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Miss America | George Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery

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George Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Summer

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Added by jazzyjeff13 on 07-31-2011

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by EmperorBevis:
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Having seen me quaff Anchor Steam Beer, Brooklyn Lager and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale it also being a very sunny and hot day for the start of Autumn, my good lady brought this beer back to quench any thirst that my have arose.

The bottle label is very cheeky and funny and brought a beaming smile to my face.

I opened the bottle with eager anticipation and was greeted with a tidal wave of hoppy aroma.

I poured the bottle into a very venerable Guinness tulip glass that revealed a beverage burnished amber with a tight white head that stayed halfway down the pint even curtaining the glass slightly.

The initial taste in the mouth is very much the text book beer taste of hops and malt then with the aftertaste comes the promise on the bottle of 'bigger and better' where intense hoppy malt combined with yeasty searing overwhelming bitterness like a B-52 bombing your tongue.

Not exactly what I expected I should imagine some Bud fans picked this up and had their heads blown off with friendly fire.

At 99p for 500ml a damn sight better than a poke the eye from old glory.

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2.88/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A 500ml bottle with a BB of July 2012; bought at Aldi. The front label says 'celebrating American independence' so it was presumably brewed to coincide with the fourth of July. It also features a picture of a seriously chunky blonde - perfect for chubby-chasers!

Poured into a Sam Smith's pint glass. A brownish-golden hue with medium carbonation. Forms a lackluster head of frothy off-white foam; this subsides after a minute or two. Aroma of sweetish caramel malt with notes of grain, caramel, yeasty esters and stewed hops.

Tastes of caramel malt with a mild bitter finish. Notes of earthy yeast and harsh stewed leaves, along with faint fruity hints. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and mildly astringent. Aftertaste of malt with a leafy bitterness - not brilliant.

A pretty average ale - certainly doesn't compare to a good American beer. Lacks aromatic hops, and the stewed leaf bitterness is unpleasant. If you wish to celebrate Independence day, might I suggest selecting something better.

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3.75/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Forgot to drink this 500ml bottle on 4th July, so the bottle was broached today (17th July 2012): some 13 days before it's best before date.

Poured into a Batemans badged UK pint sleeve obtained from the brewery some years ago.

Light amber body, big white bubbles in a thinning but full head.

Floral nose wrapped in a caramel wafer dipped in a toffee apple mixture.

The taste was more bitter than the smell indicated: starts mildly malty then turns into a hoppier brew mid-sip becoming hop dry towards the end.

Good body strenght and the flavours carried some interest throughout the tasting: well carbonated and all in all a fine beer for the money I paid at a local cut-price supermarket (M & B).

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Miss America from George Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery
Beer rating: 3.29 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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