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Allendale Curlew’s Return

Brewed by Allendale
Style: Bitter
Hexham, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Seasonal - Februay to July. Also available bottled.
A true red brown coloured ale, highly drinkable with a full bitterness and an exciting citrus floral hop character from a late hopping of Cascade.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (3058) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2016

Lukt: Frukter, rosin, krydder malt og karamell.
Utseende: Lys brun.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekknde skum.
Smak: Frukter, rosin, krydder og litt vørter.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes, Nydt@Hjemme.
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@4,2%, Når@08.05.2016

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (7511) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2016
50 cl bottle from Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes. Pours clear red/amber with a solid creamy off-white head. Aroma of pine and herbal malts, nice. Taste is light sweet, spicy with dried fruits and a piny light dry finish. Weak carbonated, a tasty bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2015
Cask at The Station House, Durham, £3.40/pint. Pours ruby-amber with a thin, bubbly, off-white head. The nose is sweet and full of nutty notes, tropical fruit and orange peel. The taste is well-balanced bittersweet with pleasant, rich, zesty flavours of orange, green wood, raisin and spice. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8052) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Cask at the Norman warrior Lowestoft. Reddy amber coloured pour with a lasting loose greyish head. Aroma is woody bark, burnt pine needles, dried fruit flavour is composed of unrefined sugars, piney needles, strawberry jam, woody. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonate. Lingering piney hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours chestnut red brown with off white head. Spice, smoke, little citrus kick. Decent red.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4903) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - deep amber with a proportionate head. Nose - bran flakes almost into cake. Taste - light cake and dried orange peel. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - a solid Bitter. Quite pleasant.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mackeon (163) - - JUN 27, 2015
A very dark bitter. The aftertaste is a little metallic, the hops should blend in better. I still found it a worthwhile drink, and the artwork is very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2448) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a thin white head, plenty of hops and fruit in the aroma, taste is light and on the sweet side with a short dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (7829) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Bottle from Grassington Wine Co, Grassington. Copper-amber with a very thin head. Has a plenty of toffee in both its nose and taste with a small smoothness to its texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (8809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
Cask at the Guildford. Pours clear golden amber, thick white head. Aromas are malty, caramel, light herbs. Taste is more of the same. Light sweet finish, but nicely balanced.

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