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Bristol Beer Factory West Coast Red (Oak Aged Glenlivet Casks)

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Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Amber Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, special
Aged in Glenlivet barrels.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (1723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours reddish brown, sweet, bitter, light fruity berry, oak.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34404) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark orange amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dried fruit, nutty, wood, oak. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, dried fruit, wood, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20131229]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 19, 2014
Bottled (from AbM). Hazy copper colour with mediumsized beige foamy head, that leaves good lace. Aroma is mild fruits, some sweet malts, mild vanilla and barrel. Flavour is kind of sweetish notes along with fruits, some sweet malts, vanilla and some wood.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10420) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Creamt white good mostly lasting head. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5664) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Johns, Århus newyear tasting. Pours dark amber with a small offwhite head. Aroma is malt, wood, fruity hops. Flavor is malt, oak, tartness, little fruity hops. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation, dry light tart finish. 291213

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, wood, malt, fruits and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10683) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, wood and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 291213

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small off white head. Aroma is mild spiced and toasted malty. Oaky/slight wooden. Smooth fruity. Bitter, toasted malty and light caramelish. Lingering fruity and smooth finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10829) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle, 5.5%. Clear amber/brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast and oak. Flavour is malt, oak, caramel, medium sweet, little whisky, wood, medium dry and a little bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle from Gardiner Haskins, Bristol. Medium brown in colour, with a decent, off-white head and slight carbonation. Sweet, caramel and red berry fruits, with a touch of citrus hop and some oak in the finish. Good.


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