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style
Brewed by Whittingtons
Style: Bitter
Newent, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
"A bright medium bodied bitter with a gentle sparkle and a good head that delivers a rich hop flavour to give a refreshing and full character glass of beer."

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (2438) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2017
Bottle, source not recorded. Poured golden/amber with a small white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, with light floral and hop notes, and some butter. Moderate sweetness and medium bitterness. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (3000) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Bottle. Amber. Very drinkable, rich, tart, hoppy fruity bitter with a caramel malt base. Long dryish hoppy bitter finish. Liked this. (2008)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (1787) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle @home. Pours amber nice off white head. Malty caramel, toffee on the nose. Mainly caramel but with a light citrus after taste, nice enough.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2596) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Medium deep ruddy brown, very effervescent which leans the taste toward and acidic tang, bitter herbal and piney edges emerge quickly and the finish is softly sweet. Fairly timid in terms of overall volume and expressiveness but solid.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (9924) - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
50cl bottle cortesy of and shared with JMGreenUK. Thin creamy off white head. Clear amber pour. Slight bitterness. Nice session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (8824) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 12, 2013
Bottle from Asda. Poured a clear medium chesnut brown with a frothy off white head. The aroma is malty with a little fruit. The flavour is medium bitter with a malty fruit nut palate. A very refreshing session ale.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - JAN 22, 2013
Strong carbonation makes this a great drink to have alongside food. Nice hop top notes with some bitter earthy flavours hiding behind.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (23272) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2012
bottle at home ... deep red brown ... thin tan head ... sweet toffee berry ...dark sugers nose ... rich dark fruits ... little sweet almost but not quite medicinal ... little wierd but ok

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (6980) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2012
Brown 500ml bottle, best before End of Dec 2008, drank Mid Oct 2008. Poured into a Batemans (Good Honest Ales) pint sleeve glass. Clear, light amber in colour, with a huge amount of carbonisation rising up through the body to the large bubbley head. Aroma was very hoppy, yeast and peppery/ginger smells also prevail as you sniff the brew. I have had this beer at Beer Fests in its cask form and dont remember the aromas being so strong, being bottle conditioned obviously aides the beer some way in the smell stakes. The beer has a spritzy, lively feel to it, a fresh almost young (green) taste. Typical English Bitter flavours, but fairly well pronounced for such a carbonated beer. I began to burp half way through the tasting, it really is carbonated to a high degree. This almost ruined the beer for me. I kept checking the best before date, had I opened it a week after bottling, because that was the impression this beer gave me. What a pity.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2817) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2011
Bottle Conditioned. Pours a hazy copper colour with a thick white head. Plenty of fruit and hops in the aroma, the taste is hoppy and very floral with a dry fruity finish.


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