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Brewed by Five Points Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle; Regular.

A full bodied, aromatic Red Rye ale brewed with malted barley, the addition of 20% Rye to the recipe, and with Chinook, Columbus and Simcoe hops. We think the Rye in the recipe gives some dryness and spice, and the hops add a dash of pine and passion fruit, but see what you think, everyone’s taste buds are different. This is an incredibly flavoursome Red Ale, full of lots of interesting tastes and aromas.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4524) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle. Reddish amber coloured beer with a very strong slightly off white head. The aroma is well hopped, and the flavour is well hopped with bags of bitterness and dryness. Overall a nice amber coloured well hopped beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (3166) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Pours clear copper with low white head. Aroma of caramel, rye bread, maybe hints of toffee. Taste is surprisingly bitter with a somewhat medicinal finish. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2015
Keg @V Deep, Leith, Rating backlog, (approx March 2015). Pours amber, nose is pine, orange marmalade and slight resin. Taste is toffee apples, fruity with a slight sour after taste which i loved.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Stange. Supplier: The Famous Royal Navy Volunteer (Bristol). Tight body and very hoppy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (5549) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 16, 2015
330ml bottle. Cloudy, dark amber colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Fruit acidic, citrusy hoppy aroma, cautious hints of mandarine and blood orange, passion fruit, a piney touch, caramel malty background with cautious crispbread touch. Taste is dry hoppy, minimally chalky, hints of passion fruit, malty basis with a spicy rye touch; slightly biting, bitter hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7373) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Cask-conditioned at the Wenlock Arms, 21/8/2015. Deep, copper-red in colour with a frothy, off-white, head. Earthy malts, some citrus and red berry fruits, a hint of spice and moderately bitter finish. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayumiH (585) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle at home. Piney nose. Good hop flavour and a nice bitter bite. Subtly citrus. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (5461) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle from at Cotteridge Wines; clear chestnut brown pour with a frothy tan head aroma has a hint of smoke and light pine, taste has caramel, dark fruits, autumn path, some earthiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (1167) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A murky deep amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel, red berries, pine, strawberry jam and floral hops. Taste of red berries, strawberry, caramel, a hint of chocolate, resin, grapefruit and floral hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry but fruity finish with some resinous bitterness at the end. Tasted like a Dime bar at first and then a splash of strawberry and berry jam, also citrus and resinous bitterness running through it. A well made amber ale, enjoyed it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2015
From my backlogg: Draught at Cock Tavern, London 2014. Clear amber beer with an offwhite head. Malty caramell bready aroma. Hoppy grassy bready floral and some herbal flavour.


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