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Rod's Best Bitter - Second Street Brewery

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7 Ratings
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Second Street Brewery visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A “special” drinkable bitter. Tasty malt sweetness balanced by a crisp finish from a unique combination of pacific NW centennial hops and English kent goldings hops. Complex and subtle.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 09-24-2009)
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.38/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery's railyard location in Santa Fe.

A- The beer is copper-colored with a finger thick head. The head is airy and light, but leaves incredible lacing on the glass's sides. There's light carbonation and bubbling.

S- Thee aroma is heavy on citrusy notes, orange peel, and hops. There is a subtle malt presence that complementss the citrusy sweetness.

T- The malt makes its presence felt first with thick sweet bready notes, which then give way to the citrus that weaves on and off the palate. The beer finishes with a blast of bitterness and thick hop notes.

M- The beer starts creamy and thick, but finishes dry, bitter and light.

O- An excellent beer and a great way to learn to appreciate bitters better.

ONovoMexicano, Nov 21, 2013
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2.83/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub in August 2009. Pours a brown-copper color and smells slightly bitter from some hops; a little bit of caramel malt in there as well. The taste is slightly bitter, but just a little bit flat in the taste, there's just not too much going on. The mouthfeel is a light-medium body. Drinkability is decent, but not great--not the best of the several bitters that Second Street had to offer.

Thorpe429, Sep 24, 2009
Rod's Best Bitter from Second Street Brewery
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.