8 Wired Brewing
Brewed at Renaissance Brewing

Style: Amber Ale
Warkworth, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 331   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chambertin94 (7) - le perreux sur marne, FRANCE - JAN 26, 2016 does not count
roasty, caramel, bread, coffee, resin, clear, red, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, le nez est d’une richesse extraordinaire, je retrouve des fruits rouges, les épices douces. crémeuse voir duveteuse elle laisse une petite sucrosité sans lourdeur. bien équilibré dans la richesse.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UjoKlobasa (361) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 19, 2016
Last bottle on New Zealand. What a finish! Well balanced, fruity, hoppy, medium sweet and medium bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jiwookdo (18) - changwon, SOUTH KOREA - DEC 29, 2015
bottle . deep amber color, malty, fully lasting, floral hop, hoppy ,caramel, medium body .. good 어두운 호박색 몰티한 향. 호피함과 적절한 탄산감 내가 좋아하는 밸런스.지속력& 나쁘지않음.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
colui72 (553) - HONG KONG - DEC 15, 2015
Deep amber with a medium white head. Nice aroma of caramel, brown sugar, fruits and hops. Tastes medium bitter, with lot of fruit, caramel malts and hops. Very hoppy for its style, a very original beer, born from an amber ale and an IPA. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ANZUShophunter (239) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2015
On tap at Mill on Constance, Fortitude Valley (charity event for brewers’ kettle explosion). Pours ruby red with nice frothy head. An excellent mix of bitter and sweet notes on the nose and the palate. My kind of beer, it’s a meal in a glass. Hang in there fine Gents!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (2242) - Tuusula, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Tap at roundhouse, hong kong. Deep copper color, white head. Hoppy aroma has sweetness and fruits. Smooth palate has lots of hops, fruity notes, some sweet caramel notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (6451) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 4, 2015
Clear deep nutty color with a thich tan head. Nice lacing. Powerful aroma and flavor in this one. Lots of grapefruit, bready and fruity. Maybe a bit to sweet for my likings. Still a decent and powerful ale.
[Bottle at Apotekergaarden in Grimstad, Norway]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Bottle, Ale House. Huge hop aroma. Finnish rye bread aroma. Forest dew. Taste is lemons, Finnish rye bread, creamy finish and big hops. Clean. Juicy. Really well-made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanosX (49) - - SEP 13, 2015
Aroma is of sweet apples and brown sugar. Flavour retains the brown sugar but adds the perfect balance of bitterness. The mouthfeel is round and substantial.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrTipple (2870) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Aroma: very intense floral hops, pine, straw, pale malts. Appearance: hazy amber, medium, off-white, frothy head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: some sweetness coming up, caramel, light exotic fruits, soft carbonation, pale malts, floral hops coming up, turns quite bitter and dry in the finish. Overall: excellent Amber Ale, quite complex aroma and palate. Bottle from Twenty One Wines, Brighton.

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