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

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RATINGS: 378   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.


Desverger's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (6636) - Copenhagen, - NOV 18, 2012
(tap@Meantime bar, London) Pours an attractive amber red/brown colour with a small off white/beige head. Citric hops and caramel malty aroma and taste. Pretty good.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (1129) - 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 (131) - 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 (2080) - Garching, 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 (636) - 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 (48) - - 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 (338) - 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 (228) - Tübingen, GERMANY - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (12592) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2016
Keg at St. Aldates Tavern, Oxford. Clouded reddy amber with white head. There is a slightly harsh metallic edge to this at the start, tinny, bloody iron notes. Some sweetness, fairly thin with a berry type flavour. Just okay.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WaddlingPlatypus (42) - Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2016
330ml bottle. Orange in colour, pours with a frothy white head. Floral and fruity on the nose, with a light and crisp flavour of hops.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zenkis (747) - Ogre, LATVIA - JAN 16, 2016
Classy amber with so little in flavor intensity, kind of money waste. Light body, watery texture. Some dry finish from low FG.


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