8 Wired Brewing
Brewed at Renaissance Brewing

Style: American Strong Ale
Blenheim, New Zealand
Serve in Snifter, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36362) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2011

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

Unclear - hazy medium red - orange amber colour with a large, frothy, excellent lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, light heavy hoppy, citrus, pine, wood, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, hoppy, malt sweet, dry, resin - phenol notes. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft. [20110827]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32981) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2011
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours hazy dark amber with a small tan head. Aroma is dense fruity and dark malty. Pinewood hoppy too. Dense malty and pinewood solid hoppy flavoured. Bone dry and bitter into the finish. Ends solid bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29950) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2011
Draft. A hazy red beer with a yellow head. The aroma has notes of hops, straw, caramel, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, hops, spices, and malt, leading to a very bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25079) - Lyserødovre, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2011
On tap. Pours a cloudy amber with a yellowish head. Somewhat dusty hops in the nose. Medium body, quite some caramel, intensely herbal hoppiness leaving a bitter finish - distinctly bitter indeed! 130611

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21730) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, cookies, hops and pine needles. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, cookies, hops, pine needles and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21061) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2012
Bottled. Reddish amber colour with a small foamy off-white head. Aroma is floral hops, some honey, mild grass and quite caramelly and toffeeish. Mild wooden and herbal notes as well. Flavour is quite caramel malty, toffeeish, mild crisp maltyness as well as some fruity and floral hops with a nice wooden and herbal note coming in as well. Wellbalanced and refreshing. Easy to drink and hides the 7 % abv well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (20164) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2014
Keg at Mikkeller Bar, Stockholm. Hazy copper colour, small head. Grapefruity nose with a dash of caramel. Mid dry with solid body and firm mouthfeel. An harmonious mix of caramelly, bready malt and grapefruity hops, notes of cedar. Long balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2011
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a reddish amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16335) - , 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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15379) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2011
tap at brewdog bar ... hazy copper ... thin tan head ... sweet woody toffee malt nose ... fizzy front ... sweet creamy malty toffee hop ... bitter hop linger ... some pine ... some spicy hop ... def over fizzy

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