Gritty McDuff's Best Bitter | Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company

Gritty McDuff's Best BitterGritty McDuff's Best Bitter
BA SCORE
45.1%
Liked This Beer
3.61 w/ 193 ratings
Gritty McDuff's Best BitterGritty McDuff's Best Bitter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
Maine, United States
grittys.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Best Bitter was the first beer we ever brewed, way back in 1988 at our Portland Brew Pub. This true English classic has been the anchor of our draft selection ever since.

Best Bitter is a copper-hued and well-balanced ale with real old world integrity. We use fine Yakima Golding hop flowers in the brewing of this beer for a fine dry finish that compliments the malty palate. The taste captures the freshness of a hand-drawn ale that goes right from the conditioning tank to your glass!

25 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-26-1999

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,386
Reviews:
115
Ratings:
193
Liked:
87
Avg:
3.61/5
pDev:
12.47%
Alströms:
3.41
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Into a pint glass:

A: brown body and has a thick, lumpy white head that lasts for about forty seconds. Some carbonation is seen rising with minimal lacing around the glass.

S: malty with some earthy hops, some nuttiness comes out as the beer warms.

T: centered around the malts and it gives a pretty good sweet yet earthy and slightly bitter flavors. Everything is balanced pretty well. Some apple comes out once the beer warms.

M: medium, the right amount of carbonation is felt on the tongue

O: this is a pretty good beer that I would have again.

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Gritty McDuff's Best Bitter from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 45.1% out of 100 with 193 ratings
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