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Fyne Ales Lismore Red

Formerly brewed at Fyne Ales
Style: Amber Ale
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
cask special, first lighthouse project release

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Craft Beer Co., 82 Leather Lane, London, Greater London, England EC1N 7TR.

Light unclear light to medium orange amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, fruity, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120809]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
essexcalf (172) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2012
Cask at Tap East, Stratford, 1/8/2012 - during the Olympics! Golden yellow. Decent creamy head. Faint aroma, slight grainy, floral. Taste - Light bitter, juicy grapefruit, bit spicy. Mid-light body. Spicy, peppery finish. Refreshing, quite nice hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14326) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2012
Cask at the Craft Beer Co - 11/08/12. Reddish/amber in colour with a thin white head. Mild aroma of hops and caramel. Sweet caramel malt in the taste, a little yeast, and a hoppy dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (4032) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow (26 Jun 12) - clear deep amber ale, thin white head, fruity hop aroma, fruity, orange, grapefruit, strong citrus aftertaste, bit cold, high carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (19649) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2012
25th June 2012
Craft. Light haze on this amber beer. Little white head. Light palate, a little crispy and dry. Mild hops - mellow orange with a whisper of mango. Fair few minerals. Trace of juicy fruit bubblegum. Finishes dry with a carbonated nip and a little fresh hop spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knickskicks (999) - - JUL 11, 2012
Amber, off-white head. Good balance between the hops and malt. Sweet caramel, ripe fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2579) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 11, 2012
Cask @ Golden Rule, Edinburgh 100712
Dark amber red, slight haze, creamy white head, good lacing
Aroma - citrus tropical hops, sweet caramel malts, floral notes
Taste - tropical fruit hops, mango, bit of pineapple, biting zest, backbone of quite rich caramel malts, some gooseberry
Palate - soft carb, medium body, bitter zesty, quite sticky, smooth mouthfeel. Finish - bitter, a little astringent, zesty hoppy finish, bitter tail.
Overall - A bit over astringent and not totally convinced of the balance between malts and hops, but it’s a good flavoured beer which I enjoyed,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nilz (471) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2012
A seasonal ale that is part of the Fyne Ales IPA Project. brewed with a selection of three hops - Simcoe, Citra and Summit and bittered with bullion. Lismore Red gets its colour from Carared malt from Germany. Cask pours a a gold with a red hue and a off white coarse foamed slim proportionate head. Pleasant bitterness with balanced malt and some caramel and citrus elements. Both pleasant but for me preferred over its blonde sibling,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3984) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2012
Cask @ The State Bar. Reddish amber brown colour, good head. Fruity resin malt aroma. Glycol & citrus fruit flavour. Fruity hoppy aftertaste. Decent but not as good as their golden ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2012
[cask, FyneFest 2012] Reddish amber pour, aroma of coppery, metallic citrus fruit. Reasonably bitter citrus on the aroma, also sweet toffee and woody sap. Long bitter finish. Tastes more like an Orkney Blast than a red ipa – but it’s fantastic [02062012]

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