8 Wired Brewing
Brewed at Renaissance Brewing

Style: Amber Ale
Warkworth, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Tall Poppy - India Red Ale This is an ale that is not afraid of standing tall among other great beers. The intense, sharp and fruity hoppiness is backed by its complex, caramel-like malty structure. Big, yet refreshing. Bold but balanced. This beer has been designed to have it all, to be the greatest common denominator.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7624) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2013
500 ml bottle. BBE 08/2013.
Pours a dark ruby brown colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, old hops and some biscuity notes. Flavour of strong sweet caramel, old but quite bitter hops again, dried fruits, grapefruit and biscuity malts. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a fruity, malty and light bitter finish. Not a fresh bottle unfortunately, yet good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jamesshaw (22) - - FEB 14, 2013
a nice red ale. hoppier than most ive tried. but still a good backbone. enticibg aroma. looking foward to trying the rest of their beers. seem to be popping up around australia

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dexcansino (544) - Andalucía, SPAIN - FEB 7, 2013
Cerveza color caoba. Con poca espuma, ligeramente cremosa. Olor acaramelado, con un sabor complejo. Muy buena cerveza.pp

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (4786) - Reval, ESTONIA - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle. Redish brown color. Nice tan head, stays. Punch of hops, slightly sweet, oranges in aroma. Juicy, hops, faint yeast and fruity notes in flavor. It is very drinkable beer, but not exciting enough for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (4669) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 24, 2013
Keg@Pomeroys, Christchurch
Ruby-brown cream with fairly high carbonation. redcurrant and pines on nose. Very astringent caramalt and resinous hops quite fizzy and not my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (3790) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2013
18-JAN-2012, bottle @ulklřbben meeting, @Henrik. Amber (!) with huge, creamy, lasting, lacing, tan head. Hoppy malty aroma. Bitter, grape fruit and pine. Taste the same with some dried and exotic fruits. Very creamy, short aftertaste. Overcarbonated. Fine brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2013
19th July 2011
Hazy dark amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Softish palate, fine carbonation. Slightly dry. Nice creamy malt base, smooth. Great piney hops with lesser orange and grapefruit. Trace of mango. Finishes creamy and semi dry. Well joined up. Sweet peach in the finish as well!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (11181) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 13, 2013
from Erzbierschof - clear reddish beer with a little but persistent foam; hoppy aroma of red fruits marmalade; notes of raisins and cream; a good malt backbone and a subtle but fair carbonation; a decent bitterness, quite dry with long notes of caramel and more red fruits hoppiness - very drinkable and charming

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 12, 2013
500ml bottle. Red brown colour, hazy, moderate off-white. Aroma is piney and grapefruit hops with some candy malt. Taste is much the same. Medium body. Overall, it is what it says it is, a red ale hopped like an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2013
Gedronken bij dutchdrebus, bij het inschenken valt de grote vaste schuimkraag meteen op. Bruine kleur. Ruikt fris, hoppig en zoet. Smaakt vol, hoppig, zoet.

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