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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Amber Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thellgren (311) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (4589) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (4587) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1053) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OllieBBommel (1132) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (2981) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 18, 2013
330ml bottle. Clear copper color. Small size, off-white head, stays. Looks nice. Nice sweet fruity aroma. Loads of hops there too. Fruity hops, grassy, mild grapefruit in taste. Really thin body, but very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirstyrabbit (1157) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 14, 2013
Small bottle. Bronze/amber body with a medium creamy head. Aroma has nice American hops. Medium body, taste has mild hops with sweet caramel. Finish could do with a longer lingering bitterness, right now the flavours fade too abruptly.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1270) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2013
Keg at the Blue Boar in the Intercontinental in St James. Lovely red colour, thick white head. Some biscuit and caramel malt, hint of citrus and pine hops. Nice enough but a little safe, even at 4% they could let the flavours run a bit stronger here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (1726) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
Duft av eik, nøtter og krydder. Fin kastanjebrun farge. Lite skum. Frisk smak av eik og krydder.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Appearance: Clear ruby with cm thick ivory head. Aroma: Grapefruit, biscuit, hay, raisin note, caramel, orange marmalade. Taste: Low sweetness, medium sourness and low/medium bitterness. Palate: Thick coarse texture and light body, average carbonation, abrupt astringent citrus, apricot malty finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace.


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