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Brewed by Poachers
Style: Bitter
Lincoln, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Flavoursome traditional Best Bitter. A dark brown full flavoured malty beer with a delicious bitter aftertaste.

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2.2
tjp1989 (19) - ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2017 Cask. Assume a bad one because despite a nice pour and fruity hop aroma, this one had a stewed fruit and wooden taste and a sour aftertaste similar to red wine. Promised a lot but didn't deliver.

2.6
BeardedAvenger (1256) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Cask at Prince of Wales Beer Fest, Farnborough. Pungent aroma - silage? Malty. Dark Brown. Head just skims the surface. Medium in bitterness and body. Does slip down. Malts. Sour berries. Average so that’s 2.5.

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ManVsBeer (11079) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2015
Cask @ Beer Shack, Burnley. Dark amber-brown with a thin head. It doesn’t have a high bitterness but it’s within this style with plenty of tasty grain and biscuit notes. Has a sweetness that’s greatest in its nose.

3.1
BlackHaddock (7951) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Cask: half-pint at the 2014 Lincoln Beer Festival. Dark brown body to this malty brew, the nose giving nothing away, it’s the taste that is dominated by the maltiness. Fairly bitter but the malts rule the flavouring completely, maybe a mild hop bitterness in the finish, but only very slight.

3.1
Mr_Pink_152 (5749) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2015 Tried at the CAMRA Lincoln beer festival 2014. Not a full rating as drunk as part of a whole day session. Since tried at the three horseshoes, Waddington and slightly updated. Decent enough bitter. Very drinkable.

2.9
SilkTork (5918) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2012
Bottle from Real Ale Store, Newark. Drunk during the Great North Run weekend. Chocolate notes in a brown bitter with a robust English hop bitterness. Finishes dry with a hint of sharpness. OK.


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