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Downton Chimera New Forest Ale


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Brewed by Downton
Style: Bitter
Salisbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
New Forest Ale is a copper coloured tradional beer best bitter. Brewed with 100% English hops, it has a well balanced malty body and a highly quaffable hoppy bitterness. A blend of Pioneer, East Kent Goldings and Fuggles hops provide a floral grassy aroma matched by cleansing citrus notes in the aftertaste.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (4892) - ITALY - MAR 21, 2014
amber medium head some malty note light citric balsnced bitterness low carbonatin hint of spicyness light woody note hoppy finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (3716) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle. Massive head on poring that took a long time to dissipate. When it did what was left was a golden body.Taste was quite bitter but alround this was very disappointing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4204) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
50cl bottle from Westholme Stores, Goring. Amber with a billowing cream head; malty aroma; rather thin with a malty flavour and some moderate hops; and a dry caramel finish. An OK bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fin (7029) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle from Bellingers, Grove, nr Wantage, Oxon consumed at home Sunday 29th July 2012 Hazy dark gold/light amber with slim white head. Fairly run of the mill bitter, fruity and with an ok bitterness. Touch dry at end.Ok. A6 A3 T6 P3 Ov11 2.9

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joe19612 (1745) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2012
Bottle Conditioned. Pours a mid brown colour with a thin white head, plenty of malt and hops and grass in the the aroma, the taste is sweet malt with a dry finish.


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