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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Amber Ale
Southwold, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Red Ale is brewed with a great selection of Australian hops varieties including Topaz, Summer, Ella and Galaxy which give the beer aromas of peach, lychee and tropical fruits. The addition of naked golden oats gives the beer a nutty flavour and wonderful rich smoothness, malted Rye adds flavours of freshly baked bread and it’s all rounded off with a crisp finish – delicious! What’s the Story? South Town Red Ale is a new collaboration cask beer, jointly developed by Adnams and Camden Town Brewery and brewed in Southwold by Fergus Fitzgerald, Adnams Master Brewer, and Alex Troncoso, Head Brewer at Camden Town Brewery. - See more at: http://adnams.co.uk/beer/our-beers/south-town-red-ale/#sthash.aZ1qs1Jc.dpuf


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rane (937) - Nibe, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2015
Cask. Dark amber with small white head. Aroma toffee sweet fruits. Taaste malts some hopp bitterness. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14447) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2015
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, caramel, fruits and has a nice sweet and semi dry finish. Nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (37873) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ Tapping the Admiral, 77 Castle Road, Kentish Town, Greater London, London England NW1 8SU.

[ As Adnams / Camden South Town ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, apple, light hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet with a long duration, sweet malt, sweet apple, malt, caramel notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20140416]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1357) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2014
Cask in the Horseshoe NW3. Reddish brown ale. Nice well balanced hoppy ale, some toasty amber malts and fruity bitter hops. Slips down well, nice. The extra hops elevate this above typical Adnams bitters.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (2065) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Cask @ a pub in North London I can’t remember. Pours amber with thin white head. Smooth citrus, grassy herbal hops, bitter finish. Sessionable but uninspiring.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2824) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Un bon mélange entre les malts caramels sucrés et les houblons collants tropicaux. Agréable accompagnement à la jungle du Borough Market.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2197) - SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2014
Cask @ Flying Elk. Medium amber, slightly hazy, thin head. Hoppy, malty aroma, caramel, yeast, faint chocolate, apricot. Dry, medium body and bitterness, low CO2. Hoppy, malty taste, apricot, caramel, grass, yeast. Balanced, sessionable. (2014-05-10) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (3056) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
Tap@Pelt Trader, London - amber pour with medium head. Aroma and taste mix of sweet caramel malts, toffee, and some citrus and light herbal hoppy notes throughout. Decent drop this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6219) - ITALY - APR 30, 2014
amber medium head malty light oxidation medium good bitterness some fruity Bel ambrato fruttata frutta esotica buone note maltate leggera ossidatura

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 28, 2014
Cask, Charlies Bar. Klar og kobberfarvet, med et off-white, ikke voldsomt stabilt skum. Frugtig humlet næse med maltede accenter af kiks og karamel. Blomster-bitter i munden. Noter af brød og tropiske frugter. Rimeligt crisp, men med en let metallisk note, der ikke helt klæder en ellers nydelig britisk red ale..


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