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Brewed by Celt Experience
Style: Bitter
Caerphilly, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A storm arisen through Native Walesí...16 September 1400: Owain Glyn Dwr led the greatest armed uprising against English rule in Wales, one that would last for over fifteen years and which for a few brief shining moments would produce a united independent Wales ruled by its own prince and parliament. Though eventually suppressed by the English, the reverberations of this revolt are still heard in Wales today.
Characterised as a robust mid brown ale full of spicy and biscuit flavours, íNative Stormí has a refreshing mouthfeel complemented by a powerful presense of fresh hoppy aromas. The complex range of ingredients coupled with a long dry hop finish result in a delicious and moreish Welsh ale.í


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AirForceHops (3199) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Paid $5.00 for a 500ml bottle @ The Beer Store, Nashua. Amber color in an Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Nose is an English caramel malt. Flavor is weak malt notes, bittering hops that I canít really pint point any type of variety. Body is light with texture being on the watery side. This would be a nice drink on cask at a pub. But the bottle is lacking any real flavor or depth. I guess thatís why I donít drink many Bitterís. Could be a good session brew in the right circumstance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - FEB 15, 2013
Oooooohhh. That is a surprising drink. It has a very smokey rye cereal flavour at first. This moves into a well balanced medium bodied malt bitterness. Finishes toasted shortbread.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (9824) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 13, 2013
500 ml bottle poured a clear amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of carmel, eartiness and light fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of earthiness, light carmel and light woodiness with a smooth lingering earthy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Essex (51) - Cardiff, WALES - JAN 5, 2013
Poured from a 500ml bottle into a pint glass. Pours a light brown colour with a small head that fades leaving a small layer, and very nice lacing down the inside too. Smells faintly of sweet malts. Tastes of sickly sweet malts, followed by a light hop bitterness that lingers for quite a while. Not bad at all. Overall a decent session beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2012
[4926-20121107] 500mL bottle. Light apple grains aroma. Clear, brown orange body with a quick foamy white head. Old grainy apple skins flavour. Medium body has a strange bitter floral aftertaste. Not a fan at first. (6/3/5/3/11) 2.8
(w/ jercraigs)

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle: Poured a clear light brown color ale with a small bubbly head with average retention and no lacing. Aroma of unrefined grainy notes with light dry bitter hops profile. Taste is also dominated by slightly weird unrefined grainy notes with a dry aftertaste. Body is light with medium to low carbonation. I must say that I really didnít dig the malt profile on this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2012
2012-11-07. Lightly hazy dark copper amber, nice beige head and lace. 3+ Aroma is malty, with an English quality to it, mild toasty not quite biscuity character, lightly earthy. Flavour is similar, lightly earthy English malt, modest toasty biscuity quality to the malt. Modest bitterness throughout. Average plus palate has modest carbonation, suits it. Pretty enjoyable. Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3882) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Aroma is toffee/mildly sweet malts and a fruit background. The flavor is toffee, mild/medium nutty malts, fruit undertones and a mild bitterness in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2312) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 1, 2012
New product line introduced to NH, what the hell the bottle looks cool. Pours a clear deep dark golden color with a smallish off white head that dissipates to a cap. Smells of caramel malt, toffee, butterscotch, earthy with a hint of mineral water. The flavor holds no surprises that the nose hadnít already revealed. Lightly caramelized sugar, toffee, lots of light sweet fruit, a bit of butterscotch mineral and earth. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet almost tart mouthfeel. Nice English pale, I could see myself plowing through a few of these if I were sitting in a pub on the other side of the pond.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmohno (1076) - Iowa, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Pint to SS English pint glass.Slight head,slight lacing. Almost clear orangish gold. Some hops in aroma,some mild: toast ,butter,nuts,caramel, a bit of chocolate. Taste is anything but boring for a bitter,same as aroma,with a nice mellow hop presence, dry chocolate nutty, citrustones in the finish.Has a nice lasting bittering.Somewhat complex but also refined. Alot of matching elements that make up a good tasting beer.Smooth and enjoyable.


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