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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6312) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2014
Cask at Pig’s Ear 2013. Hazy amber. Herbal, quite bitter, bordering on the medical.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
aenima (289) - Askim, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2014
Soap and citrus in the aroma. The taste is similar. Some weak malt taste in the background. Quite mediocre.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15955) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle at home... Deep red... Thin lacing... Soft sweet malts... Soft spicy nose.. Jui y makts... Sift fruits... Mellow toffee malts

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2794) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle - slightly fuzzy amber/reddish pour with a good off-white head. Sweet malts, caramel, some dark fruity and hoppy notes in both aroma and taste, brown sugar, slight syrup. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22282) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle at Desverger. Clear orange.-red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, grass and hops with notes of licorice. Fruity flavour of caramel, grass and hops with notes of licorice. Dry hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29987) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2013
Bottled. A hazy red beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of straw, amd malt. The aroma has notes of matl and atrae.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
AdiBeer (1763) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Aroma: hoppy. Appearance: dark golden red. Taste: light bitter. Palate: long finish. Overall: does not work for me, too hoppy. Half pint at London Brewery Market.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2113) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle - no bb or bottling date. Pours a slightly murky browny amber colour with a slightly off white head. Aroma is mildly veg, malty cakey with a little ripe fruit. Light body, medium carb. Apples, red berries, some grapefruit alongside a bit of burnt sugar. Bitter. OK.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (5177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 11, 2013
330ml bottle from Sourced, St. Pancras. Pours amber with a reddish hue, bit cloudy. Confusing aromas, rye spice, resin hops, burnt sugar all competing for attention. Taste continues the theme, but it doesn’t seem to hang together well enough for me. There’s a good beer in there somewhere.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3415) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 11, 2013
33cl bottle. Appearance - cloudy amber with a very thin lace head. Nose - fruit and malt combination, gives something like dry bread. Taste - dry burnt raisins, some dry maltiness on the finish. Palate - medium bodied, slightly tangy texture and a dry finish, but still like it even if there’s some astringency. Overall - good beer.


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