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Brewed by Five Points
Style: Amber Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2562) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A dark red-brown beer with a sweet red fruity and citrus flavour followed by roasted notes and a liquorice and pine finish. Superb!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (1880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 Re-rated from a fresh bottle. Massive bitter hops, very zingy and hitting the spot a lot more than last time! Crazy good.

330ml bottle from Borough Wines, Hackney. Pours Mahogany brown, alcoholic liquored nose, extremely bitter with a little zest but shying away from any sweetness. Modest carbonation. Probably a little too bitter for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alecwallace (155) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Nice red / brown with a deep off white head. Very hoppy and a smooth bitterness. Lots of the usual citrus, floral, and some tropical notes. Good beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (7444) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Cask at the Cock Tavern. It pours red-amber with a small white head. The nose is earth, oily hop, tropical fruits... mango, tangerine and touch of barnyard. The taste is red berry, zesty citrus, red grapefruit, assertive bitterness, resin, varnish and a touch of alcohol with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation and slightly sticky mouth-feel. Pretty delicious! Great brew from this new brewery!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Cask gravity at Five Points brewery. Hoppy American amber beer. Sweet fruity malty but nice though. Good hops on the finish. Yes a very good American amber.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3271) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a hazy and slightly chunky light brown with a tiny head. Dry with loads of hops aromas. Hops juice - hints if plant sap. Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AtronSeige (708) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - APR 20, 2014
Aroma: High hops, fruity, floral, passion fruit Appearance: Clear copper body. Medium tan head. Good retention. Flavour: Medium-high bitterness, medium sweetness, grassy, floral. bready, spicy (nutmeg), lingering bitterness, passion fruit Palate: Medium-light body, high, creamy carbonation. dry finish. Overall: Again, the high bitterness is not something I would recommend. I enjoy it, bit not something I would give to a noob. 330 ml bottle. Thanks Andre! 10B. American Amber Ale

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11883) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2014
Keg at the Cock Tavern - London. Pours clear amber-brown with a creamy, tan head. The nose has lots of dry brown bread, juicy pine, ripe citrus and dried berries. Medium sweet flavor with lots of rich wholegrain bread, bitter pine, some juicy and oily grass, berries, rindy citrus, general ripe fruits. Medium bodied with fine carbonation and massaging texture. Bitter finish with lots of lightly dried, bready malts, some caramel, earth and pine, dried citrus fruits, orange rind. Good stuff. Got some teeth it does.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (895) - CROATIA - DEC 10, 2014
On tap at the London Brewers’ Market held at the Old Spitafields Market. Pours hazy amber with tan head. Hoppy aroma. Toffee, fruit, dry bitter hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3993) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2013
Cask at the crate brewpub. Lemon citrus pine aroma. Flavour is twiggy weed, metallic. Nice firm bitterness. Soft carb. mid sweet.


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