Brewed by Adnams
Style: English Strong Ale
Southwold, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 785   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
huineman (431) - 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 (771) - 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 (592) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
triskaideka (243) - Killarney, IRELAND - APR 28, 2015
50cl bottle from Aldi - pours dark amber with off white head, aroma of fruit cake, dried fruits. Taste - malt, fruit cake. Pretty good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (718) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - APR 15, 2015
Raspberry and malt aroma. Body is a deep ruby with a thin off white head. Biscuit and sweet raspberry taste balance with a moderate dose of bitterness. Has a bold presence but has a enough sweet malt as to not scare anyone off.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GlassBrass440 (306) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 27, 2015
Aromas of Fake fruit flavoring. raspberry. Fairly sweet. Quite disappointing overall. Looks good though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Temptation (256) - - MAR 25, 2015
Nuts and toasty, even wooden, notes flavor, watery but with a notable body, easy to drink but highly enjoyable. A very remarkable sample of a modern English strong ales, and probably the best Adnams’ brewjob.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (5570) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2015
50cl Bottle from Co-operative. Clear ruby-brown colour, beige head. Aroma of fig bread, dates, earth, quite sweet, nuts, dark fruits, malty. Flavour is medium sweet, malty, figs, fig bread, dark fruits, light earthy bitter finish, some marmalade. Medium bodied. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (2095) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pint bottle purchased from Lifesource Natural Grocer Salem OR $4.99 Dark amber coloured ale with a small,bubbly tan head. Great typical English malt and hop aromas. Hay,nuts,leafy and earthy very nice. Balanced taste..interesting and with a strong light chocolate finish. Great smooth mouthfeel. Good traditional ale...excellent stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (322) - SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Pours a deep ruby colour with a white lingering head. Toffee aroma with hints of vanilla. Taste is burnt caramel, vanilla and hints of liquorice, and a nicely bitter aftertaste

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