Uncle Bob Bitter - Riverwalk Brewing

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Uncle Bob BitterUncle Bob Bitter

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BA SCORE
77
okay

27 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Riverwalk Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 10-17-2012

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Photo of tkelley
3.63/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a small growler into a shaker pint.

A - really pretty copper body with a nice fine white head . Good lacing and retention.

N - hoppy nose with biscuit notes.

T - nice old world taste with piney and citrusy hops with a good malt background.

M - a little watery but nicely carbonated despite being in the growler for a couple days.

O - good drinking beer. Like it. Cheers!

Photo of puboflyons
3.09/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

From the 500 ml bottle. Sampled on June 7, 2015.

It pours mostly yellow and heady more like a pilsener rather than what I envision for an English Bitter.

The aroma has some toasted pale malts, a bit of sweetness, and some grass

The body is light.

The bitterness comes forward more so in the taste after the pale malt flavors but it tends to remind me more of a Pilsener. It's just missing something.

Photo of deltatauhobbit
3.4/5  rDev +5.3%

From a 32 oz growler

Pours a golden color with the slightest hint of amber, smallish head that fizzes away fairly fast and leaves no lacing.

Smell is mostly sweet malt with a grainy aspect to it, some decent hop aromas.

Taste starts out with the sweet front, decent citrus-like hop presence follows up, carbonation is on the high side which is too high for this style, slight slickness to the mouth with a decent body.

Photo of jneiswender
2.51/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.75

Poured out of a small growler into a half liter tall pint glass %0A%0AThick beige head clear almost rusty body%0A%0ASawdust%2C jolly rancher%2C preserved fruits%0A%0AVery watery%2C some pine%2C Woody%0A%0AVery flat%0A%0AThe beer starts out looking very promising smells like a proper bitter but the taste departs very far from what it looks and smells like

Photo of smcolw
3.38/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Several tugs of the hand pump fills the 16 ounce glass with nearly no head (only a blend of quickly fading large bubbles and a layer of fine ones). Orange-amber color and appropriately cloudy. No lace.

Lots of yeast and what I call brewer- floor smell. Too bad, I always root for the locals.

Watery but without much carbonation--actually comes across balanced. The flavor is a huge improvement from the smell. It starts with a neutral pale ale malt flavor. The swallow is balanced, but the aftertaste is bitter enough to make it interesting. Straight bitter finish.

Photo of jbertsch
2.08/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Fail. Doesn't look or taste like an ESB. Golden in color, which isn't right. Smell is almost there to style, but not quite. The Taste just falls flat, a little toasty and biscuity, not the full rich body ESB experience. Has a cheap aftertaste. Took 2 sips and left the $7 pint on the bar.

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.55/5  rDev +9.9%

On-tap. Poured a clear, orange color. Modest white head. Consistent lacing. Aroma is a bit fruity and grainy with some English hops. Flavor has some floral hops, fruits and toasted malt. Very simple with a forgiving bitterness. Peppy carbonation with a lighter body. I found it to be refreshing. Better than expected. I am partial to the style.

Photo of Bbbbeee
3.71/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This seemed right in the zone for a British bitter. Poured it from a bottle. Med/light body, not a lot of carbonation, some nice bitterness, lower alcohol content and really drinkable. It was gone fast. Would be great with fish and chips at the pub.

Uncle Bob Bitter from Riverwalk Brewing
77 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.