Boddingtons Bitter | Boddingtons

Boddingtons BitterBoddingtons Bitter
BA SCORE
2.95/5
82 Ratings
Boddingtons BitterBoddingtons Bitter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boddingtons
England, United Kingdom
inbev.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jarod on 12-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,366
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
82
pDev:
22.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 82 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of MaxOhle
2.73/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Benjiman
2.73/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Shame that they kept changing the recipe, I remember it used to have some estery banana characters, but now it only has vague bitterness and a smoothfeel. I find it's perfect for getting smashed on though, very easy to get a lot down.

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Photo of Lobina
3.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of manfromanotherplace
3.73/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A classic Mancunian brew, looks stunning as it settles in the glass, no real smell but a great creamy mouthfeel. A little sweet then a little bitter, this is subtle in every aspect.extremely low abv too.....i could sink half a dozen of these on a summer day.

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Photo of Euroglot
3.54/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmosey
3.94/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gregcordle
3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hayley_86
2.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JB62
3.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dzu
2.77/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

L: Light - copper color with foamy head
S: Nothing special
T: Sour, weak bitter and malt
F: Watery, light body.
O: Definitely not my kind of beer.

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Photo of takusan1000
3.07/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Not as good as John Smith's but still ok. Look is more of a dehydrated person's urine with a nice head from the nitro carbonation. Smell is bready, but barely there. Taste is also bready, and not assertive, with some mild bitterness in the middle of the tasting that fades quickly.

I'd go with other ESBs out there, but I'm not turning my nose up at a couple free ones of these that I got!

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Photo of Dovers
3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Daniel21396
3.81/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Mild Aroma, mild taste of bitterness with a creamy head

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Photo of SoPeL
3.07/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.37/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of olradetbalder
2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of PostRockandCats
2.9/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dheldman
2/5  rDev -32.2%

Photo of BostonJustin
2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of Drummermean
2.25/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of fgv1977
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of spointon
3/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of DrMindbender
2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of taxandbeerguy
3.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Boddingtons bitter draft.

440 ml nitro can served fairly cold into a glass. Advertised as 3.5% ABV.

Appearance - clear copper color, with a nice dense finger of frothy white head. The beer started cloudy but clears as the head forms and the extra carbonation completes it's ascent to the head. Nice retention and some good lacing.

Smell - nice malt bill that is light yet contains some faint floral aroma, and a goodly amount of grain.

Taste - mild bitterness mixed in with the grainy flavours. Watery tasting too, and while not bad for a bitter, it's even a bit more watery than most.

Mouthfeel - decadent and creamy, due tithe nitro cans. At the same time underneath that a light bodied and even thin beer (owing to the higher amount of water in this beer). Clean finish.

Overall - decent bitter that is very drinkable and easy to quaff. Better bitters exist but this isn't bad either.

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Photo of EmperorBevis
1.75/5  rDev -40.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

I've drank this beer over all my life
And though I have had exceptional cask pints at a semi rural pub that would have got near five marks but this is the cheap knock off nitro can

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Beer rating: 2.95 out of 5 with 82 ratings
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