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Beast Bitter - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

223 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 19
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 09-24-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.04/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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5/5  rDev +28.2%

smurphy493, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

gwiedman1, Jun 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

FrankShirley, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Mineo, Apr 20, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I got this beer as an exchange from a family member in New york so I have no idea how long it was cellaring.

This was my first ESB so it would be wrong for me to judge it but... I swear to what gods I find holy this beer is the best ESB I have ever imbibed! And i have have tried many a bitter since.

I would love to try another to get a more objective review, until then: If you get a chance to try this beer GIVE IT A TRY.

RustyTruck, Mar 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Zetcha7x, Mar 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

buzzy, Mar 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

electtodefer, Feb 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

rorjets, Jan 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

mspang, Dec 29, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Village Tavern in Geneseo, NY.

Pours a golden honey color. Mildly hazy, looks unfiltered. Strong visible carbonation, 2 inch head. Some small spots of lacing throughout the session.

Sharp English hop aroma- grass, apples, pears.

Great taste. Pretty hoppy for what it is- a lingering hop bitterness stays throughout the session. Some apples and pears in the taste too, along with grass, biscuity malt, slight wood.

Medium to light body, crisply carbonated.

I'm really getting into English bitters these days, and I love this one a lot.

GreesyFizeek, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Hopheadhiker, Dec 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

BillRoth, Nov 30, 2013
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Baab200, Nov 23, 2013
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2/5  rDev -48.7%

johnyb, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Syraquse, Sep 17, 2013
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3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into my Newport Storm balloon glass. No freshness date on the bottle.

Burnt orange body with a vibrant white head.

The aroma is hard to place. It smells like a scotch ale with the faintest hint of hops poking through.

Very malty with hints of caramel. The hops make an appearance on the back of the tongue.

Overall, very enjoyable. I would drink this again.

Brendog9, Aug 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Zachtheporter, Aug 06, 2013
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Beast Bitter from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
87 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.