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Younger's Special Bitter - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
88
very good

351 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 351
Reviews: 277
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 30
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 01-31-2002)
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Reviews by Wonka:
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Wonka

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 PT. 6 FL.OZ.
650 ML.

Northwest Harrington, Klages, and Crystal 50/60 Malts; Willamette and Kent Goldings Hops; Free Range Coastal Water, and Top Fermenting Pacman Yeast. No Chemicals, Preservatives or Additives.

A classic English Special Bitter, rich and complex flavors with that special Kent Golding finish

12 PLATO 35 IBU
75 AA 17 L

Appearance – Rogue’s typical busy carbonation at pour; white, finger-thick micronized head at pour that breaks down early; very slight cloud; light orange edge to amber core for body; lace is reasonable

Smell – the head was almost destroyed as a result of the mouthwatering; fat malty nose with a muted hop buzz

Taste – bitter and wispy caramel intertwine throughout; slight rind hops stick around; flavors could step it up just a notch

Mouthfeel – slightly cutting, crisp carbonation on the tongue from the start with a slight descend to the finish; good body for a bitter; suitably dry to close

Drinkability – don’t drink this one too fast or it’ll dry out the back of your throat; its as smooth as I’d desire for an English bitter

Rogue solidifies their position as one of my favorite breweries although this isn't one from their top shelf.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2006 22:45:46 | More by Wonka
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Younger's Special Bitter from Rogue Ales
88 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.