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Adnams / Sixpoint Make it Rain

Brewed by Adnams
Style: American Pale Ale
Southwold, England


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This deep-golden / copper-coloured beer, brewed by Shane Welch and Heather McReynolds at Adnams Brewery in Suffolk, exclusively for J.D. Wetherspoon, has a tropical fruit and citrus aroma, leading to a crisp, refreshing palate and citrus hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Golden amber, sweet toffee, bitter, juicy pine, dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
The Last Plantagenet, Leicester, 12/04/14. I’m just another sad guest on this dark earth. Honey gold smothering the glass with lace. Somewhat metallic tinned Rubicon aroma. Excellent fresh-wrung US citrus taste with soapy passion, dragon and grape fruit; white grape hints, balancing cashew malt sweetness. I believe in the mercy of the world again.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Don2711 (158) - - APR 15, 2014
Unfortunately couldn’t get past the cat’s piss smell of this drink. Fruity taste was nice and deceptively strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 9 March 2014. Poured a clear, dark gold colour with a rocky, white head. Sweet aroma of raisins, melon and brown sugar. Initial flavours of mango, caramel and grass. Bitter pine and resin in the finish, balanced with some chewy malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martin243 (800) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
1/3 pint at Gateshead ’spoons. Golden with a white head. Grapefruit and cat pee aroma. Citrus peel flavour Sharp, refreshing...and a little over-familiar? I feel like I’ve had a lot of similar beers in this style, and for my palate, this needed some tropical or blue fruit sweetness to rise above the ordinary.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
Cask @ Shrewsbury Hotel. Big hoppy citrus from the off like sticking your nose in a fresh bag of tropical hops. Pale malts, teasing bitterness, smooth finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (546) - SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Clear golden beer with a foamy head. Aroma is sharp grapefruit and the flavour is grapefruit with hops and an almost biscuit-y finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (1621) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Cask at the Hope Tap, Reading. Pale amber with a large cream head and a light fizz. Lots of pine and bitterness up front, then some spicy notes- ginger, perhaps? Sweet flavours start to come through- mango maybe, and those rhubarb & custard sweets- then the bitterness returns with grapefruit in the aftertaste. A decent beer, but not quite up to the best of the Adnams collabs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nocturne (888) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Cask at JDW, Altrincham. Hazy gold with a compact but long lasting white head. Hints of straw, white grape and honey. Slight bitterness to the taste but some sweetness also. Light and airy body. Promising flavours but seems a bit muted on the whole. Whilst not particularly bold it is very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2144) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Cask at The William Jolle (W’Spoons), Northwood Hills. An amber/golden coloured pour with a medium white creamy head on top. Hoppy, tropical fruit, citrus fruit aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, tropical fruit, citrus fruit, some grapefruit and a slight bitterness. Very nice indeed.

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