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Merrimans
Brewed at Robinsons

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Leeds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Contract brewed by Robinsons.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danev76 (508) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2014
Floral hop aroma. Dark amber cloudy colour with low to medium carbonation. Very English, malt tones with light hopping felt throughout. Medium to heavy body with low to medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkMaclean (48) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2012
Bottled. Deep brown, no head, malty taste, a bit like a like stout. Not sure this is the right beer though... App couldn't find the bar code. This one brewed by The Old Fart Brewing Company, Yorkshire, England. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2010
Bottle. Pours with a large off white head over a clear brown amber body. Aroma of fresh bread, caramel and with a piney hops notes. Toasty bread-citrus pine taste with both bitterness and sweetness evident in the finish. Medium to full bodied. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2003
A LOT better than exspected. Dark brown colour. Nice malty and speciel aroma. Some sourness in the beginning. Not that carbonated. Nice malty flavour and palate. Hints of somewhat sweet, though not unpleasant in any way. Nice balance between the sweetness and a dry/sour feeling. Quite good brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Threepwood (107) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 10, 2010
Copper/amber in the glass with a thin persistent head. Caramel & toffee smells (nice). Nice malty flavours with a smooth mouthfeel, lingering bitterness in the finish. A little alcohol bite perhaps? In all a sessionable beer without being earth shattering.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gam (3254) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2009
Medium head good carbonation bronze pour,aroma fruit,good hoppy notes,mild malt.Flavour mellow fruit hops,mild bitter honey apple apricot,hops seem to be the strength,finish mild bitter hoppy fruit taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydian1 (978) - FNQ, Australia, - SEP 7, 2009
Tasted from the bottle into a pint glass. It looks bronzed and slightly hazy with a reasonable off white head that provided excellent lacing. Nose is toasted malts with citrus and floral hops. Tongue is restrained sweet biscuity malts with a fruity bittersweet hoppy finish. Seems quite light bodied for the ABV with a potentially easy sessionability (if only it wasn’t so expensive Down Under). It is not a bad bottled representation of the style though. If only it had a little more bitterness...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3612) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2002
Bottle. Chestnut colour with good longlasting head and plenty of condition. Toffee and almond aromas, caramel malt and nuts in the mouth and a nutty malty finish with a lingering hop bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4250) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2002
The appearance of a dark frothy beer. Hopped and smooth but thats it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodolito (163) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 18, 2003
Pretty humorous label. Tasted better than I expected. Nothing great or horrible grabbed my attention. Mildly hopped and balanced.


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