Brunswick Bitter | Thunder Road Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Thunder Road Brewing Company

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by MrKennedy on 11-27-2011

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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of life_of_agony
2.7/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ywa
3.76/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ddaedalus
4.15/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours copper, decent head.

Aroma is slight caramel, grainy malt. some biscuit. Citrus, winey ester.

Tastes of caramel and slight biscuit, subtle spice. Grape ester, some candy ester. Strong citrus hop flavour. Body is good for style, not cloying, had a few without feeling bloated.

Difficult to judg as although malt profile, body and bitterness not unlike an english bitter, thehop profile is clearly Australian, though pleasant. Fruity and citrus, with pleasant grape like/ chardonnay ester that distinguishes it from the more macro beers being produced.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.57/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sambosa
4/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of admiral
3.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tastes and looks like a lager - not my favourite style but would be very refreshing when in the mood and the weather is warmer.

Looks like a classic lager and smells and tastes like a better and more flavoursome version of a mainstream lager.

Taste and aroma: biscuit, slight lemon/citrus, malt, pepper/spice and a nice bitter after taste.

Would need to be in the mood and the weather hot for me to have again but a solid enough beer.

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Photo of heygeebee
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of bylerteck
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the pub down the street. From notes.

A - Light-ish golden colour with strong carbonation. One finger of pillowy white head. Good lace all around and a film of retention.

S - Biscuity, bready, herbal. Light citrus hop. Mild yet inviting.

T - A little herbal, bready and biscuity. Nothing out of the ordinary but nice and tasty. Somewhat of a lager quality but more flavourful and complex. Most of the aroma follows through in the flavour with a crisp and light malt character and a complimentary hop profile.

M - Good carbonation, light body, mild bitterness.

O/D - Sessionable. Nice stuff. A very easy drinking, slightly more flavourful version of their lager. Light, easy, and flavourful. Akin to a bitter but lacking the malty backbone. Good and probably something anyone would enjoy.

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Photo of MrKennedy
3.17/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pot at Beer Deluxe.

Has a glowing orange-golden appearance with negligible white foam on top. Limited retention and the barest of lacing.

Smell is slightly fruity, some citrus as well. Not a heap there but not off-putting either.

Taste has some caramel, mixed in with a little citrus fruit. Ok, but nothing to rave about.

Mouthfeel is full, little bit bite at the end. Decent body.

It seems ok, but you just get a feeling that they have attempted brewing a macro-drinker super friendly unit snifter which leaves you feeling wanting.

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Brunswick Bitter from Thunder Road Brewing Company
3.37 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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