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Alechemy Five Sisters

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Brewed by Alechemy
Style: Bitter
Livingston, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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cask,keg & bottled, regular
Named after a famous local landmark, Five Sisters is a rich amber beer combining British malts with a rich herbal classic Chinook hop, with hints of citrus.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (6441) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
[6387-20140627] Cask. Sweet barrel malt aroma. Clear, orange amber body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Woody toasted grains and barley malt flavour has a light burnt finish. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7/3/13) 3.3
(@ Blackfriars, Glasgow, Scotland)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8908) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle @ rescheduled weekly tasting shared by Joes. Clear dark amber color, small off-white head. Smell malts, caramel. Taste malts, caramel, slightly earthy, bitter hops, bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4288) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle @ benzai shared by joes. Clear dark amber to copper colour with a small off-white head. Smells coffee, roasty, nesquik. Tastes roasty, hint of iron, slightly chocolate. Pretty weird for a beer thats called a red ipa. Thin to medium body, easily drinkable, soft carbo.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (517) - - DEC 9, 2014
Very hoppy malty aroma. Smells like burnt caramel. Dark caramel appearance. Very smooth. Very little aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (3447) - Vantaa, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2014
50cl bottle. Clear copper color, thick white head. Milk chocolate, nutty notes, toffee in aroma. Flavor has citrus, toffee, chocolate, hops. Bitter, nutty finish. Thin. Pleasant bitter, goes nicely with the chocolate notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6523) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours an amber copper colour with a small head. Aroma of bread, some wet earth and grains. Flavour of toasted malts, strong almond notes, astrigent, grassy bitterness, biscuit and some citrus. Light to medium bodied. Very malty and heavy for a bitter. Not my kind of approach.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (826) - CROATIA - NOV 3, 2014
Cask at The Bon Accord, Glasgow. Pours copper with white head. Roasted malts, caramel, toffee. Bit nutty and piney.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (4915) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
50cl Bottle, tfs R&J! Called 5ive Sisters Red IPA. Clear copper colour, white head. Aroma of toast, roasted malts, leaning towards coffee. Flavour is of toast, grain, light hops. Meh... Light-bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4071) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Bronze with a medium head. Slightly bitter with maltiness in the background. Subtle bitter finish and certainly an above average example of this style/

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2258) - New York, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Tap at Nobles. Copper pour with roasted malt nose. tastes of bitter roasted malt, caramel, earth, lime zest, and dank hop. bitter aftertaste.


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