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Jo C's Bitter Old Bustard

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
White Hart HotelHingham, Norfolk26 Jul 2016
Earlham (formerly Mr Pickwick's; Earlham Arms) Norwich, Norfolk10 Jun 2016
Coach & Horses - Bethel StreetNorwich, Norfolk11 Feb 2016
Kings HeadNorwich, Norfolk14 Jan 2016
Holkham Hall Food & Drink FestivalHolkham, Norfolk31 Aug 2014
Wig & PenNorwich, Norfolk14 Aug 2014
The PhoenixCity, Central London27 Mar 2014
WhaleboneNorwich, Norfolk30 May 2013
Crown HotelWells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk30 Jul 2012
Shakespeares Ale & Cider HouseSheffield, South Yorkshire17 Feb 2012

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

White Hart Hotel, Hingham, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
WittendenNot Tried26 Jul 2016
WittendenAcceptable03 Oct 2015 Malt led, dark brown, not very bitter.
WittendenNot Tried29 Aug 2015
WittendenNot Tried29 Jun 2015
HSBGood22 Jan 2014
HSBGood29 Mar 2013

Earlham (formerly Mr Pickwick's; Earlham Arms) , Norwich, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewNot Tried10 Jun 2016
HSBNot Tried24 May 2014
HSBGood11 Jul 2013 Nice balance of malt and hops

Coach & Horses - Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
HSBNot Tried11 Feb 2016

Kings Head, Norwich, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
MitchExcellent14 Jan 2016 Copper or even darker. Good flavour

Holkham Hall Food & Drink Festival, Holkham, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
HSBNot Tried31 Aug 2014

Wig & Pen, Norwich, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
HSBNot Tried14 Aug 2014

The Phoenix, City, Central London

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Stephen HarrisAcceptable27 Mar 2014 I know these kind of beers are very popular, but brown bitters with tangy Crystal malt and faded hops do not do it for me. (If I had been told it was GK IPA I would not have questioned it).

Whalebone, Norwich, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
HSBNot Tried30 May 2013

Crown Hotel, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

WhoScoreWhenNotes
HSBExcellent30 Jul 2012

Shakespeares Ale & Cider House, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Martin the MildmanGood17 Feb 2012 Red/brown bitter with a sweet, malty character and very little hop flavour. Has the flavour profile of a mild, but is billed as a bitter. My score 15/20.

Jo C's Bitter Old Bustard

4.30% ABV.

We have tried this beer 8 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good.

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