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


on tap

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A real brewer’s beer! Premium gravity and a full citrus bitterness really make this golden - caramel coloured ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2015

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Allendale Swift ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, malt. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration, nutty, earthy, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140812]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (6596) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear pale amber with a thick white head. Aromas of nuts, wood resin, light citrus. Taste is nutty, biscuit. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1764) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bottle Rheged Penrith. Sparkling clear amber colour. Lovely citrus and light caramel aroma, bitter and biscuity with a sharp fruity finish. Allendale continue to impress.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23768) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear amber colored with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and hops with notes of bread. Fruity flavor of caramel and hops with notes of bread. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30685) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2015
Bottled. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, fruits, and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (5803) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle shared at Christ’s post GBBF minidig 16/08/2014. Translucent hazed yellow/ orange coloured pour with a thin white head. Aroma is toffee, caramel, some sweet honey and a little berry hop. Flavour is composed of cardboard, stale malts, honey and caramel. Palate is caramel sweet, moderate carbonation. A bit too much age.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rlgk (14376) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle shared at chriso Post-GBBF Tasting 2014, London. Clear golden beer, almost no head. malty caramel aroma, hay, grapes, citrus, banana notes. Fruity bready flavor, biscuits, citrus, grapes, some hay.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Leighton (14334) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle shared at chriso’s Post-GBBF 2014 Tasting - London. Pours muddy gold with a bubbly head. Lots of grains, toffee, earth, straw. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Toasted grain finish. Bland. Not very good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (12865) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is malt driven, biscuit tones, bready, spice, toffee. Taste comprises toffee, straw, biscuit malt, trace of dark fruits, hint of nut. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with light bitterings. So so bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (10606) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle shared @ ChrisO after GBBF Day 1. Hazy light orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste malts, caramel, slightly herbs or spices, slightly leaves, lightly bitter. Average body and carbonation. Meh, don’t really like it.

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