) - - NOV 20, 2013
Nice mild beer. Wouldn’t be keen though to have again. After taste and smell to great

2.5
Rasmus40 (20717) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2013
Cask @ Crosse Keys, London. Clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light caramel and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 041013

1.9
chrisv10 (17452) - DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
Cask @ Crosse Keys. Clear amber/orange with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted and fruit. Flavour is malt, fruit, green apples, yeast, little smoke, caramel, infected, brew errors, little sweet and a little bitter.

3
saxo (18369) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
Cask @ Crosse Keys. Small head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are bread, notes of smoke, grass, hops and malt.

4.1
mr_h (5535) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear golden amber, creamy off-white head, raisiny aroma, excellent lacing, excellent fruity, toffee traditional bitter with a well-balanced traditional hop finish

3
The_Osprey (7996) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Cask at the ’Blue Anchor’ pub Hammersmith. Drank by the Thames in the sun. Pale yellow with a bubbly white head. Not much going on in the smell at all - I really can’t pick anything out to describe. Body is medium to big for the style. Taste is slight butter and grapefruit, fresh mildly bitter finish. Drinkable.

2.6
RichTheVillan (7852) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; dark amber pour with off white head, slight citrus aroma, citrus come through minimally in the taste mostly caramel and burnished malts.


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