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Bowman Wallops Wood

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Brewed by Bowman
Style: Brown Ale
Southampton, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask: Regular; Bottle: Unfiltered
Light chestnut in colour which puts it into the ’brown beer’ category. As far as flavour goes, it tends rather more towards the malt than the hops, though there is a pleasing hop taste right at the finish. The aroma is light and pleasant.


2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SilkTork (5278) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
500ml brown bottle. Unfiltered. £2.40 from Beers & Bottles, Southampton. Wallops Wood 4%. Dry, thin, nutty beer with hazelnut and chestnut paste flavour. Hazelnut aroma. Quite thin and tannic. Wishy washy mouthfeel. Not my thing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2203) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 19, 2014
Cask @Rai d´Or, Salisbury. 08-08-2014.
In short: mild roasty ale.
Pours quite clear light amber with little vanishing off white head. Malty, liquorice, roasty aromas.Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Taste is malty, smooth mouthfeel, caramel, liquorice, some buttery . Moderate bitterness, sweet and roasty, nuts aftertaste. Enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wheresthepath (1621) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Cask at Derehams Inn beer festival, High Wycombe. Amber with a small white head. Caramel with maybe a little baked apple. On the sweet side. Not a lot else. Sweet and bland really. Bowman are normally better than this.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Old Drum, Petersfield 8/6/2013. Amber with a slight,off-white head. Sweetish, cereal malts, with some hedgerow fruits and decent, bitter finish. Fine.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 16, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light vomit, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120502]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9960) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask at the Junction - St Denys (So’ton) - 09/09/12. Clear dark amber in appearance. Caramel, toffee and a little apple on the nose, taste follows. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. File under ’W’ for whelmed!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is marzipan, a bit eggy with some notes of caramel and yeast. Flavour is fruity, wooden, herbal and quite sweet malty notes too. Ends in a quite nice and bitter way.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3105) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 11, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2012 Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow (9 May 12) - clear amber ale, thin off-white head, nutty malt aroma, good temperature, sweet caramel flavour, refreshing

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (2692) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2012
Cask at the Cricketers, Duncton, a brown bitter malty nose, balanced fruity hoppy body, malty finish. OK but a bit dull.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vignale (2206) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2011
Bottle bought ina local store in Greatha, Hampshire. Sweet and fruit, red berries, brown bread and a little bit to thin.


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