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XXXX Bitter - Castlemaine Perkins

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
64
poor

61 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 61
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 2.51
pDev: 29.48%
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 04-08-2002)
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Photo of atigerlife
1.59/5  rDev -36.7%
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.

atigerlife, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of nitrofenix
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

nitrofenix, Nov 19, 2014
Photo of JackieKu
1.5/5  rDev -40.2%

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.

JackieKu, Nov 10, 2014
Photo of spycow
2.25/5  rDev -10.4%

spycow, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of NorCalAussie
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

NorCalAussie, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
2.2/5  rDev -12.4%

Stuckey_Stuckey, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
3.25/5  rDev +29.5%

patre_tim, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Rickus
2.6/5  rDev +3.6%

Rickus, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of probert
4/5  rDev +59.4%

probert, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Mick82
3.16/5  rDev +25.9%

Mick82, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Sambosa
1.5/5  rDev -40.2%

Sambosa, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of endless1408
3.25/5  rDev +29.5%

endless1408, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of Sphincta
4.53/5  rDev +80.5%
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.

Sphincta, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of Qdiver
4/5  rDev +59.4%

Qdiver, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of amberBob
4.5/5  rDev +79.3%

amberBob, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of Agentveba
2.25/5  rDev -10.4%

Agentveba, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of GraduatedCashew
3/5  rDev +19.5%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of remitrom
1.5/5  rDev -40.2%

remitrom, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of beerbtl
2/5  rDev -20.3%

beerbtl, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of magpieken
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

magpieken, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of tonton
3.25/5  rDev +29.5%

tonton, Apr 04, 2013
Photo of Tonyole
3.25/5  rDev +29.5%

Tonyole, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of BILF
1.5/5  rDev -40.2%

BILF, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of bsopko
2/5  rDev -20.3%

bsopko, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of mungus
2/5  rDev -20.3%

mungus, Jan 29, 2013
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XXXX Bitter from Castlemaine Perkins
64 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.