S.O.B. (Special Old Bitter) - Granite City Food & Brewery
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3.53/5 rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Sampled in Sioux Falls:
Bronze hue with coppery influences, largely clear, the light beige head was served a very modest 1/16th of an inch. The cap remains for a long while. Laces well, webby. It was served too cold to allow the bouquet to develop fully. Only traces of soft bitterness dances with light toasty caramel malts. The invitation is muted; the cold is in part to blame. The palate is tasty but again hampered by the cold, the bitterness is mildly sharp but too cheesy for my tastes. I have a feeling if this was warmer the cheesiness would be overwhelming. The malt has caramel influences, toasty, but ordinary in the end. I get the feeling they are aiming of an English Bitter, a bit of yeast fruitiness would have been welcomed. The taste is ideally crisp and a bit too big for a Bitter, Id say it is a Pale Ale. The body is medium-light without much pizzazz to it, the carbonation is firm enough, strongly caressing. It is drinkable but it fails to impress largely because the hops and I are at odds. You might like it mighty fine.
Serving type: on-tap
@ Granite City Food & Brewery, 6150 O St, Lincoln
01-20-2004 01:30:59 | More by bditty187
S.O.B. (Special Old Bitter) from Granite City Food & Brewery
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