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Adnams Shingle Shells

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


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
A festive 3.9% abv scarlet red ale brewed with a blend of Pale Ale, Cara and Black Malts and hopped with Citra and Cascade. This beer has a citrus aroma, with slight toffee notes on the palate and a dry finish. What’s the story? Shingle Shells is brewed to celebrate the festive season.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2015
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange. Tan head. Aroma is fruity. Roasted. Bitter. Dry, herbal and toasted malty. Bitter and bone dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (31471) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2015
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and butterscotch. The flavor is sweet with notes of målt, bread, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olliejobbins (1525) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2015
pint. clear dark ruby/chestnut with thin beige head. aroma is wet carpet, dough and weak spices. taste is weak hops, nuts and malts. didn’t really enjoy this one as much as i have other xmas beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1518) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Cask at the Garden Gate NW3. Reddish brown in colour. Quite a pleasant amber bitter with a malty backbone and some spicy and reasonably bitter hop. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Cask at Victoria Station Spooneria, 24/12/14. Chestnut brown topped with a moderate beige swirl. Nose is biscuit, perfume, light coffee notes, nutty. Taste comprises biscuit malt, toffee, brown sugar. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with light bitterings and some faint hop tunes. Adequate but not as good as most of Adnams more recent offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1542) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
A dark reddish brown coloured beer with a creamy coloured frothy head. A strong hop aroma floral and citrusy, grapefruit and lime. Dry mouthfeel. A zesty bitterness, loads of citrusy hop flavours, grapefruit and lime again, then a hint of dark caramel malt to balance the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7820) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Cask at the Curler’s Rest. Pours amber, aroma and taste are sweet toffee, floral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (8407) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
Cask @ Cockney pub, Århus. Pours brown with a small light brown head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, fruityt hop. Flavor is malt, caramel, fruit. Medium body, soft carbonation. 211214

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (3347) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Cask@toby, shenstone. Dark brown beer with medium head and good lacing.AAroma is malty. Taste is malts, caramel and a touch of spice. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (13468) - DENMARK - DEC 16, 2014
Cask @ Cockney. Deep golden/brown with medium creamy tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, fruit, hop and a little biscuit. Flavour is malt, caramel, hop, fruit, biscuit, toasted, medium sweet and a little bitter.

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