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McCashin Family Stoke Amber

Brewed by McCashin Family Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Nelson, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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We hope you enjoy this Stoke Amber. We make it the old fashioned way and never cut corners. Itís brewed using Nelsonís famous organic hops, premium malt, our own bespoke yeast an 14,000 year old Paleo Water (no artificial additives or colouring). Stoke is tank conditioned over three weeks - thatís where the hint of honey and smooth mouth feel come from. Next time youíre in Nelson, come and meet the team here at our family brewery!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (713) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAR 5, 2015
330ml bottle from a supermarket in Jingían Temple, Shanghai. Pours dark amber with an off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and toffee. Sweet finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (951) - - JAN 3, 2015
Pours a dark amberish color. Aroma and taste are sweet malts and some caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (361) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 13, 2014
UPDATED: APR 4, 2015 pours reddy brown with a fine creamy head, aroma is malt & caramel, taste is smooth sweetish & really good with the bitter vaguely hoppy finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyobon (1060) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
(Bottle) Clear dark amber / medium brown with very slight white head. Subtle sweetish biscuity malt aroma. Fairly light body with pleasant soft carbonation. Malt and hops on the foretaste with the malt ebbing away for some lasting gentle bitterness. Notes of tea and maybe toffee. Pleasant beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2064) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a red colour with a frim white head, very malty aroma, with a very light bitter taste with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
varanid99 (640) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 19, 2014
Amber pour with decent head. Malty, caramel and biscuity aroma. Similar taste with just a little bitterness and slightly dry finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjollnir (391) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2014
330mL bottle. Pours clear gold-amber with a thick persistent off-white head, a little lacing left behind. Malty and toasty aroma with a little of the suggested honey and a hint of hops. Mild lingering bitterness, mild sweetnes, fairly malty. Medium body, average to soft carbonation, lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 15, 2013
The head is robust, the body amber-brown. It smells malty, hoppy, fresh. The taste is darkmalty, amber, malty, bit hoppy, bit dry, aromatic. Ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 13, 2013
345 mil bottle from Danís Ringwood malty aroma deep amber colour taste is malty caramel overall better than I expected very good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1093) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - NOV 1, 2013
BB 3/2/14. Poured a translucent amber colour with a one-finger light beige foamy head that diminished quickly and laced poorly. Medium carbonation with small bubbles forming trails. Aroma moderately strong of sweet caramel malt and with mild spicy hops. Taste initially with some sweet malt followed by a mild plain hops bitterness. Light to medium body. Smooth with a long mildly hoppy bitterness after taste. Worth it.

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