English Bitter | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States | website

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Phocion on 11-21-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
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Ratings:
5
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
17.38%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 5
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4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on cask at the Clybourn Brewpub on 10/2/2011. Simply called "English Bitter." Notes from my phone.

Poured into an imperial nonic with a thick white frothy head and a hazy copper body. Very long-lasting retention.

Aroma was nutty and a hint of buttered biscuit. Roasted toffee and light earthy hops were also present.

Flavor, like the aroma, was mildly nutty and slightly biscuity. Sharp earthy/floral hop finish.

Smooth, velvety mouthfeel. Medium-bodied and perfectly carbonated.

Overall, this is one of the better English bitters I've had in the U.S. Amazingly drinkable and fantastic on cask. If only I didn't have a five-hour drive ahead of me, I could have easily sessioned these all afternoon.

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English Bitter from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.2 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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