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

bottled
available

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Clear amber with a small off-white head. Sweet caramel and nuts in the nose, a whiff of metal also. Medium body, burned caramel and toffee and a slight nuttiness. Very subdued bitterness. 140810

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5359) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2010
JDW, Rochester. Roasty premium bitter. Pleasant soft sweet malt and a decent fresh hop finish - touch of nettles. Yummy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14434) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel and hops. Semi bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2010

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity - berries, light roasted. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100612]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2010
The color is copper and the head is creamy. The aroma has notes of cheese, malt and fruit, and those are the notes found in the slightly sweet flavour too. The finish is both slightly dry and bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dedollewaitor (14336) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2010
Bottle @ Brugmansia/Fonefan Tasting, June 2010. Pours clear amber with a small bubbly white head. Vague caramel, bread and fruit. Medium to watery body. Quite anonymous.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (21811) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 12, 2010
Bottled. Amber colour, not much head. Aroma is caramel malts, some mild hops and leathery notes. flavour is much the same with some rubber added.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14001) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2010
Bottle, 4.9%. Weak metallic aroma. Clear amber colour. Very small white head. The flavour is a little roasted, has a bit of rough hoppiness. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2010
Clear amber with a tiny white short lasting head. Sweet aroma with toasted malt, caramel and hints of hops. Flavour had toasted malt, caramel and spicy hops. Finished dry and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16269) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 27, 2010
cask at standing order JDW ... creamy tan head ... soft malty fruits nose ... very fruity ... blackcurrant ... little ovaltine malts ... little vanilla ....


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