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Grain Redwood

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamnowek (505) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2015
Pours just like an iced tea from a bottle. Smell is grainy turpentine. Taste is a very subtle caramel with a lightly bitter finish at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6421) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2015
Cask at In De Wildeman. Pours clear brown with a ring off white head. Aroma of caramel, light tobacco and some dark fruits. Flavor is moderat sweet and bitter. Light to medium bodied with very soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint (1214) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Cask at the Townhouse, Ely. Amber, clear, wonderful white head and a fair bit of lacing. Vinous smell. Cedar, turpentine, currants, a hint of tobacco. Taste is sweet, smooth and fruity. Surprisingly complex, deftly turning bitter on the tongue mid-sip. Intense yet balanced aftertaste. Moreish. This excellent real ale brewery have done it again.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Sad24 (207) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2014
From the brewery shop, decent beer just not me at all. Don’t really now how to describe, some would love, just not me

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
50cl bottle. Poured a clear copper, with a thin white head. Aroma of citrus, floral hop and toffee. Nutty flavours, with some biscuit and grass. Finish was somewhat earthy, with lingering peppery hop and chewy grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3598) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - amber with a nice lacy head. Nose - toffee and stewed apples. Taste - more toffee and apples with a slight bitter and biscuit edge. Palate - medium bodied with a tangy/creamy texture and a nicely balanced finish. Overall - decent bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle shared with AshtonMcCobb. Get to Norfolk Tasting. Pours amber-brown with a thin white head. Aromas of toffee apples. Taste is light bitter, biscuit, nuts, toffee, more stewed fruit. Finishes light sweet. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mjp12 (639) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2014
A light, sweet malt aroma, with faint orange hop notes. Good level of carbonation. A quaffable ESB,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4593) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1359) - 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

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