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Allendale Curlew’s Return

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

bottled
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Bottled (backlog). Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is nutty, resiny and wooden along with some caramelly, bready and earthy notes. Flavour is crisp on the malty side (crystal, caramel, biscuit) and has a nice wooden, nutty and mildly toasted note to it as well. Nice floral and grassy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of lemon, citrus, peach, fruitiness and malt. Flavor is sweet and malty with some biscuit, bread, some bitterness and herbal notes. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14069) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. A dense, finger-thick off-white to light beige head forms over an unclear, dark amber colored body. The aroma is mostly on the toffee side, with a pleasant citrusy touch. Cocoa notes and some resiny hints. It’s medium bodied and quite dry on the palate, with a pleasant carbonation level. Toffee, hazelnuts, cocoa, citrus peel and resins in the flavor, with a nice bitterness. Lasting finish. Quite pleasant and easy drinkable this one, sessionable. 140927

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8180) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, nuts, citrus, grass and floral with hint of cocoa. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long nutty, caramel and grassy/floral finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, light hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, nutty, caramel, grass. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20131229]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5518) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
500ml Bottle - Dark amber/copper in colour. Walnuts, chestnuts and hops in the aroma. Nicely balanced taste with biscuity malt, nuts and some floral hops. Easy to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (4088) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, reddish dark amber colour with average, thick, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Airy hoppy aroma has cautious fruity hints of red berries, a touch of nougat. Taste is minimally bitter hoppy, cautious unspecific malty background with a nuttily touch and hints of nougat. Slightly unbalanced, doesn’t meet my taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10775) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Average moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Average moderate hoppy finish. Oily palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (6305) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Johns, Århus newyear tasting. Pours golden with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, little caramel, nuts, grass. Flavor is malt, caramel, nuts, wood, grass. Medium body, lively carbonation

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11787) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, nutty and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 291213


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