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Fort George Nut Red Ale

Fort George Nut Red Ale
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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
While hops and bitterness are all the rage today this beer takes time to explore the complexity and character of malt. This red is really more of a rich scarlet and is created from a wide variety of speciality malts carefully milled together to form a layer of toast, roast, and bisquit with a nutty finish. These are balanced with mild and complementary hops resulting in a beer neither too bitter nor too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2015
On tap at brewery. Pours red with white head. Aroma is malt forward. Taste is malty with mild hop presence. Fine beer, basic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (14682) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
On tap at Fort George, pours an opaque a deep dark amber with a small beige head. Aroma is on the malty side, with bready caramel malt. Flavour is similar, with dry bready malt and not much of a hop content. Dry and malty, with a decent balance. Rather boring but decently made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8464) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark amber color with a large white head. A big sweet toasty nose, caramel, fruit. The flavor is bitter fruity hops, medium dry earthy caramel touched malts, pine. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (4321) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2013
On tap at the brewery public house. caramel, toasty, nutty, little dry in the fin. Pretty good for brown - not my favorite style. 6.8

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7620) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Draft at sb. Pours a cloudy dark brown with a dense and creamy tan head. Big nose that’s genuinely nutty--smells like black walnuts. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty darkened caramel and walnut mid palate. Long bready finish. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Cloudy red amber color with thin white lacing. Malty and nutty aroma. Easy drinking with a smooth musky finish. Solid red ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013

Gravity @ GBBF 2012, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

Unclear medium brown amber colour with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty notes, moderate to light heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, light cookies - biscuits. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120810]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (22493) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2012
10th August 2012
GBBF. Cloudy red - brown ale, residual white head. Light semi dry palate with superfine carbonation. Nice malt base, a little caramel. Mild red berry fruits. Fairly flat dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Hazy brown/copper colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, toffee and some slight herbal and biscuity notes. Flavour is fruity, wooden, nectary, mild cookies and biscuits along with some bready and herbal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (2297) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - JUN 18, 2012
2 1/2 oz sample at the brewery yesterday. Hazy brown red hue. Nutty malty nose. Taste starts out sweet before becoming a little sour. Soft carbonation. Pretty good.

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