Tomos Watkin OSB / Old Style Bitter (Bottle)

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

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
A rich red premium cask ale produced using pale ale, crystal and wheat malt. A full fruity/citrus hop flavour of willamette and fuggle with the light aroma of goldings.

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3.5
GRM (4141) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2017
Brown bottle, 500 ml, purchased at 52˚ (Swansea University Bay Campus), trip to Swansea, Amsterdam and Paris with Louise, savoured on August 21 2016 ; eye: coppery, lightly hazy, no effervescence, beige head that turns into a ring; nose: malt, English hops, light fruity; mouth: malt, English hops, light fruity, light biscuit, light caramel, semi-dry finale in English hops, medium-light body, mildly bitter, mildly sweet, lightly grainy texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 500 ml, bue chez 52˚ (Swansea University Bay Campus), voyage à Swansea, Amsterdam et Paris avec Louise, savourée le 21 août 2016; œil : cuivrée, légèrement voilée, pas d’effervescence, mousse beige qui se transforme en un anneau; nez : malt, houblon anglais, léger fruité; bouche : malt, houblon anglais, léger fruité, léger biscuit, léger caramel, finale semi-sèche en houblon anglais, corps moyen-léger, moyennement amère, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement granuleuse; en résumé : bien

3.5
I_LUV_BEER (231) - - MAR 4, 2017
Clear orange-red amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is grass, honey, caramel, pear and apple, slightly nutty. Taste is caramel, pear-apple notes, yet again - slightly nutty, pleasantly bitter with a slightly dry bitter finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Extremely enjoyable and easy to drink, very descent bitter!

3.4
kermis (14478) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2016
Bottle at RBESG 2016 Grand Tasting Part 2, Brew Pub Le Sec. Clear orange with an off white head. Aroma of malt, cardboard (in a good way, as weird as that sounds), toffee, light fruits and caramel. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Light to light medium bodied with soft carbonation. [10-07-2016]

3.2
BRW (2942) - Barcelona, SPAIN - AUG 2, 2016
Bottle. Amber colour. Caramel and malt aroma. Caramel, malt, sweet taste, slightly fruity. Medium body.

3.8
hansvf (915) - - JUN 28, 2016
Bij receptie hopv conferentie in Swansea. Lekker hoppig bitter in geur en smaak. Bruinig, prima!

2.9
AshtonMcCobb (6850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle from Cheers in Mumbles. Appearance - amber and cloudy with a nicely proportioned head. Nose - a little dried orange but mostly grainy. Taste - very grainy indeed. Looking for fruit and hops but not finding it. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - hard work.

3.1
alexsdad06 (10640) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle at home from notes. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head. Aroma was mainly, caramel, some nutty character and fruity hops. The flavor opens with light toasted malts, caramel and fruit. A slight cardboard note, mild bitterness soon follows. This is just ok. Medium bodied, smooth and not to be revisited.

3.4
The_Osprey (8682) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
500ml bottle from Wyevale Llansamlet. BB July 2015. Dark orange, pretty clear, highly sparkling, big foamy off-white head. Aroma is syrupy molasses, caramelly, gets a bit metallic over time. Body is light, very foamy, soft caronation. Taste is toffee malts, dark treacle, light chocolate, some resin, soft bitterness. Good full flavoured bitter. Silly drinkable.

3.3
tinylightsrecs (437) - - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle received as gift. Pours deep ruby colour with creamy head. An odd blend of rich flavours but very satisfying too

3.2
martjoobolut (4947) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 4, 2014
0,5L bottle (as a gift), BB 01.2015. Pours amber with off-white head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is sweet, malt, caramel, and some hops. Flavor is sweet, malt, caramel, and some fruity notes. Finish is dry-nutty bitter. Carbonation is high. Overall: ok brew.


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