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Bachelor Bitter - Deschutes Brewery

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23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-06-2011

"Bachelor Bitter is a well-rounded traditional style English pub bitter that is always on tap at our pubs. Its full-flavored perfection comes from crystal malts, providing caramelized and toasted sugar notes, and generous amounts of English and domestic hops.

IBUs 50 | Alcohol by Vol. 5.3%"
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Ratings: 23 | Reviews: 4
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4.08/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.37/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Surprising beer. The style is not my favorite, but overall a very pleasant beer that I could return to time and time again.

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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.95/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2/5  rDev -44.3%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap served in a pint glass

A- Clear rustic orange in color with one finger eggshell head. Minimal head retention, minimal lacing.

S - Roasted malts primary scent. Minors include chocolate, cream, pine hops.

T - Follows the scent, but surprising NOT very bitter for a beer in the class. I usually don't like ESBs, and this beer was very palatable for me as a Bitter.

O - Uncharacteristically not very bitter for a beer in the class. Was enjoyable, but I won't get again since I don't love this class of beer.

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear golden colour with a small off-white head. Poor head retention.

Rounded citrussy hop aroma with a touch of toasty malt.

Crisp, yet smooth, caramel malt. Good earthy hop balance. Nice.

Moderate body with low carbonation. Very good.

A smooth, tasty Bitter with nice flavour. Well balanced but it could be a touch drier.

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3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Portland brewpub.

A - Pours a dark orange, almost brown with a silky creamy head that is white with orange streaks.

S - Hard to pick much up here, but some malts and barley do come through.

T - cake, bread, malts, sunshine, happiness. Very creamy.

D - Cask, so low carbonation, but silky smooth.

O - Bitter? No. Good? Yes!

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Bachelor Bitter from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.