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Pickwick's Best Bitter - The Olde Stone Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Olde Stone Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
England is rightly famous for its traditional draught ales, full of hop character, but moderate alcohol content; the kind of beer Dickens' Mr. Pickwick would have enjoyed. Our Best Bitter is a tribute to these ales, with a blend of malts creating a deep copper colour and full, rich flavour. This is balanced by enough hop flavour and aroma to make it earn the title "Best" Bitter.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 03-27-2005)
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-18-2014 18:43:17 | More by evil_liver
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MasterOfArgos39

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +13%

07-03-2014 04:17:58 | More by MasterOfArgos39
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bobsy

Ontario (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev +3.1%

Tasted from the brewpub in downtown P'boro.

Deep amber pour with a creamy white head that left a few spots of lace on the glass. Lemony-floral aroma with some nice malts in the background. Nice clean bitter taste with a touch of sweet bread and toffee. Again with some floral and citrusy hopping, but balanced in the English fashion. Medium body and carbonation.

I thought this one was a pretty good example of the style, and reminiscent of many beers I've had in England. It would probably make a good session beer, and would be much improved on cask.

01-11-2008 15:01:26 | More by bobsy
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slitherySOB

Ontario (Canada)

3.33/5  rDev -5.9%

Again, served at Hot Belly Mama's. Caramel colour, with a decent head. Again, long lasting. Smells simple. Citrus, malts, and some floral. Tastes good. Again, simple. Not quite sweet, not quite bitter. Excellently balanced. Mouthfeel is light and not quite crisp. Another session ale, and with the low abv dare I say a perfect session ale.

11-17-2007 00:20:23 | More by slitherySOB
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.2/5  rDev -9.6%

Lower than average alcohol, drinkable bitter. A palate cleaner. No smell, some ofsetting malt and citrus and acidic from hops. Thin-Medium mouthfeel. Dare I say a session ale? Light caramel colour. Does the trick, but average. Understated carbonation.

03-27-2005 23:20:35 | More by Sammy
Pickwick's Best Bitter from The Olde Stone Brewing Company
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