GSB (Guelph Special Bitter) | Wellington County Brewery

BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting More Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
GSB (Guelph Special Bitter)GSB (Guelph Special Bitter)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wellington County Brewery
Ontario, Canada
wellingtonbrewery.ca

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by peensteen on 08-09-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
0%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Sammy
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Wychwood Barns, enjoyed with george of F&M. Grapefruit colour with small retained white ehad, and some lace. Aromas is cat-p fom the Citra. Smooth drinker, above average mouthfeel, aided by understated carbonation. The European hops including Tettnang and Fuggles gave a big bitterness, citra is there as a dry hop. 32 IBU that seems 50 plus. A tad of chooclate malt, lots of carmel, also notes of cabbage and raddish. Long bitter finish.

 448 characters

Photo of peensteen
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Collaboration brew from Wellington and F&M Brewery, brewed at Wellington for TFOB.

Pours an orange amber colour, decent white head, light lace. Smell is hoppy and malty up front, lots of citrus and grapefruit, light buttery presence is noticed as well, also a caramel maltyness comes and goes but fairly hop forward. Taste is malt and caramel followed by a long hoppy bitterness, pine with some citrus present, clean finish with more bitter hop aftertaste. Medium carbonation, medium body, slightly oily, good weight. This was very good and one of my favourites of the day, fairly hoppy for a bitter that straddles the line of APA quite closely, solid collaboration for sure.

 678 characters

GSB (Guelph Special Bitter) from Wellington County Brewery
3.79 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.