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Elixir Fremantle Doctor

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Brewed by Elixir
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask, summer seasonal
This pale ale is an aromatic expression of the Australian summer. Ella, Galaxy and Topaz hops conjure the scents of native wildflowers and the refreshment of the Fremantle Doctor on a summers afternoon. Best served chilled, budgie smugglers optional.


2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
madmitch76 (15092) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
23rd July 2014
Hazy amber beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is semi dry and minerally crisp. Thin malts with an odd stewed tea like taste. Sweetish floralness followed by a good dose of bitterness in the dry finish. Thoroughly odd and not very palatable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6865) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle from Ninas. It pours clear golden-amber with a small white head. The nose is soft orange, sherbet, brioche, candied peel and parma violets. The taste is bitter, orange peel, orange sherbet, straw, dough, toasty grass and light biscuit with a dry, citric finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Nice orange sherbet stuff going.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2014
Cask at the Vintage. Pours golden amber, sweet toffee, light fruit, dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (656) - SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2014
A hoppy golden ale with fruity and floral.notes some herbal tastes drying bitter finish with some underlying sweetness

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MalcolmTucker (740) - SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2014
Bottle. Big fruity hop aroma. An initial blast of fruit and citrus hop flavour is followed by a dry biscuit finish. Supremely drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
humlelala (984) - DENMARK - APR 18, 2014
(50 cl bottle from Vino Wines; BBD: August 2014) Pours a clear amber with medium, white head. Decent retention and lace. Aroma is citrusy from hops with a biscuit note from the malt. Some nice hopsmin there - a pity they are not any more present in the aroma. Oily texture, medium carbonation, medium to light body and a dry, crispy finish.Flavour is moderately bitter with very little sweetness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Elixir Fremantle Doctor ].
ABV: 4.5%. Clear medium amber orange color with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, dusty malt, moderate hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, nutty, dusty, hoppy, wood notes, tea alike bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20140316]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3288) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2014
500ml bottle from Hippo Beers. Amber brown, not much head. Tropical fruit & grain aroma. Biscuit, citrus & tropical fruit flavour. A good but not outstanding golden ale. Bit disappointed with this one. Had higher expectations.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beersiveknown (3000) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle at home from alesela
Dark amber with white lacing. Spicey hop aromas with more subtle peach in behind. Medium body and carbonation, digestive biscuit malt and vegetal hops with some bitterness in the finish. Some honey notes past its best I think

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (2574) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 10, 2013
50cl bottle from Appellation Wines. Appearance - light amber with proportional head. Nose - lemon and hay with some honey in the background. Taste - more lemon and hay, lemon again on the finish. Palate - medium bodied with a fairly textured middle and a long dry finish. Overall - thirst quenching, definitely a hot weather pale/golden ale.


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