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


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2011
Slight malt, a well balanced bitter, quite nice, one I’d like to try again sometime

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markas101 (1980) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 16, 2011
Cask, The Hub, Liverpool. Hazy amber, sparkled. Hoppy spiced aroma with fruity apricot. Bright crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5617) - 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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (14923) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11282) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11655) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6237) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - SEP 2, 2010
Brilliant copper orange color/ tan head. Spicy toasted toffee, nutty aromas. medium bodied. Toasted toffee, pale malt, mild nutty flavors with earthy spicy hoppage. Very fresh taste for a British import.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11384) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2010
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding.
Red coppery amber with a medium, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has maltiness, some caramel, light wet dog and black currants. Medium carbonation, okay dryish mouthfeel. Flavour is mild ashy, some caramelly sweetness, herbal bitterness with some black currants. Long lingering bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11116) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
clear caramelly, small offwhite head. bitter caramelly aroma flavor is caramelly, balanced by hop bitterness. okay.

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