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First Draft 1812 Butler's Bitter - First Draft - Niagara College Teaching Brewery

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First Draft 1812 Butler's BitterFirst Draft 1812 Butler's Bitter

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BA SCORE
81
good

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
First Draft - Niagara College Teaching Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: liamt07 on 06-27-2012)
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Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

11-13-2013 01:11:39 | More by Molson2000
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.8%

06-21-2014 16:32:18 | More by polloenfuego
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JohnKenn

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

06-21-2014 02:13:36 | More by JohnKenn
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Pmicdee

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

04-05-2014 20:48:58 | More by Pmicdee
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BeerClubNiagara

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-19-2014 18:24:28 | More by BeerClubNiagara
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Hoppy_McGee

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

01-09-2014 17:15:08 | More by Hoppy_McGee
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

3.84/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

650ml bottle purchased as a single from the LCBO booth at the Toronto Royal Winter Fair.

Poured into a glass stein, formed a 1/4" beige head over the slightly cloudy dark copper brew. Head skims and lasts, with sticky lacing. Aroma is balanced, malty with lightly floral hops.

Taste starts nutty, citrus in the middle, with a tea-flavored close. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is good. Interesting flavor profile, but works for me. Would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 21:14:35 | More by ppoitras
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

11-02-2013 12:10:40 | More by bigox420
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

3.33/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It has a nice clear deep orange color to it. It has a nice light beige head that dies down moderately fast and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of faint caramel and toasty malts. Not a whole lot going on.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some toasty/biscuity malts, some caramel and some grainy malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/medium carbonation with a somewhat light overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a smooth drinkable beer accompanied with decent flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 19:25:42 | More by SebD
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TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

3.31/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Big head settling to a cap, lots of lace. Crystal clear copper colour. Striking looking beer.

Malty sweet nose with a whiff of alcohol. Thin bodied, slightly metallic. Malt up front, caramel, followed by grain. Bitter throughout, metal a little off-putting. Drying finish.

Okay.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 01:16:58 | More by TerryW
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jmkoscie

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

09-16-2013 23:46:16 | More by jmkoscie
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

09-08-2013 00:54:13 | More by DaPan
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

09-06-2013 23:55:44 | More by andrenaline
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.8%

09-03-2013 13:55:02 | More by cfalovo97
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-30-2013 23:06:36 | More by mick303
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle picked up at the brewery last week, the beer brewed in commemoration of the 200 year anniversary of battles of 1812. An easy drinking British mild.

Pours a bright amber colour, with orange highlights. The head dissipates quickly, but it remains a good looking beer. Sweet aroma of caramelized malts with biscuit and tea notes. The taste starts sweet but transitions nicely into a pleasantly dry finish. Definitely grain-forward, but well balanced and a decent example of the style.

Congratulations to Niagara College Teaching Brewery - it truly delights me to enjoy good beer made by kids! Gives me hope for the future...

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 21:29:31 | More by hopsolutely
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On cask at C'est What for the 1812 War commemorative event.

Brownish red, with an offwhite head. Moderate retention with good lacing. Nose has light, sweet toasty malt and mild citrus notes. Taste has some bready malt, light grains and some citrus flavours again. Good cask mouthfeel, with a lighter medium body. A solid sessionable bitter, I'd have this again.

Serving type: cask

06-27-2012 14:30:46 | More by liamt07
First Draft 1812 Butler's Bitter from First Draft - Niagara College Teaching Brewery
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