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Brewed by Adnams
Style: English Strong Ale
Southwold, England

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 726   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised Bottle.
A fine, heartwarming English Beer, rich in flavours of malt and hops.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mulldog (13) - Rochdale, Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Dark reddish-brown with a small cream-coloured head. Malty and noticeable alcohol content. Lovely beer, with a dry finish. Enjoyable!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ronaldtheriot (1279) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Adnams Broadside (bottled version, introduced in 1972) has a very thick, creamy, beige head, a clear, bubbly, copper appearance, and significant lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, syrupy, brown bread crust, nut, and mild hop oil. Taste is of banana, sweet, brown bread, sugar, and a mild, balancing, straightforward bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and somewhat slick, and Adnams Broadside (bottled) finishes semi-wet, easy drinking, and not the least bit alcohilic. RJT

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenOver (98) - SLOVENIA - SEP 17, 2014
Pours dark brown, low jead and low carbonation. Smell is slightly sour, coffee notes. Taste is full-bodied, not aggressive, gentle aftertaste. Excellently balanced!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjoeng (34) - - SEP 13, 2014
6.3% ABV. RUBY RED BEER Pours out with a nice m

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (825) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a clear, dark ruby colour with thin cream/orangey red head that lasts about 5 mins. Aroma is of malts, barley, hops and dried fruit. Nice malty, hoppy taste with raisins coming after. Really smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2897) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Tap at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is reddish brown with small creamy white head. Aromas and flavors: Sweetness, dark fruits, nuts, some alcohol, hops and malts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
msalsbury (26) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2014
The flavor starts out with a slightly hoppy note and a very darkly roasted grain bitterness, followed by moderate maltiness, and finishing with a hoppy bitterness. It’s a beer I really want to like, but just don’t love.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mt_hall (119) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottled. Clear dark red-brown with a small cream-coloured head. Malt and noticeable alcohol on the nose and sweet malt and molasses flavours. Warming alcohol, a dry finish, and balancing bitterness. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Appearance: Clear copper/ruby with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Toffee, raisin, malty, caramel, light fruit cake. Taste: Low/medium bitter and sweetness and low sourness. Palate: Medium thick grainy texture and body, average carbonation, abrupt dried fruit, malty toffee finish. Comments: Good and lace.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeliriumT (361) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
Pours dark with tan lacing. Aroma is rich with dark fruits and raisins. Flavour is similar to the aroma but with some lingering bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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