Spring has sprung. The clocks have gone forward. A young man’s fancy turns to
We have bright sunny skies and warm weather...well almost. Am I setting the scene for you? Because today
we have a premium Bitter that should be ideal for this time of year. Now I’ve
had this on cask in Ramsbottom, so once again was looking forward to trying the
It’s 4.6% and, as usual for RCB, comes in 500ml bottle-conditioned form. It poured straw in colour with minimum carbonation and the merest hint of any head. There wasn’t much in the aroma, but I did detect some sweet malt. The body was light, with a very mellow flavour. The pale malt is balanced by a little bitterness that last through to the bitter-sweet finish.
I enjoyed this on cask and while the bottled version doesn’t quite replicate that experience, this is still a pleasant drop.
Tyson says: A well-balanced, easy-drinking premium Bitter.