Best Bitter Special | Granite Brewery (Halifax)

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Brewed by:
Granite Brewery (Halifax)
Nova Scotia, Canada | website

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Best Bitter Special is our Best Bitter with fuggle hops added in the cask. This is a process known as "dry-hopping." There is a lingering bitter finish that dominates the flavour and aroma. Best Bitter Special won the 2007 Ontario Brewing Award in the Bitter catagory.

Added by Deuane on 01-02-2009

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Reviews:
1
Ratings:
5
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
16.67%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 5
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4.15/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a "special" dry-hopped version of their standard bitter. Dry hopped with Fuggles.

A-Hazy copper with a dense light tan head that would not go away. Left nice lacing on the way down.

S-The teltale aroma of the fuggles thanks to the dry hopping. A bit of sweet caramel malt sneaks in on the back end. The hop aroma is present but certainly not overpowering.

T-Mmmm...a lovely, masterful balance of a well done English bitter. Biscuity caramel malts dance with the herbal Fuggles.

M-Medium bodied and super creamy. The beauty of cask delivery! This one feels like hops infused cream!

D-Just about all day....smooth and creamy with enough hops to keep me happy and an ABV low enough to keep me out of trouble! Well done!

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Best Bitter Special from Granite Brewery (Halifax)
4.02 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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