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Offbeat Odd Ball Red (4.8%)


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Formerly brewed at Offbeat
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Crewe, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask; Regular.
Note: The recipe for this beer changed in 2012 - different ABV and different hops.
Delicious ruby red ale with masses of Columbus hops giving a spicy flavour and finish. The bold fruitiness of this ale will surprise the uninitiated but you’ll be back for more!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 4, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2012 cask at stockport beer festival ... copper ... thin white lacing ... sweet toffee fruit nose ... big bitter front ... big big hop ... light pealy wallymalt ... ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9166) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2011
Cask Handpump at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 19/01/2011 Fruit and malt aromas. Amber red coloured a little rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a hint of dryness in a slightly earthy peppery and bitter malt finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fin (8699) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2011
Cask at The Smithfield, Manchester 20.01.11 Pours amber this is very hazy with a white head, not in particularly good nick. Slightly strange aroma, bit smoky with some blocked sink not great at all. Taste is a touch smoky, fuzzy bitterness, not great however I think this may have a lot to do with how it has been kept, left half of this beer. Both of these beers at The Smithfield were quite a come down from what we’d just had at the Marble Arch. A3 A2 T6 P3 Ov8 2.2

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