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Adnams Spindrift

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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Southwold, England

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spindrift is a top-fermented, 5% ABV, chilled and filtered beer


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1239) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2014
A golden amber coloured beer with a weak white head. A light hoppy aroma with a background hint of pale malt. Dry mouthfeel. A mild bitter hop taste, some citrus fruit and a grassiness, then a dry pale malt flavour, bringing a biscuity, woody and a slight vanilla spice. The finish is mild bitterness and hoppy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
martin00sr (882) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
Clear golden, small, airy white head. Malty, grainy aroma and flavour. Sweet but short finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bamsen78 (3426) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden with small white head. Dusty and spicy aroma with notes of hops and yeast. Bitter, hoppy flavour with dusty and malty notes and estery touches. Citric hints. Watery. Bitter aftertaste with sourish notes. Tolerable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle, 5.0%. OK caramelly and sweetish aroma. Clear golden colour. Small white head. The flavour is caramelly with a mild hop bite. Has a little bread in the finish, but not too bad.

1.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
SilverfoX (414) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
has that yeasty malty doughnut smell, golden body with no head as im drinking from the bottle. tastes like water with yeast. worst beer ive had in ages, congratulations adnams.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robbienate (113) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Frankly it just doesn’t make any sense. Hop is just too extreme and sherberty for the body of the beer. Adnams yeasty apple aroma, but the rest is terrible. Mind you according to Jonathan Adnams, it wasn’t made for me anyway. As he says in The Publican, “But this beer is for people who have made the decision not to drink cask beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobolev (8) - RUSSIA - OCT 13, 2014 does not count
golden craft beer, full of flavour with a crisp refreshing citrus taste, wonderful orange peel aromas and crowned with a full white head from the wheat added to the brew. Brewed from a blend of East Anglian malted barley, Boadicea hops and wheat. Chilled and filtered to retain all the freshness, flavour and aromas of unpasteurised beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (3796) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - OCT 12, 2014
Golden body and small head. Equal aroma, with golden biscuit malts, cracker like, soft modern but modest carbonation. Okay de enable, certainly bitter enough, but a bit underwhelming overall. (33cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1590) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle. Golden amber body. Thin white head with no retention. Aroma is spice, red fruit, lychee fruit, kiwi. Alklaine taste with some tang. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4084) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Flying Horse Gatwick Airport, London.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, hops, grass.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, grass, floral.


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