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British Best | The Civil Life Brewing Company

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3.73
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18.23%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Civil Life Brewing Company
Missouri, United States | website

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our "Best" is in the same style sub-category as our "Bitter" but takes a slightly different track. Its malt bill shows more copper in color, and the caramel malts add a depth of maltiness that plays to the strength of our ESB type yeast which leaves the beer tasting full despite its very modest 4% alcohol. It is traditionally hopped with English Hops, Fuggle and East Kent Goldings which offer a herbal, woodsy, and grassy aromas. Our "Best" is a good example of a 'session' beer which is any type of beer that restrains its ABV and allows the drinker to enjoy a few brews in good company.

Added by Sean9689 on 01-03-2012

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A. A nice dark gold color
S. you can smell the fruits but its not over powering
T. Loved the taste a strong fruity taste that lingers in the mouth after the sip
M. Easy to drink went very good with food.

Overall big fan of Civil Life Brewing I am looking forward to trying other beers they have.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the brewery.

A - Pours a reddish copper color, white thin ring, wisps.

S - More malt-forward when compared to their British Bitter, which is more hop-focused. Touch of sweet caramel malts, light hoppy straw notes.

T - Simliar to the nose. Caramel malts, light straw hops, toasted bready notes. A nice clean finish...very easy-to-drink.

M - Light, good carbonation, clean finish.

O - Another enjoyable session beer from The Civil Life. Just easy to drink on all day long and something that I would go to often if I'm looking for something refreshing.

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

British Best from The Civil Life Brewing Company
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