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Adnams Fat Sprat

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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint

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common

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our 3.8% pale amber summer beer proudly supports the Marine Conservation Society. Fat Sprat is brewed with Pale Ale malted barley, Munich, Cara and Black malt, with Columbus, English Goldings, Cascade and Chinook hops. It has a lovely citrus, grapefruit aroma with some spicy notes. On the palate, the citrus character of the hops shines through, balanced with a light biscuit flavour and a crisp, dry finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4413) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
Poured bright reddish amber with a tan head. Aroma of sweet berries, caramel malt and toffee. Light body, flavour is medium sweet toffee, lightly bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ Baxter’s Court (JDW), 282-284 Mare Street, Hackney, Greater London, England E8 1HE.

[ As Adnams Fat Sprat ].
Clear medium amber color with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, caramel, sour - fruity malt, light to moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet with a long duration, fruity, caramel, apple notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140809]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1508) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
part of my 2013 backlog. Copper colour with a white head. aroma has fruit and malt. the taste has more of the same with a orange marmalade bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (476) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 03/10/14. Deep Golden towards Copper colour, white head, Bitternesh and Hoppyness present, pleasant drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4956) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Pale copper with a ring of loose cream head; fruity malt aroma; bitter orange marmalade taste, rather thin, but with a reasonable woody bitterness; and a dry biscuity finish. A pelasant bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4642) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2014
Fra cask på JDW Waterend Barn, St. Albans 25 Sep 14. Mørk brun. Filmskum. Svak maltaroma. Smaken malt & litt plommer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (13203) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2014
Cask at the Pelt Trader - London. Pours clear amber with a fine, white cream head. Bready malts in the nose, some generic brown bread. Light to medium sweet flavor with more simple brown bread, light earthy bitterness, toast, faint leaves, berries. Light bodied with fine carbonation; decent condition. Moderately dry and bready to finish with lightly toasted malts and low bitterness. Simple bitter. Nothing wrong here.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4540) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Cask: hand-pulled pint in the Knights Templar, London on 12th Sep 2014. Poured into the tall Adnams glasses now available all over the UK where their beers are sold (I do not like them). Anyway the beer was a good mahogany colour with a full white head and looked fine. Hoppy nose with a strong malt hint as it warmed in the glass. The taste was also a blend of both hops and maltiness, pleasant without testing the taste buds too greatly. Light caramel coming through the slightly bittering hop content.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sad24 (207) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
At the bell in Walberswick, a nice pint, fairly dark and a bit of a floral hoppy taste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2944) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Cask@Charlies Bar, CPH - amber coloured pour with white head. Aroma and taste is caramel malty, toffee, light citrus, bitter finish. Ok.


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