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

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common

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RATINGS: 384   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 (7349) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3909) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheKernOwl (142) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Promising new world (mild pine, faint orange) hop & malt (caramel) combination on nose. Gets thin, but still good (red berry - cranberry? - vibe). My new favourite meantime (after London Porter).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3017) - 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,

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
I_LUV_BEER (117) - - 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 (8044) - 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 (642) - 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 (1165) - 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 (167) - 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 (2306) - 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 (740) - 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.


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