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

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
Adnams Lighthouse is developed from our Champion Pale Ale, a beer that won many awards from 1922 to 1980. With an ABV of 3.4%, this classic amber beer delivers a crisp, refreshing taste- With its light fragrance, lovely malt flavours and long hoppy after palate, Adnams Lighthouse shines through as another champion Beer From The Coast.
Cask version released as Pale Champion Ale for the 2009 JDW Festival.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4583) - Edmonton, Alberta, - OCT 5, 2012
500ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a finger and a half of white head that settles to leave some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild caramel and grass. Taste is a light caramel malty sweetness with a grassy hop bitterness. A pretty decent bitter style ale that is drinkable but nothing special.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klm1 (352) - - APR 13, 2015
Reddish gold colour with orange firm head. Aroma of fruits, hops, some caramel notes, herbs. The same are flavours, with malty notes. Medium bitterness and compact body, surprisingly not watery for so low abv. Unbealivable but drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
edsspoon (714) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle - light amber with a substantial fizzy beige head. Aroma of corn, grass and some flowers. Taste of light toasty malts, a little white wine, flowers and a light bitter finish. Unexpectedly heavy body and low carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5529) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours clear copper amber, thin ring of white head. Malty aromas, light nuttiness. Taste is metallic, caramel, nuts. Sweet finish. Gassy. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kita (1348) - Koper, SLOVENIA - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle, 0.50l. Clear deep amber color with medium frothy off-white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma of cereals, fruits, grass and mild vanilla. Taste starts with light sweet toasted malt, follows by slight grainy and fruity sourness with dry mouthfeel, while finish is mild bitter. Light to medium body, oily texture and average carbonation in palate. Quite tasty for such low ABV...

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
fossil_blue (9) - SLOVENIA - DEC 12, 2014 does not count
copper / amber colour, pale aroma, specific taste, a bit of fruity flavour, dense sort of thick to drink

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rand (1297) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle 500 ml from Amstein - St Légier (CH). Reddish amber with a short head, tasted towards 15°C. Malted beer, hop UK, fruit and earth. Rather dry with notes of almond, zest, dry fruits and biscuit. Grassy and earthy bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6219) - ITALY - AUG 2, 2014
leggermente ambrata schiuma media buona persistenza lieve nado maltato un tocco toffee legno buona secchezza buon amaro piuttosto lungo un po terroso

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bartholos (22) - GERMANY - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from a local store in Yorkshire. The Lightouse has a sweet malty and slightly fruity hop aroma with hints of citrus. It pours amber with a minmal fine frothy head. The flavour is primarily defined by the fruity hop with secondary notes of light sweet malt and finishes with a pleasent bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (4840) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle at Sarah’s house. Adnams fest. Copper coloured pour with a fleeting off white head. Flavour is straw, burnt sugars, and chalky mineral. Palate is very thin, watery and carbonic acid. Poor.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (1138) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 17, 2014
Pours a clear coppery color and is topped with an average slightly off-color head. The mostly malty aroma is nice and there are also some soury and alcohol notes present. The taste is moderately bitter with slightly metallic aftertaste. Drinkable and nice, except the finish.


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