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Grain Redwood

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Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Harleston, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Has also been available in bottle.
Previously 4.5%.

A rich red premium bitter that beautifully balances roasted malts with sherbert grapefruit hoppiness.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mjp12 (298) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2014
A light, sweet malt aroma, with faint orange hop notes. Good level of carbonation. A quaffable ESB,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (3514) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
8th June 2014 sat in the sun on the front terrace of the excellent Barking Smack on Great Yarmouth’s seafront road. Hand-pulled half-pint. Good deep amber body with a reddish hue, on top a smooth white covering of tight bubbles. I found it hoppier than malty, a nice blend of flavours actually. Nothing overly powerful or mega tasting, just a good easy to drink British beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1122) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
A mid reddish orange coloured beer with a weak white head. A light but full aroma of nutty malt, caramel and bready, there is a hint of orangey hop in the background. Dry mouthfeel. A medium dry malt flavour, nutty, caramel and cereal, followed again by a tangy citrusy hop flavour that adds a good balance to the finish. Tasted at the 3rd. Fakenham Beer Festival. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Otterdance (164) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Cask UEA. Chestnut coloured beer with a large, soft head which shrank to nothing. Fruits, woods, and some caramel. Lovely long lingering bitter finish from juicy hops - which is what lifts this above beers of this type. Medium body with a soft carbonation. Nice from a cold cellar.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1498) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Nice beer. Hoppier than I expected. Reddish brown color. Good carbonation and mouthfeel. Had in Cambridge.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2012
Cask at Ales & Tails, Twickenham - 15/12/12. Lightly hazed copper with reddish hues and a thin off white head that clears to the edge of the glass and leaves a thin film. Nose is caramel malt, sweet sugars, pine, hops, strawberry jam. Taste follows, more fruit notes, apricot, pine, sugars, a little biscuit. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitter sweet finish. Decent stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (2529) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2012
Orange / red in colour thin white head. Aromas of grassy cascadian hops. Malty sweetness . caramel faint bitterness. Well balanced and very drinkable. A very well rounded beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4109) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2012
Cask at the Maypole, Cambridge. Clear reddish copper pour with a glass hugging head and no real lace. The aroma is spicy citrus leading to a heavily hopped smooth bitter flavour with grapefruit notes on the palate. A beautiful smooth, flavourful ale, good for all seasons. Shame it’s not more widely available.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34404) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Guildford Arms, 1 West Register Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2AA.

Clear medium amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, wood, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, light grapefruit. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120423]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Bag O’Nails, Bristol 07/07/2012. Deep copper in colour with a slight, off-white head. Sweet, caramel and red berry aroma with plenty of leafy hops. Flavour had more toffee and red currant sweetness, with a dab of citrus before a pleasantly bitter finish. Good.


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