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Beer Baroness X Epic Brewing Lady Danger Extra Hoppy Red Ale

Beer Baroness
Brewed at Pomeroys

Style: Amber Ale
Christchurch, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
For her second brew, Ava Wilson has partnered up with Epic Beer’s Luke Nicholas to create an extra hoppy Red Ale. Nicholas being globally known for his fondness of hops has certainly flexed his muscles delivering a bold shot to the taste buds as well as the olfactory nerves. For the 6.5 per cent ABV Extra Hoppy Red Ale, Wilson says that she has brought the “sweetness” – working with Nicholas to ensure a balance between the floral notes and alpha levels of the hop mix and the rich red malt used in the brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (4187) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Epic tick! In more ways than one. Draft at the brewpub in Chch. Brilliant red color with good retention and great lacing. Aroma is citrus, red candy, caramel. Flavor is medium sweet and nicely bitter and drying. Citrusy leafy hops. Candy sweetness. Medium bodied and enamel ripping. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2016
[8332-20160521] Tap. Light grassy grains aroma. Clear, orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head and some lacing. More grassy grains straw flavour. Medium body. Good, easy to drink. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Pomeroy’s, Christchurch, NZ)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2016
2016-05-21. Crisp orange body with a nice creamy beige head. 3+ Aroma is nice, with a good amount of fruit character, mango, citrus, tropical Flavour is similar, good amount of fruit character and bitterness, lightly musky green hops. Average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3+ 7/3-4/7/3/15-16 On tap at Pomeroy’s, Christchurch, NZ.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pdubyah (641) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 23, 2015
There is so much to like about this as a beer, to my mind. Banging amount of floral up front, crashing amount of sweet malt to carry it, and a finish that is hinting to dry but is quite a soft landing. Lovely linger and overall a bit lovely, Brilliant dark chestnut with a lovely head and great lacing. A beer to write poetry by

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlassBrass440 (315) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 6, 2015
On tap. Pours a hazy dark red with fluffy tan head. Earthy hops and bready malts in the aroma. Slight caramel notes. Taste is of toasted malts, a slight sour tang in the sides of the mouth and a rounded bitterness. Bitterness lingers in the finish along with a mild sweetness. Somewhat sticky mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (1361) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 3, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2016 Restrained citrus floral aroma in a copper pour. The rich full body is followed by a nice bitter finish that leaves one wanting another. A very tasty brew and one that bodes well for the future of this brewstress.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (2502) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Tap at pomeroys, christchurch. Dark reddish brown color, white head. Aroma is fruity hops, sweet malts. Nice hoppy taste, sweet notes, fruits also.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brodies_Best (269) - Auckland Central, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 22, 2013
On tap at D4. Pours auburn with a lively head. Good lacing. Aroma is sweet caramel, floral hops. Taste is bitter with dry nutty aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21644) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Draft at D4. Hazy deep amber color, thick tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of bright pine and caramel. Taste is bittersweet pine. Nice balanced, good mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cantabrian (990) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 1, 2013
On tap at Pomeroy’s, I must confess that this is a great beer to make up for any poor choice for the first pint of the evening. If the first choice does not go down well, get Lady Danger and you’ll ne alright. This a an excellent red-coppery ale - I find "amber" an understatement - it will garantee a lovely parade of fruity aromas and floral biternesses. Loaded with very bitter acid grapefruits and sweet grapes, this Lady Danger will compensate for any previous incongruous or disastrous affairs and she will make your night infinitely more enjoyable. Oily, with a resinous vein and a metallic bite, she will stay in your mouth with a stinging sensation of bitterness and caress your senses in an extremely rewarding fashion.

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