Swansea Bishopswood Bitter

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Brewed by Swansea
Style: Bitter
Bishopston, Swansea, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask: Regular.

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3.2
The_Osprey (8682) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2016
Cask HP at Swansea Bay Beer Festival 2016, Brangwyn Hall, as ’Swansea Bishopswood’, 4.3%. Orange amber, translucent, still, bubbly white head. Aroma is bread crusts, toffee, toasted crumpet, a touch farty. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is watery bready demerara, smooth toffeeish malt, light bitter finish. OK bitter.

3.7
Travlr (25746) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Clear golden color, medium white head. Aroma of citrus and grass. taste is malty with a bitter finish. Not bad.

2.9
fonefan (50669) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GWBCF2011 - Great Welsh Beer and Cider Festival, Cardiff Interantional Arena, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, Wales.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, apple. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, earthy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft. [20110616]

3.2
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2011
[email protected] 2011. Ambery copper colour with a small head. Aroma is wood, some herbs and mild grassy and malty notes. Flavour is quite much the same along with mild notes of honey as well.

3.9
12HundredBaud (262) - Sausalito, California, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Pint @ The Joiners Arms in Bishopston (Wales). It pours an unclear deep amber / brownish beer with a consistent medium white head; perfect lacing. The aroma is quiet hoppy, with a nice caramel malty touch and some fruitiness. The flavour is almost the same, but with more intensity. The balance between malt and hops is nice. It is medium sweet and quiet bitter, ending dry and leaving a nice malty aftertaste with floral hops. Pretty nice brew; it makes a perfect session beer!

3.1
pivnizub (10763) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2006
Draught (at the brewpub): Deep golden coloured, lacing white head; aromatic hoppy nose, some fruitiness detectable; distinctive bitter flavour, quite dry, light bodied; fruity, dry bitter finish. Well dóne, refreshing.................

3.2
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2006
Cask Stillage at the Paradise Brewery Bar, Wrenbury 02/07/2004 Amebr golden coloured and hoppy. Slightly bitter dry malt finish.

3.4
chriso (7586) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2004
One of three Swansea beers I sampled at the brewpub. Copper colour. Like the other beers, served through a tight sparkler, so robbed of much of the aroma. Dry malt flavour and quite bitter. Clean and fresh, with a fairly sharp finish. Good balance. Cask (handpump), Joiners Arms, Bishopston, Wales.

2.9
SilkTork (5801) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2008 <b>April, 2004</b><i> Park Inn, Mumbles, Swansea. </i> The Park Inn is one of the pubs owned by the Swansea Brewing Company. This is an amber bitter with big bittering presence which tends to dominate. Dry watery texture. One dimensional. [2.7]
<b>Sept, 2008</b><i>Joiners Arms, Bishopston</i> Taken out by my cousin for a drink and he brings me to the Swansea brewery brewpub. Nice one! The bitter is a nice gulpable session bitter of unremarkable character. [3.0]

3.8
imdownthepub (15130) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2004
Cask Conditioned at The Joiners Arms, Bishopston, Swansea. Light brown beer with lasting head. The brewpub is in a pretty part of Wales near the Gower Peninsula, a warm cosy cheery place that brews very nice beers. This is a light session bitter of very good quality, properly balanced, unlike many Welsh beers, a delicate malt with tangy character and a beautifully overlaid refreshing hop. I've never seen these beers beyond the Brewpub, so its a long journey for some.


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