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

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5 Ratings
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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".

 http://www2.beerguild.co.uk/?p=2776 

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 06-15-2003)
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Photo of AgentMunky
3.7/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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).

AgentMunky, Apr 29, 2011
Photo of Oakenator
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

Oakenator, Nov 13, 2012
Photo of champ103
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

champ103, Jun 12, 2010
Photo of Siedzikd
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Siedzikd, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of slimntubbs
5/5  rDev +18.8%

slimntubbs, Jan 30, 2012
Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter) from Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.