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Adnams Southwold Kristal White

Formerly brewed at Adnams
Style: Wheat Ale
Southwold, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask, A 4.2% abv clear golden wheat beer with aromas of cloves and bananas which follows through on the palate with hints of toffee and a subtle sweet finish. It is brewed with malted wheat, barley and German Noble Hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (17832) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Cask @ Shakespeares Head, Soho, London. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, wheaty, light banana and yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 240413

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2013
Gravity @ exchange leicester. Golden filtered wit. Aroma is bubblegum. Tastes banana/bubblegum with slight clove/ginger tang. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rune (11372) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 17, 2013
Half pint, cask by handpump at The Philharmonic. Tiny white layer covering an amber-gold coloured body. Restrained smell of wheat and fruits, lightly spiced. Taste of clove mixed with lemony hops, ripe banana and sweet wheat. Sweet and dry end. Watered palate and a bit anonymous (Liverpool, 09.04.2013).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14177) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 15, 2013
Cask at The Devonshire Arms in London. Poured in a dimple mug. Copper color with an off-white smear. Spicy aroma. Flavor is very light caramel with something like ginger spice. Might be clove. Might have some citrus. Very pleasant. Finishes almost neutral bitter/sweet wise. Not a typical wit but very nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (428) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2013
Gold/slightly orange beer with a thin foamy, white head. Citrussy in aroma and flavour. Unexciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (6394) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2013
Three hand-pulled pints in Walthamstow on 6 Apr 2013 (small beer choice in the pub). Slight haze to this golden/light brew, on top a fairly thin head of white. Expected more flavour and aroma from a British Wheat beer, lacked the umph of bananas, vanilla I know so well from the German ones. It was OK but no strong taste, hints of wheatiness but subdued and delicate, subtle is a good word to use. I enjoyed it enough to have three pints anyway.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (6077) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2013
Cask at the Greyhound (JDW), Maidenhead. Clear amber with loose white head; floury aroma; soft floral taste with a grainy wheat-beer-like body; the finish is dry with some light babana and some citrus. Pleasant and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Mudlark London 19/03/13. A golden beer with an off-white wisp of head. Sweet and spicy. Quite clovely. SOme TCP notes. Clove and perfume in the mouth. Pretty odd really with some dentist’d mouthwash. Doesn’t work for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (4802) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2013
Cask by handpump at The Auctioneers, Glasgow - clear golden, thin off-white head, aroma of wheat and cloves, sweet smooth wheat malt mix, lingering non hop spicy aftertaste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8777) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2013
Cask at JD Wetherspoons in Balham. Mild wheat aroma, some of this is in its taste but it is an ale in character. Golden coloured.

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