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Special Bitter - FreeWheel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
FreeWheel Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Fatehunter on 05-22-2013)
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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Peter_Marinelli, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Sound_Explorer, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of VeganDoug
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

VeganDoug, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of JackDempsy
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

JackDempsy, May 07, 2014
Photo of Amerikon
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Amerikon, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of largadeer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

largadeer, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of elNopalero
4.79/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Had this on cask. I can’t refuse a cask-conditioned ale!

This was the surprise find of a recent festival. Wish I had a chance to try more of their brews but their kegs kicked early.

Their bitter pours a golden toasty with that tight foaming of a cask-conditioned ale.

There’s a light toasted biscuit note to the aroma. The flavor has this incredibly flavorful biscuity-toast note which balances out the lightly hopped notes. Smooth finish. I could drink this all day.

elNopalero, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of Paccamacca
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Paccamacca, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Rmattp
3.26/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had on tap at the bar in a 5oz pour.

Poured with a slight dark amber color and a dense head that dissipated slowly.

Smelled clean with a light scent of pine.

Taste was bitter and with a slight pine note. it flowed down the tongue smoothly then left the mouth with a slight dry feeling.

Overall it was good experience.

Rmattp, Jun 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, May 23, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
3.41/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had this at the West Coast Brew Fest 2013, on cask. Poured nice hazy medium straw color with minimal head.
The smell was a pleasant dry hay and grain.
The taste had a smooth grain flavor. Pretty mild.
The texture was a softer crisp with minimal carbonation (obviously).
It's enjoyable and an easy drinker.

Fatehunter, May 22, 2013
Special Bitter from FreeWheel Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.