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Special Bitter - FreeWheel Brewing Company

Special Bitter
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.24%

Brewed by:
FreeWheel Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: Fatehunter on 05-22-2013)
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4.79/5  rDev +22.2%
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.

Serving type: cask

07-22-2013 07:42:26 | More by elNopalero
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3.41/5  rDev -13%
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.

Serving type: cask

05-22-2013 17:06:27 | More by Fatehunter
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New York

3.26/5  rDev -16.8%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-06-2013 03:41:15 | More by Rmattp
Special Bitter from FreeWheel Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.