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


on tap

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

Dashimus' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dashimus (229) - London, Greater London, - FEB 9, 2013
Pours clear amber with a initially large white head which is very short lived. Aroma is biscuit, red fruit, yeast, citrus, malts and a fair dose of hoppy nose. Flavour is iron/steel metallic taste, orange and citrus bitterness. Moderate carbonation and a medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
melush (2949) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2016
Bottle 33cl @ Cervezas Diferentes, Coslada, Spain. A: Dark amber. T: Malt, caramel, slightly bitter and watery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (262) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - SEP 11, 2016
Clear deep amber with a lasting creamy light tan head. Mellow aroma of caramel, baguette, pine, fresh forest boletus, dried fruit, herbs. Taste is light bitter with lighter sweet/sour notes in the background. Light to medium body, medium carbonation, some stickiness on finish. Nice, smooth, very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TrefwoordPunk (983) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear reddish brown with a medium to big off-white head ad an aroma of peach, grassy hops, sweet malts and clotted cream. The taste is medium sweet with a long slightly bitter finish. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
explosivedog (361) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 6, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours a beautiful copper colour. Aroma is clean and hoppy, taste much less clean, with a murky start leading to a nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerNinjaUK (317) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2016
330ml bottle from Waitrose. Pours rich red amber with plenty of bubbles and a fluffy head with slight orange tinge. Aroma complex with American hops - pine, citrus, berries, ash and biscuit. Very watery and thin in the mouth, which lets down a rather promising combination of hops.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5562) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2016
Keg, Somewhere. Old phone notes. "Slight caramel and tobacco. 2.4" That’s all I wrote.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LazyPyro (595) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2016
330ml bottle. Clear amber colour with a thin beige head, good retention. Aroma is a well balanced mix of sweet caramel malt, and hops, some citrus. Taste is malty, dry bitter hops, fruit, a bit sour actually.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (4207) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2016
Keg, red-brown with a fine beige head, toasted toffee and a hint of leafy hop nose, dry-sweet with toast and but notes and a hint of tartness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheKernOwl (194) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2016 Tried this alongside its Meantime stablemate [M&S] Greenwich Red (notwithstanding that they are different beers) and M&S Cornish Red (by St Austell brewery).Promising new world nose (mild pine, faint orange juice – or cranberry juice?), combining hops and (caramel) malt, smells slightly thick and boozy despite low ABV. In mouth, it gets a bit thin, but no thinner (and probably less thin) than Greenwich Red –and still a good (red berry - cranberry?) vibe anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3078) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 29, 2016
0,33 l bottle from Biervana citrus, fruits, red berries, cereal, caramel, orange-red color, clear and with a fast disappearing tan foam head. medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation,

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