Brewed by Meantime
Style: Amber Ale
London, England


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Share this beer with friends!
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
kdoc (14) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
On draft. Red amber hue. Solid head that stays with, lacing. Smooth. Clean pilsner type taste, overriding focus on the bitterness. Pleasant bitterness, lingers.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Koskela (290) - Marysville, California, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Very syrupy smell and a vit of tartness in this mostly clear deep red beer With a small offwhite head. A sweet bitterish taste come with thie beer and also a bit almost tart bitterness throughout. Its a medium body and good carb. Not horrible but not wotyh another buy. The tartness really throws me off

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (2339) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2014
Nice looking bottle, 33o ml. Into a snifter at home, ABV 4.1% Light gusher but nothing too bad. Pours a bright red beer, very clear body, with one figer of off-white head. Low retention, good enough lacing left on the glass along with foam and bubble islands on the surface. Nice aroma, unexpectedly hoppy, with lots of citrus on it, some tropical fruits as well. Aromas seem to evaporate rather quickly. Taste of light caramel, malts, hops that are trying their best to give some flavour but don’t manage much, just light citrus taste and that is all. Not bad, just not as tasty as I expected from the aromas. Light bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium thin on the body, okay carbonation, light dryness on the palate. Overall okay, nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2897) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Tap at Rotterdam, Helsinki. Originally rated 2011. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Floral, hops and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (753) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2014
DAA; Bottle 330ml. Pours clear copper with fading off-white/tan head. Aroma is sweet malty, citrus and tropic fruity. Taste is less, light roasted malty and fruity caramell. Medium mouth, light texture and carbonated. Bitter, fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thellgren (293) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 4, 2014
0.33 l bottle from local supermarket. Amber colour. Taste has hops with a flavour of citrus fruits. Tasty and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (4314) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a deep ruby colour with steady low head and medium body. Nice aroma of fresh aromatic hops anmd barley. Taste of delicious hops, light malt, flowers, grass, spruce and nuts. Hints of caramel. Delicious beer, enjoyed it a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (4314) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. Poruing in out that nice looking bottle in an slightly amber colour. Fantastic hoppy note combined with a crispy taste and mild carbo. Big in the hops with a refreshing note making it a bit like a Schluessel Alt. In fact, my first bottled Ale reminding me a fresh draught Alt from the Altstadt in Duesseldorf. Great one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1027) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Dark red, with a offwhite head. Aroma of hops, fruits, flowers and light citrus. Light bittersweet taste with a soft Hoppy ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OllieBBommel (1110) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2013
330ml bottle@home. Head: off-white. Colour: clear amber. Aroma: citric hops. Taste: grapefruit, small bitter. Palate: refreshing, some watery, small bitter, low CO2. Overall: nice.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 3 4 5  6  7 8 9 » 27

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50