Peak Ales Bakewell Best Bitter

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Brewed by Peak Ales
Style: Bitter
Bakewell, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle; Regular.

Bakewell Best Bitter is a robust amber coloured ale. It is dry and firmly bitter, with some roasted malt flavours and plenty of grassy hops.

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2.6
Cunningham (8163) - Halden, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2017
Aroma 5 Appearance 2 Taste 5 Palate 2 Overall 12
Clear caramel color with a small layer on top. Moderate intensity in the aroma. Medium body and a soft carbonation level. A bit over to the sweet side. Unbalanced in a way. Toffee and caramel malty stuff in the flavor. Some carbonation would have lifted this one a lot!.
[Cask at Chelmsford & Mid Essex Winter Beer Festival -17]

Brewery #1709

3.3
bartlebier (4080)
- Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2017
500ml from the Chatsworth Estate shoppe, please take our money! - Uneventfully balanced at a high level: measured biscuit malts with nutty hints, spiced with UK herbal tea and citrus, melissa hops, on the cusp of punching through, held back and curtailed by that most British 4%. Good weekday aperitif, or palate tonic. At half its royal ransom...

2.6
Rune (13186)
- Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2017
By gravicask at Chelmsford & Mid Essex Winter Beer Festival. Shared with Cunningham. Clear golden-brown coloured body. Naked at the top. Restrained aroma of earth and caramel. Blended taste of nuts, caramel and Citrus. Oily hops to a mild bitter ending. Okay, rather anonymous though (17.02.2017).

3.2
john44 (3202) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2017
Cask. Copper colour. Sweet biscuity malts, caramel, some nuts. Citrus fruity and a bit spicy. Grassy hop. Sweet malty fruity throughout. Ends dry and rather bitter. Very drinkable. (2008)

2.9
AshtonMcCobb (6757) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2016
On cask at the Yorkshire Bridge by Bamford. Appearance - golden amber with a decent head. Nose - sweet malt and cake. Taste - more sweet malt then dry astringent malt on the finish. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish, though a touch astringent. Overall - solid but not worth the revisit.

3.2
gegwilson (3752) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
Gravity at the Guisborough Beer Festival. Copper with an off white froth. Minimal aroma. The taste has citrus and marmalade over toast. A tasty bitter.

2.9
Mr_Pink_152 (5246) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2016
Tried at the Red Lion Bakewell. Amber colour with a white head. Aroma is fruity caramel. Taste light sweet to a light bitter finish.

3
skortila (5950) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2015
On cask @ Ashford Arms.1/2 pint. Aroma has caramel, bit nutty, fruity hops. Clear, amber coloured beer with a thin lace. The taste is light sweet, light bitter. There is toffee, bit citrus, some flowers. Low carbonation, easy drinking beer. Okay.

2.7
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle from the Owner... Pours clear pale gold with a single finger white head. Aroma of Caramel, light toffee, malts...Taste of caramel, toffee, light malts, a bit thin really, not my favourite.

2.5
Stuu666 (14094) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear amber, nose is soapy lemon, taste is dry, thin, dull toffee.


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