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BJCP 2015 Style Guide Description Error
« on: May 08, 2021, 12:05:30 PM »
Wasn't sure where the best place for this was.

The description of best bitter (11b) is partially incorrect (botched copy/paste from 11a?)
Looking through the file, I corrected it so whoever maintains it should be able to just past this in :

<F_S_PROFILE>Aroma: Low to moderate malt aroma, often (but not always) with a light caramel quality. Bready, biscuity, or lightly toasty malt complexity is common. Mild to moderate fruitiness. Hop aroma can range from moderate to none, typically with a floral, earthy, resiny, and/or fruity character. Generally no diacetyl, although very low levels are allowed.  Appearance: Pale amber to light copper color. Good to brilliant clarity. Low to moderate white to off-white head. May have very little head due to low carbonation. Flavor: Medium to moderately high bitterness. Moderately low to moderately high fruity esters. Moderate to low hop flavor, typically with an earthy, resiny, fruity, and/or floral character. Low to medium maltiness with a dry finish. The malt profile is typically bready, biscuity, or lightly toasty. Low to moderate caramel or toffee flavors are optional. Balance is often decidedly bitter, although the bitterness should not completely overpower the malt flavor, esters and hop flavor. Generally no diacetyl, although very low levels are allowed. Mouthfeel: Light to medium-light body. Low carbonation, although bottled examples can have moderate carbonation. Comments: More evident malt flavor than in an ordinary bitter, this is a stronger, session-strength ale.</F_S_PROFILE>

<F_S_EXAMPLES>Adnams SSB, Coniston Bluebird Bitter, Fuller&#39;s London Pride, Harvey&#39;s Sussex Best Bitter, Shepherd Neame Master Brew Kentish Ale, Timothy Taylor Landlord, Young&#39;s Special</F_S_EXAMPLES>

 

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