Lovejoys Brother Bobs Bitter

Formerly brewed at Lovejoys Tap Room & Brewery
Austin, Texas USA
5% Bitter | 4 Ratings |
Brother Bob’s Bitter is a traditional style bitter ale with a non-traditional dry hopping of Cascade plugs in the fermenter. English hops with a mid-range alpha acid content were used exclusively in the kettle, making this a smooth, drinkable beer without being over the top bitter. This beer certainly has more aroma than a traditional bitter but is balanced well with the malt character. As saintly as our little buddy Bob is, he is not to be mistaken for an official of any religious order, but merely a mildly accomplished member of the Order Of The Fez. Like Bob, this beer may seem unimposing on the outside but after a pint or two it starts to show it’s teeth.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
clear hazy cloudy sparkling

Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
light medium heavy

Bitter
light medium heavy

Sour
light medium heavy

Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
light medium full

Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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