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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Amber Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
First appeared as a draught special in March/April 2011.
This is not the same beer as the Marks & Spencer Greenwich Red Ale. They are similar recipes, but are not the same. They use completely different hops and malts.
Brewed with 5 hop varieties from the Yakima Valley, Washington State.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (2553) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2012
On tap at Delft beer festival. Poured a cloudy amber. Aroma of hops and citrus/pine. Flavour similar with more malt and quite a bitter finish. OK but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (3171) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - AUG 26, 2012
Red cloudy amber ale. Nice pine hoppy aroma, yeasty but with a drinkable feel. Medium carbonation. Enough flavour from the low alcohol beer. Nice work not legendary. (At Delft Beer Festival)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (6994) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2012
Tap at the Old Brewery Greenwich - 02/4/12. Amber red colour with a decent slightly off-white head. Piney hop aroma, background citrus and some sweetish malt. Tastes as nose with a little grassiness and can denote grapefruit. Lightish bodied, medium carbonation and a little lingering bitterness on the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
flip_soeperman (462) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2012
bread, hay, floral, red, clear, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, average carbonation. Too subtle for me. Ok on a very hot day, but not very impressive

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (884) - - AUG 2, 2012
From old backlog. Clear golden amber colour with small head. Aroma is fruity, hoppy, caramel. Flavour is caramel, hops, bit bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (1858) - NORWAY - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle from Systembolaget, Drottninggatan Karlstad. Clear amber color, small white red hued head. Aroma of caramel, slightly fruity. Taste of caramel, raspberries, peppers. Nice floral finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2415) - California, USA - JUL 6, 2012
6 July 2012, bottle at cagarvie's legendary tasting. Light copper, clear, no bubbles. Nose is grassy hops, alcohol, grapefruit. Thin/med body, watery, faintly fizzy. Meh. Slightly sugary, watery, red ale. Actually, too watery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2012
bottle at home ... deep borwn ... thin white lacing ... sweet toffee ... light zezt ... light peppery spice nose ... soft musty toffee ... dull fruits ...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2012
In bottle. Pours a dark golden colour with a fair beige head. Aroma of lemon, honey, yeast, toffee and treacle. Similar flavours with lingering honey and a floral character. Moderate carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Quite dry to finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (2736) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2012
On tap at Schouskjelleren . Golden color, good foam. Good fruit intensity in aromas. Well balanced & good carbonation. Very enjoyable


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