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Brewed by Lancaster (UK)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Lancaster, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Cask: Regular. Also available bottled.
Lancaster Red is a premium strength, ruby red beer, fired by plentiful amounts of Goldings and First Gold hops to give a wonderfully spicy but sweet fragrance. Using a blend of Maris Otter, Crystal and Dark Crystal malts, Red offers a robust malt-dominated body finished with a splendid bitter note. Red is an impact bitter designed to leave a lasting impression both visually and on the taste buds." Robust ale with a malt dominated body.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2011
At Bo, DK. Bottled, 130811. Red with off-white head. Aroma of malt and red berries. Flavor with some caramel, spices and fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleManTom (195) - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2011
Had it on cask at Wetherspoons in Manchester (Seven Stars), decent ale, a beautiful red colour to it. Nice malty taste, fine finish, a good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2224) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Pretty good brew. I let the bottle warm up a bit out of the fridge first. Poured an average sized, light tan head that settled down quick and a little lace. Color is a clear red amber with plenty of active bubble trails. Aroma is malty, toffee, caramel, some milder dark ripe fruits, a little hop. Flavor’s almost exactly the same with some bittersweet flavors coming out. Good body and carbonation. Finish is like flavor and is extended. Session beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1410) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2011
Slight malt, a well balanced bitter, quite nice, one I’d like to try again sometime

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markas101 (1843) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 16, 2011
Cask, The Hub, Liverpool. Hazy amber, sparkled. Hoppy spiced aroma with fruity apricot. Bright crisp finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5117) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2011
500 ml bottle, a Christmas present from my nephew Einar, thanks! ABV is 4.9%. Copper coloured beer, moderate off-white head, nice lacing. Moderate malty aroma, notes of bakery and caramel, hints of red fruits. The flavour is fairly malty with distinct notes of caramel and brown bread, in a blind test I might first mistake this ale for a German dunkel. The earthy hops in the finish are more pronounced than in most dunkels, though. A very drinkable beer!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (13555) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2010
Bottle, courtesy of KimJohansen and Papsoe. A clear, amber beer with an off-white head. Malty and slightly bready nose with some citrusy hops. Toffee and fruity hops in the flavor, some bitterness and a hint of licorice. Medium to full body, semi-dry. The finish has caramel and some bitterness, and notes of licorice. Quite nice, especially like the licorice touch. 100814

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10530) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2010
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Red-amber colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma with a ery nice balance. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Malts and hopps combine fine. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Excellent beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle on 06/28/2010. Clear dark amber body with a small off-white head. Sweet bread and dark malt aroma. Roast, toast and caramel flavor. Medium full body with moderate carbonation though somewhat cloying.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2010
Red amber with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma with red berries and some biscuit malt. Sweetish fruity flavour with caramel, some biscuit and a slightly bitter finish


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