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XXXX Bitter - Castlemaine Perkins

Not Rated.
XXXX BitterXXXX Bitter

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
63
poor

63 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 2.49
pDev: 29.32%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Castlemaine Perkins visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 04-08-2002

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2.26/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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1.25/5  rDev -49.8%

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2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -39.8%

I supposed the Bitter means English pale ale but it is not. We have this kind of adjuncts everywhere, and this one isn't any better than others nor cheaper.

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2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

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2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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2.2/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +30.5%

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2.6/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.16/5  rDev +26.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -39.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of atigerlife
1.63/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Had at the recommendation of a waiter in Brisbane. He should be fed to a crocodile.

Pours golden with a slim white head. Retention is fine. Decent amount of carbonation rising.

Aroma is unassuming.

Taste is of adjuncts. Quite offensive.

Mouthfeel is a bubbly mess. Light bodied.

Overall, don't bother with this one. It is popular, so I'm assuming that is why it was recommended...but not all things that are popular are good.

Photo of Sphincta
4.45/5  rDev +78.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is my beer of choice for a good session. It has a bad rep that is not deserved.
(For some reason it is not cool to drink XXXX in Australia)

If I was at a bar to have 1 beer I would pick a beer with more flavours in the palate.
When I want to drink 12+ beers I choose to drink XXXX.

The beer has a lot of carbonation and must be consumed cold.

It is the most refreshing beer I know. More exotic beers will cause bloat/tiredness after a couple but XXXX can be consumed in large quantities without taste or thirst fatigue.

The hangover is light compared to other drinks. No headache or nausea. Only laziness and a mild resentment towards other people and the world in general.

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4/5  rDev +60.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +80.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev +20.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -39.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +30.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +30.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -39.8%

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XXXX Bitter from Castlemaine Perkins
63 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.