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Ffos y Ffin Towy Ale

Ffos y Ffin Towy Ale
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Formerly brewed at Ffos y Ffin
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Carmarthen, Dyfed, Wales
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A full bodied traditional real ale with a strong silky taste of the malted grain. A simple combination of hops creates a bitter sweet taste combination to compliment the distinctive character of this powerful ale. Brewed with Challenger and Fuggles hops. This beer give an immediate bite when first consumed and then draws into a mellow malty flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
7th December 2007
Pigs Ear Festival, Hackney. Amber coloured bitter with a nice crisp palate. Flavour is malty and unremarkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9120) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2010
bottle either from Bacchus Crickhowell or Tesco Pont-y-pwl. Hazy deep amber-golden colour, fluffy off-white head. Floral aroma with hints of lavender and berries. Malty base with accents of currant and other berries, hints of caramel. Fruity hppy touch in thelingering grassy-bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2009
Bottle from Bacchus, Crickhowell. Copper coloured with a short-lived, off-white head. Aroma of earthy malts, with a hint of caramel and some spicy hop. Sweetish, fruity malt flavour, with a decently bitter finish. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerViking (4144) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
Bottle conditions, 500ml. Pours a red-brown with a coarse cream-coloured head. Malt and fruit on the nose, more in the palate along with faint plummy notes, bitter hops and an iron metallic taste - is this deliberate or (as seems more likely) poor storage by the retailer?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christian (12885) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2009
Amber with a lasting off-white head. Weak aroma of fruity malt, and butter. Dry and slightly sour, weak malt flavour

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2009
Bottle @ chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2008. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with some hints of caramel. Fruity malty slighlty yeasty caramel aroma with some hoppy hints. Has a sweetish fruity malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
greenmanalishi (519) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2008
yeasty, sour apple mash, slight ciderish beer which is fairly lively and refreshing and a fair, bold effort. pours a cloudy, reddish amber with off-white, small head

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2008
Bottle 50cl. @ chris_o’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2008.
Clear light to medium amber color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sour malt, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (020808)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2008
Bottle at chris_o’s cheesecake tasting. Alround rating: Malty, floural hop, fruity yeast character, honey comes through as it goes on. Alright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2008
Bottle at Chris o’s…copper,juicy hop,little caramel malt. quite fruity little metaluc. little raisins

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