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Brewed by Adnams
Style: English Strong Ale
Southwold, England

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RATINGS: 818   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (1248) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Bottle; pours cola brown with a khaki head; aroma of malt, caramel, and a hint of licorice and dark fruits; taste is sweet with caramel, licorice, and a touch of dark fruits; finish is slight wet with a hint of bitterness; good beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (7758) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2016
*Old rating from 2012. Nette, karamelliges Bier. Schöne Ale-Note, tief. Dunkle Früchte, dunkles Malz. Dickflüssig-caramellig im Nachgeschmack mit moderater Herbe. Lecker!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (809) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2016
L: -pours a clear copper-ruby with a big,frothy,offwhite head -low to medium carbonation visible S: -spicy,herbal,raisins,strawberries,ch syrup,slight coffee,nuttytoasty finish -medium to high bitterniss for the style F: -medium carbonation -medium body O: Very spicy English Strong Ale. Pretty good overall

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EkinTelli (84) - TURKEY - DEC 14, 2015
Appearance between amber and dark brown and smells better than its taste not that much good beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackBeerPG (323) - Darien, Illinois, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Taste is sweet honey or vanilla, notes of tangy fruit detected. Amber brown and clear. tan head, Medium lite body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DavidAust (194) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle 500ml. Poured into a nonic pint glass. Initially served too cold so aroma was suppressed. When it warmed up a little, the aroma was soft but smelled a little like fruitcake with brandy - but far more subtle. Very nice. Poured a deep ruby red / chestnut colour. Tight cream coloured foam, which was about a finger width and held nicely leaving lacing all the way down the glass. Fairly mild sweetness but full tasting. Silky, velvety smooth palate. Short to medium finish with the fruitcake flavour coming in again at the finish, followed by a hint of alcohol which adds to the boozy fruitcake feel. Definitely needs to be at the right temperature to appreciate properly. Didn’t get half of what I’ve written during the first half of the drink and it improved 500% as it warmed up. This is a must have repeat for me. Awesome beer. Wow!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (431) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2015
Ciemnobursztynowe z biala piana ktora szybko znika. Slodowe z ciezkim posmakiem alkoholu. Owoce rodzynki. Calkiem calkiem

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerNinjaUK (243) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle from Waitrose. Pours dark brown with deep creamy head, which leaves significant lacing. Aroma toasty with chestnuts and malt loaf. Taste rich with bitter coffee, pine nuts and macadamia.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Halfling_4132 (87) - Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Aroma- Chocolate and hazlenuts. Appearance- Dark chestnut, clear with off-white foam. Taste- Heavy but quite sweet. Palate- Full bodied Overall- A bit heavier than I like, but still enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1869) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 20, 2015
Ambar rojiza, de escasa espuma, blanquecina. Translucida. Aroma frutal y tostado. En boca trago fácil, poco gas. Estupendo sabor que mezcla un tono general tostado con recuerdo de café, con notas de frutas rojas y amargor moderado. Buena ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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