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


on tap


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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
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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Quack-Duck's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9540) - Down South, - AUG 9, 2012
Bottle from Tesco Exmouth. Clear amber, mid-sized head. Good hop aroma. Light-bodied with shy malt flavour, hints of caramel and some quite nice resiny and grassy hops, especially in the finish.

harish1973 (1) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2018 does not count
Bought from Home Bargains. Good value based on the price. Good balance and a refreshing citrus/fruity sub-taste.

beeebon (504) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Bottle from Home Bargains. Pours a clear brown amber colour with minimal fizzy off white head. Aroma is biscuity, a touch of caramel, metallic, skunky and a bit of vegetable/grassy hops. Taste is surprisingy ok although somewhat fizzy/watery in the mouth. For such a weak beer this isn’t so bad but also really not too great either

nybol (2440) - DENMARK - JUL 12, 2017
Mister hurtigt smagen af nødder, men en rigtig flot farve. En næsten fraværende bitterhed

redders1974 (1700) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2017
Not going to set the beer world alight but ok for the low abv. Malt driven with a hint of dusty hop easy drinking

shoestring (435) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2017
UPDATED: APR 3, 2017 Slight tinny shepherd neame thing on nose for me . Looks good . Biscuit and light caramel in mouth. Ever slight watery but wow good for weak abv. Would never have guessed . Given high score taking cheap price and what they did with 2.8 per cent. Defo a winner for 89 p

jjsint (3604) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Cask at the Rock, Cambridge. Amberish brown with very little head. Pleasant if very muted biscuit aroma with a hint of cinnamon toast. Taste is sourish sweet, with a woody tang near the end of the sip. Medium body, a bit on the oily side. It tastes stronger than 2.8%, although it’s a fairly standard bitter otherwise.

samjdix (74) - - SEP 21, 2016
Tastes ok but watery. Little aroma or palate. Looks nice enough, probably won’t have again.

DanielBrown (4563) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2016
Bottle as a lovely gift. Initial and post-initial impressions were: this is poor. Have to say though, the last few mouthfuls were a marked improvement. When warm, this took on a smoked edge, masking the cereal somewhat.

canddw (102) - - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle. Clear deep amber beer with white frothy head. Stale nose of hops and peppermint. Thin watery taste with cream, pepper and metal. No finish, just a residual staleness. Truly rubbish.

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deanso (10271) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - DEC 7, 2015
50cl bottle from Kellys Expats shop. Thick creamy white head. Clear light amber pour. Subtle bitterness.

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