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Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter) - Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.45%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Renamed in 2012 from "Best Bitter" to "Boltmaker".


(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 06-15-2003)
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Reviews by Oakenator:
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3.9/5  rDev -7.4%

Served in a cool Timothy Taylor pint glass with a handle. Appearance is a deep gold color with a thin head. Mild carbonation but nice lacing Is present on the glass. Smell is somewhat generic - typical bitter with some hops present. Taste reveals a stronger hop taste almost leaning towards a nice pale ale vs a bitter. Definitely sessionable and a nice experience.

11-13-2012 09:26:28 | More by Oakenator
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

01-30-2012 05:39:31 | More by slimntubbs
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4.18/5  rDev -0.7%

A: Pours a clear light copper/orange color. A two finger, tightly packed white head forms with good retention. Sticky lace is left behind. Looks like a damn good bitter.
S: Sweet malt, slightly fruity, with a lingering hoppy floral aroma.
T: Sweet malt with a nice fruity flavor up front. Apples and pears are what I get. A lingering floral hoppy flavor with some bitterness.
M/D: A medium body that is low on the carbonation. Not watery at all. So smooth and creamy. This is a session beer. Really easy to drink. I can drink this all day.

I finally get to experience cask beer in the UK. This is an excellent bitter throughout. A perfect example of what the style should be and why the mass market nitro beers are so inferior in the states. Highly recommended.

06-12-2010 13:15:25 | More by champ103
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3.7/5  rDev -12.1%

Served in a half-pint glass.

A: Thin and gold. Clear with some creamy head. Boring.

S: Creamy, sourish soft lemons.

T: Deliciously creamy with really nice hops in the background. Expertly balanced. Pleasant mainbody bitterness extends to the lightly drying aftertaste.

M: Nothing special -- moderately substantial, nicely creamy, and dryingly hopped.

O: Eminently drinkable and the epitome of English cask beer. Recommended (more or less).

04-29-2011 19:51:59 | More by AgentMunky
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-16-2013 17:00:38 | More by Siedzikd
Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter) from Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.