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Melbourne Bitter | Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.

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BA SCORE
2.41/5
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49 Ratings
Melbourne BitterMelbourne Bitter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
Australia
fosters.com.au

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 06-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,222
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
49
pDev:
37.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 49 |  Reviews: 25
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2.09/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of AaronNQ
2.05/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of 54V4G3
2.24/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of stevoj
2.31/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Pours out clear golden with high fluffy head. Musty cardboard aroma, tastes like white school paste. At least a hint of bitterness at the finish, but a tough drink to get down.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
3.03/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I find this beer to be very sessionable it's a lager that's good to smash down at a bbq on a hot day.i get a earthy bitter taste and finishes very crisp.

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Photo of Mll777
1.23/5  rDev -49%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Too bad I can't give negative points. This is by far the worst thing I ever tasted in life... I had to vomit just by tasting it. I could not believe myself so got a bottle the next day, same reaction...

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Photo of TheBeerSeal
2.77/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Andrewziggy
2.58/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A strong, earthly bitter taste from the pride of Ringwood hops gives the taste buds, or caliculus gustatererius if you will, a flavor sensation

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5/5  rDev +107.5%

Photo of Connorarnott
5/5  rDev +107.5%

This is a drink for men. The sort of men that discovered the wheel and built the Eiffel Tower out of metal and brawn. A strong, earthly bitter taste from the pride of Ringwood hops gives the taste buds, or caliculus gustatererius if you will, a flavor sensation usually reserved for kings among men or gods. The little red delights are commonplace in the fridges and eskys of all the great beer drinkers in this big, brown, wide, wonderful land of ours and will forever be so.

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2.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of probert
3/5  rDev +24.5%

Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
2.28/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of dmorgan310
2/5  rDev -17%

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2/5  rDev -17%

Photo of Darryl_Lechte
4.46/5  rDev +85.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This was a delicious beer.
I would definitely have another, and I will.
In fact I already did. Lots.
Pours really well into beer bong.
Minimal froth, crisp taste.
Can crushed easily upon finishing.
Attractive logo.
Best enjoyed with your m8s.
Great accompaniment to the footy/cricket.
Discount on slabs at liquorland Frankston - $37.50 for 24 cans.

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2.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of drpimento
2.33/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Poured at a good temperature with a mammoth, thick, foamy, frothy, billowy, off-white head (suspect foaming agents) and lots of lace. Color is a clear yellow. Aroma reminds me of a common lager with a bit o hop. Flavor’s like nose, bitter, sweet, and tang are actually fairly balanced, adjuncts are present, as are off flavs, body/carbonation are soft. Finish is like flavor. I just want to get it over.

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Photo of schoon
3/5  rDev +24.5%

Photo of MylesMac
3/5  rDev +24.5%

Photo of XsoldoutX
2/5  rDev -17%

Photo of magpieken
3.25/5  rDev +34.9%

Photo of BILF
1.75/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of magnusdave
2.75/5  rDev +14.1%

Photo of soju6
2/5  rDev -17%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: Pours a dark yellow color with a small head that fades to no real lacing.

S: Aromais musty. Blend of yeast and hops with a bit of sweetness in the background. Has that old stale beer smell.

T: Taste is not much better, sort of funky with yeast and malt sweetness. Coarse bitterness and a sticky finish.

F: Light body, has a lot of rough edges and high carbonation.

O: Not a decent drinker, but then you can't expect too much from a poor step sister of Victoria Bitter.

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Melbourne Bitter from Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.41 out of 5 with 49 ratings
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