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Gritty McDuff's Best Bitter - Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

168 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Best Bitter was the first beer we ever brewed, way back in 1988 at our Portland Brew Pub. This true English classic has been the anchor of our draft selection ever since.

Best Bitter is a copper-hued and well-balanced ale with real old world integrity. We use fine Yakima Golding hop flowers in the brewing of this beer for a fine dry finish that compliments the malty palate. The taste captures the freshness of a hand-drawn ale that goes right from the conditioning tank to your glass!

25 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-26-1999)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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patrick802

Vermont

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.6%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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abrodsky

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Virginia

3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Into a pint glass:

A: brown body and has a thick, lumpy white head that lasts for about forty seconds. Some carbonation is seen rising with minimal lacing around the glass.

S: malty with some earthy hops, some nuttiness comes out as the beer warms.

T: centered around the malts and it gives a pretty good sweet yet earthy and slightly bitter flavors. Everything is balanced pretty well. Some apple comes out once the beer warms.

M: medium, the right amount of carbonation is felt on the tongue

O: this is a pretty good beer that I would have again.

06-25-2012 22:56:58 | More by BeerKangaroo
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Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Maine

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Connecticut

2/5  rDev -45.1%

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Gritty McDuff's Best Bitter from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.