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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
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Brewed to take advantage of the lower duty on beers 2.8% and under. Bottle, Cask Uncertain This Fine Amber ale has been brewed using a complex mix of hops to offer balanced bitterness with strong tropical notes. All the flavour you would expect from a great English ale but at only alc. 2.8& vol.

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Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Copper colour with a rapidly disappearing head. The initial skunky aroma settled down to a slightly toasty, sweet syrupy aroma. Tasted very watery with virtually no flavour at all.

1.4
CJGrip (19) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2013
As a such a low alcohol beer, not actually that bad. But forgetting that, pretty dull tasteless beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
wheresthepath (2315) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2013
[500ml bottle, gift from Maureen & Dave - cheers!] I hadnít yet tried any of the new 2.8% ales bought out since the tax changes, and thought it was a bit of a shame that the first one I got to try was from GK. I shared it with my brother who (without knowing what he was drinking) said with some distaste "this taste a bit Greene Kingish". And yes, it does have some of their typical caramel and toffee notes in it. But it also has some soft and pleasant hops - lemon, orange and peach. Itís easy drinking, but itís quite pleasant and well balanced and thereís a decent amount of flavour for the strength, A surprisingly good effort from GK - well done!

2.9
jamesie1857 (2107) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
28/04/12 - Bottle from Tesco Extra, a light one, a bit on the thin side. Not bad for low ABV.

2.8
SarkyNorthener (4562) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer medium head. Toffee aroma. Taste is sweet toffee with some malts. Weak on the palate. Easy to drink just dull.

2.4
danlo (3015) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear orangey dark amber colour, foamy white head that diminishes leaving some lacing, and a malty mash aroma. Taste is malt and grain, sweetish toffee, with a slight bitterness and a dry finish. Light watery body and medium carbonation. OK considering the low strength.

2.8
ogivlado (7764) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 16, 2013
Bottled 500ml. -Clear amber coloured, small off-white head, slight herbal and butterscotch nose. Mild bitter hoppy, passion fruit and butterscotch taste with watery finish. Dryish finish. Has potential, especially with so small alcohol content.

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goozen (4045) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear amber coloured brew with fruity and floral flavours, also some nice hoppiness. Quite great what they in England can make out of low alcohol brews.

2.4
StueyD (1582) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2012
A medium to dark amber coloured beer with a weak white head. A potent skunky aroma to start with, which is followed up with a slightly sweet malt aroma, hints of butterscotch, toffee and caramel. Medium-bodied, smooth mouthfeel. A medium-sweet taste of malt, there is a bready element that tags onto the toffee and caramel from the aroma, as well as a touch of honey and candy floss. After a while there is a light, prickly tang of hop, giving the beer a weak, fruity finish. Altogether a bit bland.

2.4
tommann (3706) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours dark amber with a medium head. Aroma is caramel malt and sweet tea. Taste is quite watery, some toffee and tea. A little skunk. Ok for what it is.


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