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Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Coniston Bluebird Bitter Bottle Conditioned

A classic bottle conditioned English Bitter!
We have not seen this one since 2016

Coniston Bluebird Bitter Bottle Conditioned...$6.99 / 500ml
4.2% ABV
Malt - Maris Otter pale malt and crystal malt
Hops - Challenger
“It is, quite simply, a wonderful beer. It is exceedingly pale, with just a hint of colour in its cheeks from the dash of crystal malt. It has a massive orange fruit aroma from the challengers, balanced by biscuity malt. Juicy malt and tart hops vie for attention in the mouth while the finish is tart and hoppy but well balanced by creamy malt. The bitterness rating is a substantial 36-38. The tangy fruit lingers on the back of the tongue until it develops a hint of orange liqueur.” Roger Protz - CAMRA

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