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Bays Topsail

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Brewed by Bays
Style: Bitter
Paignton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;
Launched in June 2010, Topsail is a well balanced beer, deep amber in colour with a subtle sweetness throughout.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7189) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Cask, Le Bistro Pierre, Torquay, 05/09/14. Handsome auburn with a persistent dense lacing collar. Nose of pine needle, forest floor, soapy and peachy orange hop. Very decent rounded orange and pine hop balanced with digestive biscuit-type malt with sprinkles of milk chocolate. Hints of crushed hazelnut, Ovaltine and orange-hinting hop tang. Pick of the local shit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4247) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2013
Cask@The Criterion, Leicester. Amber beer with a strong frothy head. The aroma is fruity and dry, and the flavour is more drier with a fruity sweetness. Overall a really nice dry and bitter beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (646) - SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle from Cavendish hotel Torquay a clear amber beer with some intial toffee and carmel sweetness with grassy notes and some hop bitterness decent bitter

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1154) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2013
A mid orange brown coloured beer with a thick white head. A mild malty aroma, touch spicy and nutty. Dry mouthfeel. A dry, biscuity malt taste, nutty and spicy again, with a background of caramel then a zesty lemony hop flavour comes through to lift the finish. Tasted at the River Cottage Canteen, Axminster, Devon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
OwainTurner (322) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Toffee smell, lovely. Looks uninteresting. Taste o toffee, sweet and bitter. Overall very nice and refreshing. Yumm

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Juseq (158) - FINLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Draught. Aroma has malty sweetness. Flavor is a bit dull but quite clean and is dominated by maltiness and amber malt bitterness. Aftertaste has a bit ash, nothing special but drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (795) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 17, 2013
Bottled 0.5l ; Devon ; UK ; Malty,cereal,fruit and citrus aroma ; Dark amber color with smaller head ; Medium sweet and bitter taste ; Refreshing ; Medium body ; Pleasant bitter.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
wimpyjoe (3862) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2012
Some hops on the nose, weak bodied bitter in the palate, not much in the way of flavour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1389) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012
Best of the Bays catalogue so far. An excellent well balanced beer, nice colour and palate.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8066) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle. Golden brown with a thin foam. Aromas are caramel and toffee with tea. Lemon and lime with weetabix and earthy hops. Flavours are sweet toffee malts with brown sugar and ripe pear. Hints of lemon and lime. Dry tea on the finish. Decent.


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