Brewed by Adnams
Style: English Strong Ale
Southwold, England


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RATINGS: 792   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Adnams Broadside commemorates the fierce battle of Sole Bay fought against the Dutch Republic in 1672 off the Southwold coast, just across the green from our brewery. The fullness of the beer makes it a good accompaniment for stews and steak or kidney and ale pies. All sausage dishes complement Broadside well. A mature cheese ploughmans or cheeseboard of hard English cheeses are a perfect match for bottled Broadside. (Contains barley). Pasteurised Bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (630) - - JUN 23, 2015
Pours dark brown with tiny light brown head. Medium body, soft carbonation. Aroma of chocolate, pale malt, similar is taste. Surprisingly good beer, very enjoyable to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
simongladding (10) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Pours dark brown, white head. Roasted aroma, some alcohol taste, hops on finish balancing maltiness nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (563) - SPAIN - JUN 2, 2015
Dark amber colour, with a thin head that leaves ring and lace. Aroma of chocolate, licorice, dark fruits, plums. Creamy, not much carbonation, medium body. Taste of chocolate, plums, dark fruits. Bitter rough finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
madchemist83 (202) - USA - MAY 30, 2015
Banana bread, ripe fruit, bubblegum, malty caramel. Really good aromas. Pours brown with basically no head. Malt, licorice, washed rind cheese. Very smooth and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
overtheline (100) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2015
500ml bottle pours a clear, deep reddish brown with off white large head reducing to cap. Aroma is intriguing, sweet estery bubblegum note, ripe fruits almost has a whiff of belgian yeast about it. Taste is bubblegum and ripe fruit again turning bitterish and slightly metallic. Low to medium carbonation, shortish drying finish. As good as I had remembered.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (4050) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Deep dark reddish to amber pour, thin off-white head. Aroma is quite full of licorice, ripe fruits, caramel and a hint of roasted malts. Flavor is quite bitter, sweet malts, but a rather dry finish. Solid body and smooth texture. Decent brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (340) - GERMANY - MAY 11, 2015
Dunkles braunrot, klar. Toffee, Karamell, schmeckt stark, würzig, langer bitterer Abgang. Hopfen: First Gold.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
huineman (452) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 10, 2015
Pours dark mahogany, frothy tan head. Aroma is dandelion, iron, coffee, cocoa, dried cranberries. Creamy, low carbonation, oily. Good balance between sour, metallic and bitter flavours. Pleasant bitter ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zimbo (808) - SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Complex amber leading to an earthinesswith biscuit and dry spice. Fullish body. Bit of a classic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TedE (634) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2015
Pint bottle into pint glass. Strong spicy malt nose, alcohol is noticeable. Ruby red beer with large tan head. Taste is burnt toffee followed by a little bitterness. Alcohol notes are present throughout. Ideal after-dinner beer.

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