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

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (2874) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Cask/gravity at LDBF, red-brown with a thin head, roasty-sweet nose with spice and citrus hints. Dry-sweet and roasty-bitter, with burnt toffee and dried fruit notes, hints of spice and citrus. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5975) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle from Beermerchants. Pours almost clear dark amber with a huge frothy weak beige head. Aroma of marmelady malts, light piney hops. Smooth creamy mouthfeel,rye and spicy hops, well balanced brew, dry lingering bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHangover (2991) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle @ THT February. Pours a clear reddish beer with a small off white head on top. Aroma of sweaty socks, fruity hops and some caramel. Flavor is moderately bittersweet, some citric hops, herbal and fruity. Malty aftertaste, bitter touch in the very end. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4245) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Poured medium reddish amber with a tan ring. Aroma of sweet bitter floral hops and moderately strong citrus. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, medium bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6087) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
33cl bottle shared @THT. Thin white head. hazy amber pour. Nice bitterness and rye in the aftertaste

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (9272) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
Trübes orangebraunes Bier mit einer schönen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig, harzig, fruchtig, Melone. Geschmack bitter hopfig, reife Früchte, sehr malzig, harzig, gut!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (681) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2015
33cl bottle @ home from Nina’s Mini Market, Edinburgh. Body is opalescent red - deep amber, Head is medium, creamt, beige, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is tropical fruits, Flavor is grapefruit, pine, light milk chocolate, caramel, medium roasted malt, spices, vegetables. Light to medium sweet, heavy hoppy bitter, light fruity sour. Finish is long lasting heavy hoppy bitter. Full body, dry sticky texture, average carbonation. Not too easy, very tasty, interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3564) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle at home fromABM
dark ruby with fluffy beige head. Toffee. Spicey rye and pine. Full bodied, easy drinking, sticky, resinous, enjoyed it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (10794) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle. Reddish amber color. half a year past best before date. Malt, remains of oily hops and a hint of licorice in the aroma. Malty oily hopflavor. Almost vinous. Grassy. Citrus. raisin. Quite drinkable!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (665) - - DEC 31, 2014
Very fruity hoppy aroma. Much darker than a normal red. Very hoppy taste with a pungent aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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