Beast Bitter | Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

Beast BitterBeast Bitter
242 Ratings
Beast BitterBeast Bitter

Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
New York, United States

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 09-24-2001

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Ratings: 242 |  Reviews: 165
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4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of FrankShirley
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Mineo
4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Photo of RustyTruck
4.36/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I got this beer as an exchange from a family member in New york so I have no idea how long it was cellaring.

This was my first ESB so it would be wrong for me to judge it but... I swear to what gods I find holy this beer is the best ESB I have ever imbibed! And i have have tried many a bitter since.

I would love to try another to get a more objective review, until then: If you get a chance to try this beer GIVE IT A TRY.

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Photo of Zetcha7x
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of buzzy
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of electtodefer
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Village Tavern in Geneseo, NY.

Pours a golden honey color. Mildly hazy, looks unfiltered. Strong visible carbonation, 2 inch head. Some small spots of lacing throughout the session.

Sharp English hop aroma- grass, apples, pears.

Great taste. Pretty hoppy for what it is- a lingering hop bitterness stays throughout the session. Some apples and pears in the taste too, along with grass, biscuity malt, slight wood.

Medium to light body, crisply carbonated.

I'm really getting into English bitters these days, and I love this one a lot.

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Photo of Hopheadhiker
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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2/5  rDev -48.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Brendog9
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into my Newport Storm balloon glass. No freshness date on the bottle.

Burnt orange body with a vibrant white head.

The aroma is hard to place. It smells like a scotch ale with the faintest hint of hops poking through.

Very malty with hints of caramel. The hops make an appearance on the back of the tongue.

Overall, very enjoyable. I would drink this again.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Photo of Stignacious
4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Beast Bitter from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 242 ratings
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