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Brewed by Meantime (SAB Miller)
Style: Amber Ale
Greenwich, England

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RATINGS: 391   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
I_LUV_BEER (175) - - MAY 9, 2016
Served in a snifter from a 330ml bottle. Pours clear dark amber colour with a stable beige head which slowly diminishes. Aroma is a pleasant combination of hops, berries and bread. Taste is a smooth combination of malt and red grapes with slight nuttiness, finishing off with a soft hoppy bite. Thin body with soft carbonation. Very easy to drink and enjoyable, very nice as a session ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8678) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle from Booths, Media City. Copper-red with next to no head. Has a light but steady malty-sweetness and some caramel notes..

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
janubio (705) - SPAIN - MAY 7, 2016
Pours a copper colour, with two fingers head that vanishes soon. Aroma of caramel, muscatel, hints of dark fruits, resine and some citrus. Light body, a bit watery, not much carbonation. Taste is sour, sith some toffee, muscatel, resine and citrus. Not really the best of Meantime.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (1275) - Orsenigo, ITALY - APR 18, 2016
Bottle @ home Caramel, hops, yellow fruit, hint of sweet citruses Quite watery, yellow fruit, strange taste (passion fruit?), hops

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
remALUS (229) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle. 330ml. Price 0,29€ (sell-out). Skaidrus t. rudos spalvos... Puiki kaina :)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SinH4 (3069) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2016
Amber color with tan head. Aroma is caramel, bitter-earthy hops. Taste is caramel, malty, slightly bitter finish. Rather dry. Not bad. Carbonation is rather high.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MelvinKalksma (933) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, caramel, toast, hops, fruit and flowers.

Appearance:
Turbid amber/brown beer with a slight/medium off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel, fruit and flowers; ends slightly bitter and dry with hops and toast.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mudfly (67) - - FEB 7, 2016
Bottiglia 33cl. Bel colore ambrato, schiuma poco persistente. Il buon profumo di luppolo e malto con note citriche mi faceva sperare in qualcosa di più... in bocca mi ha un pò deluso. Molto "watery", finale asciutto, luppolo.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (419) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Butelka 330ml. Piekny ciemny bursztynowy kolor o lekko be?owej pianie. Piwo raczej wodniste o malym wysyceniu. Zapach zdominowany przez amerykanskie chmiele i cytrusy. W smaku jest podobnie - goryczka owoce cytrusowe orzechy i ziemisty posmak. Ciekawe piwo o pieknym wygladzie.

Marcin G

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nazbion (295) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 28, 2016
Pours dark amber with thin beige head. Aroma of earthy hops, caramel, light citrus, light metallic. Taste is bready, light sweet caramel, light bitter and grassy. Light body, soft carbonation, dry.


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