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Adnams Fisherman

 (RETIRED)
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93
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Formerly brewed at Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal -
An easy drinking traditional style ale. Clean and refreshing yet dark and mysterious, Fisherman is a deep coppery red, conjuring up roasted nuts and dark chocolate, with a lingering taste of liquorice and dried fruits.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Cask at standing order. Pours reddish brown, nose is light toffee, taste is creamy, malty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6360) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol, November 2012. Dark, ruddy brown with a decent, off-white head. Spices, tobacco and roasted malts, slightly out of place milk chocolate and a moderately bitter finish. So so.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4140) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
Dark bitter with a glow. Deep malts in the aroma and a slightly sweet taste. Fairly crisp.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (2925) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2012
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow (29 Oct 12) - deep red tan, no bubbles, tan head, coffee, roast malt aroma, roast malt flavour, sweet, oily feel

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (833) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2012
Cask at JDW. Dark amber shade with a small ring of bubbles. Deep, malty caramel flavours dominate but there’s a very noticeable toasty character and some interesting hints of spices. Credit to them as this does taste like something I imagine a stereotypical fisherman might drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31464) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2012
From cask at The Hengler’s Circus. Pours clear and golden deep brown with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty, breadish and roasted. Light herbal, breadish to light sweet caramelish. Toasted and lingering caramelish together with a good bitterness to counterbalance. Dry and bitter, malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7246) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2012
The Felix, Nuneaton, 08/11/12. Sesame oil aroma, slight sulphur. Good complex malt sweetness with sesame, black cherry, cocoa sprinkles, hints of burnt toast and dried fruit. Unexpectedly deep.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4567) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2012
Cask at The Greyhound (JDW), Maidenhead. An amazing colour - raspberry red when held up to the fire, otherwise magohany with a ring of white head; earthy malt aroma; rather thin and sweet in the mouth with a soft, berry fruit flavour; and some dry chocolatey malts to finish. Needs a bit more weight.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14655) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2012
cask at Sorder ...deep red brown ... thin tan head ... soft toffee roast malt nose ... creamy malts ... soft woody toffee

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
stravale (2123) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 28, 2012
Cask @ JDW Standing Order, Edinburgh 261012
Dark caramel , clear dense white head
Aroma - Rusty metal, sulphur, old yeast, poor aroma
Taste - Mineraly, rusty, Burton minerals, old English bitter hops, odd yeast, some dark fruits, oh no I’m really not liking this
Palate - thin body. Finish as main flavour..rusty minerals
Overall - This is the worst Adnams beer I’ve had. What was going on here?


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