Bitter

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Bitter

Bitter is an English specialty, and very much an English term, generally denoting the standard ale—the “session” beer—in an English brewer’s range. They are characterized by a fruitiness, light-to-medium body and an accent on hop aromas more than hop bitters. Colors range from golden to copper. Despite the name, they are not particularly bitter.
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Why a Beer Can Smell Bitter

Most discussions about hops naturally include bitterness. As well as hop oils, lupulin glands within the cone contain hard and

Buyer's Guide for Beer LoversFull Pints

Ale

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