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Blindmans Icarus

Brewed by Blindmans
Style: Bitter
Frome, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular.
Fruity rich mid dark ruby ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (10012) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2015
Cask at JDW Welkin, thanks to Magne for the share. Clear dark brown coloured body under a bubbly surface. Fragile lacing. Aroma of bread and mid-sweet dark malts. Biscuit malts to the taste buds joined by leafy hops towards the ending. Medium bodied. Drinks well (Liverpool 02.02.2015).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Don2711 (309) - - JAN 17, 2015
Mahogany appearance but cloudy. Malty aroma with roasted biscuit. Taste a bit fruited and lasting but mild bitter bite on palate. Not bad at all and easily drunk.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (5037) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 8, 2015
(cask) clear deep ruby-amber colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of vinegar, light butter and muesli, with a hint of strawberries and treebark. flavour is mostly treebark and bread dough, quite green, with a light tartness and a hint of black olives. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (20914) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2014
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough SE1. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity sweetish malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 3 Sep 2012. Poured a clear, mid brown colour, with an off white head. Aroma was nutty, with some light fruit and brown sugar. Malt forward flavour, with some berries and grain. Finish was astringent earth, grass and copper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grumbo (977) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Cask handpull at The Old Green Tree, Bath, Somerset. Mid brown colour with an off white head. Malty, and somewhat fruity, but not a stand-out beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2012
Fairly standard bitter. Poured a medium brown with a minimal white head. Aroma of not a lot. a slightly hoppy malt. Flavour of berry fruit and some nut in the malt. Slightly dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ManVsBeer (6915) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2012
Little nose, but the slightest malts are apparent. Golden red in colour but with little identifiable flavours and only a an above average bitterness to speak of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2012
Cask handpull, The Baron (JDW), Hinckley. Chesnut slicked with beige. Roasted, buttered biscuit aroma with some damp wood. Rich malt, liquorice and black pepper hints; some bitter orange and apple peel fruitiness. Solid bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (4211) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2012
Cask by handpump at Last Post, Paisley - clear red ale, thin white head, fruity and sweet malt aroma and flavour, good temperature, easy to drink, nice

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