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Adnams English Red Ale

Formerly brewed at Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Special for the JD Wetherspoon Spring 2014 Festival. This new, amber-coloured ale showcases English hops and has been brewed especially for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. The fruity, caramel and light floral aroma leads to a prominent hop profile, balanced by a good malt presence. Hops used: Admiral, English Cascade, Landlady

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pistacho (55) - SPAIN - APR 2, 2015
On tap at Café Gaspar. Dry plum or fig aroma. Malty flavor, a little bit balsamic and some nutty hints. Soft acidity is the counterpoint, makes the ballance and give a refreshing end. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Musty, grassy nose, burnt caramel, floral, dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
9th April 2014
Crosse Keys Spoons. Light haze on this tawny amber beer, small bubbly pale cream coloured head. Palate is dry with fine carbonation. Dry malt. Light spicy ester. Bitter twangy dry hops, well buried. Finishes dry. Too dry and one dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1825) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Cask at the Unicorn (JDW) in Ripon. Deep amber body. Medium white head with good lacing. Nose is malt, wheat, red fruit and iron. Sour. Dry finish. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2635) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
Cask imperial walsall jdw. Amber colour decent white head lacing. Aroma is fruity floral notes. Taste is fruity pepper sweet malts ok go bitter finish. Medium body. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Stick Or Twist Leeds 14/04/14. A dark brown coloured beer with a russet hue and an off-white head and lace. Pleasant fruity hops and slightly toasty malts throughout. A nice body. The darker malts blend nicely and it’s not too sweet. It’s not brimming with flavour but it’s pleasantly drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresthepath (2122) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Cask at the Back of Beyond (JDW), Reading. Red with a small white head. Toffee then an earthy bitterness. Dull and unimaginative; quite astonished something so boring came out of Adnams given how good they’ve been in recent years. Meh, possibly heading towards bleagh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 31 March 2014. Poured a clear amber, with an off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of redcurrents, brown sugar and an almost Belgian-esque yeast. Gentle malty flavours, some slight spice and flowery hops. Finish was toffee, grain and hop resin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
On gravity at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol, March 2014. Deep amber with a slight, white head. Sweet, bready malts, some hedgerow fruits and a moderately bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hoppybreweruk (33) - WALES - APR 15, 2014
Good looking beer with nice head retention and lacing. However, up on tasting this beer it makes me feel like a passive smoker sat by a dirty ash tray.

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