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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A well-balanced, medium to full-bodied beer, red in color and very flavorful.

Note: The UK brewed collaboration version has a separate listing under Wadworth.

ComradeK's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ComradeK (1081) - Sydney, - MAY 3, 2013
355ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy copper amber, with a moderate off-white head, which lasts fairly well and leaves decent lacing. Floral and spicy hops, biscuit and roasted malt notes make up the aroma. Peppery, spicy hops up front lead into a touch of caramel malt. Smooth toffee and more robust roasted malt in the mid-palate give it a full-bodied feel, with floral hops joining the sweeter malt flavours in the finish. This is a pleasant ale, with enough robust malt body to support its hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (8470) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2016
355 ml bottle @ Timo A.
Pours clear dark mahogany color with a small head. Very nutty aroma, caramel and dry chocolaty malts, some bread notes also, hops are subtle. Flavor is also malty and nutty, resinous hops, some bread and caramel on the finish. Decent dry malty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (375) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from One Stop Market in Haverhill, MA. Aroma is strong citrus over floral hops on top of bready malt. Appearance is dark orange, reddish amber with slight haze, two finger-width frothy off-white head with no sparkle and soapy lacing. Taste is floral/citrusy initial sweetness that yields to a moderate malty toasted-roasty flavor that ends lightly burnt. Palate is medium bodied with thin texture and lively carbonation with fairly dry finish. Overall, there is fairly strong, balanced hop/malt balance here. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1833) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours a reddish copper color with a small head. Aroma of citrus, malt sweetness and trace of banana. Taste of citrus, malt sweetness and fresh fruit. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Medium body, smooth and refreshing. Enjoyable beer that goes down easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (1963) - GREECE - JAN 9, 2016
355ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Clear dark amber color with light beige head. Malty and light hoppy aroma, caramel, light bread, light grassy and piney notes. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (2693) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle from Fyne Ales’ brewery tap. Clear auburn body with a thick beige head. Lively fizz. Good lacing. Aroma of strawberry, caramel and dried leaves. Flavour of candy, toffee, stewed tea and menthol. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. It’s very sweet but there are just about enough hops to provide the balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SteveOrz85 (177) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Part of a mix-a-six gift. 12 oz bottle out of fridge served in stemmed IPA glass. Minor head fades moderately quickly.Head is off white in color, beer is amber in color. Aroma has cascade hops and some lighter caramel or chocolate notes. Taste is light to medium bitter with maybe a touch of sweetness. Moderately hoppy with a light smoother finish. Faint notes of chocolate. Lighter bodied beer with average carbonation. Overall a good ale. Little different and ejoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (11840) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle shared with dad. Nice deep dark red color, medium sized off-white to beige head. Aroma is malts, hops, caramel, overripe fruits. Taste lightly malts, hops, caramelised sugar, sweetish and bitter at the same time. Medium body and carbonation. Ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_sully (379) - - DEC 6, 2015
Red brown body with a foamy white head. Aroma of sugar and hops. Taste of caramel and grass, sweet finish, smooth overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schlumpfhunter (77) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2015
Farbe: amber :-) relat dunkel Schaum: super, fein sämig beständig Nase: leicht gerösteter Malz, süßlich. Geschmack: voll, feinsprudlig, erst recht frisch und bitter auf der Zunge, was aber direkt durch die reichen Röstaromen und Rübenzuckersüße weggespült wird. Nach ein paar Sekunden setzt sich dann wieder das Bittere im Nachgeschmack durch. Jo, mit jedem Schluck besser, gegen Ende schmecke ich sogar Schokolade raus!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2677) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of biscuit malt, caramel, pine resin, toast, toffee, fruits, hops. Flavour is moderate sweet with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Body is medium. Pleasant easily drinkable hoppy caramel malty Red Ale.

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