Brakspear Bitter | W.H. Brakspear & Sons plc

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3.78/5
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134 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
W.H. Brakspear & Sons plc
England, United Kingdom
brakspear-beers.co.uk

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,093
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
134
pDev:
12.96%
Bros Score:
4.34
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 134 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of mishi_d
3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Markofsoton
4.47/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love this, perfect bitter really. had a bottle tonight but it always reminds me of hot days after work in London.

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Photo of dandy14
2.94/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.17/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Metalsnota
4.27/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JTuomi
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of parpalapelix
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdmundBlackadder
4.31/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JavierGC
4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of QuakeAttack
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Macamah
4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bmaggot
4.21/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

From Costco. At lunch, with fried potatoes + fried eggs + croquettes. In Ikea's pint glass. Full of english dry bittering hops and a smooth and creaming feeling. It's incredible they packaged all this in such a tiny ABV!

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Photo of FZR23
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of igl
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Spike
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On draught in The Crooked Billet pub in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire. Pours a clear copper with a dense, creamy, white head that persists despite no visible carbonation.

Sweet, malty, light, clean nose.

Taste is of sweet malt base with earthy, woody, bittering English hops. Very nicely balanced.

Dry mouthfeel with a creamy finish. No carbonation, which is typical of the style. Astonishingly rich for a mere 3.4% ABV.

An excellent, well-kept pint of English bitter served cool. Super refreshing. Nicely bitter.

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2.49/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Photo of Rukeli76
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Robertas
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DanLowery
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexW693
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerasaurus
4.23/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BoitSansSoif
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap in a pint, yellowish copper with small head and decent retention. Smells of butter, faint floral notes, taste is buttery with toffee aftertaste, and a nice bitterness that permeates the palate and lingers long after. An enjoyable and quaffable brew. Went well with chicken and leek pie.

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Brakspear Bitter from W.H. Brakspear & Sons plc
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 134 ratings
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