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Best Bitter Special - Granite Brewery (Halifax)

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 5
Avg: 4.02
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Granite Brewery (Halifax) visit their website
Nova Scotia, Canada

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Deuane on 01-02-2009

Best Bitter Special is our Best Bitter with fuggle hops added in the cask. This is a process known as "dry-hopping." There is a lingering bitter finish that dominates the flavour and aroma. Best Bitter Special won the 2007 Ontario Brewing Award in the Bitter catagory.
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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 5
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a "special" dry-hopped version of their standard bitter. Dry hopped with Fuggles.

A-Hazy copper with a dense light tan head that would not go away. Left nice lacing on the way down.

S-The teltale aroma of the fuggles thanks to the dry hopping. A bit of sweet caramel malt sneaks in on the back end. The hop aroma is present but certainly not overpowering.

T-Mmmm...a lovely, masterful balance of a well done English bitter. Biscuity caramel malts dance with the herbal Fuggles.

M-Medium bodied and super creamy. The beauty of cask delivery! This one feels like hops infused cream!

D-Just about all day....smooth and creamy with enough hops to keep me happy and an ABV low enough to keep me out of trouble! Well done!

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Best Bitter Special from Granite Brewery (Halifax)
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