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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our winter seasonal Phoenixx rises from the great ale recipes of the UK, but we’ve brewed it with a distinctly American attitude. Deep amber in color, Phoenixx delivers subtle notes of toffee and caramel, characteristic of traditional English Crystal malt. Yet with this ale, it’s all about the hops. Made from a blend of hops from across the pond, highlighted by the Phoenix hop variety from Kent, this special brew’s signature is its complex and strong hop character. This winter, warm up with a pint or two of a British-inspired beer that’s been reborn a Texan. 15.5°


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium amber color with a average to large, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, caramel, nutty notes, moderate hoppy, citrus - orange. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100709]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40417) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy, grapefruity and caramelish. Flavour is the same, rather sweet and fruity. Mild roasted and bitter dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34308) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and citrusy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, bread, caramel, and citrusy hops, leading to a very dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of daknole. Pours a clear deep amber with a dense and lacing beige head. Aroma of nuts and British hops. Medium body, roasted malt and nuts with a little perfumy hoppiness. Hoppy finish. Not bad really - and indeed British in style. 090710

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
9th February 2013
Very hazy deep amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and a little crisp. Mild fine carbonation. Mild minerals. A little creamy malt, slightly thin. Mild sweet orange and pine. Finishes neutral. Decent and manages to evoke English tangyness!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21403) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft. Hazy amber color. Aroma of boozy rye bread dough. Taste is mixed spice and bitter caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16053) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 2, 2011
A: The pour is a dark copper color with a soapy off-white head and minimal lacing. S: This one pretty much just smells like toast and toasted malts. I was expecting a bit more hop character at least, but apparently I’m not going to get it. Maybe a touch of earthy and floral hops if you really strain yourself. T: Like the nose, this beer is all about the toast/toasted malt. Mildly sweet but a fair amount of bitterness is present as well. Not a ton of hop flavor, either. Like with the nose there are just hints of floral and earthy hops. M: Nice and medium-full in body with a moderate level of carbonation. O: Nothing terribly bad about this beer, it was just a bit too one note for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (14922) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 22, 2011
Bottle thanks to atxdelivery. Pours clear reddish amber. Nose of caramel malt and bittering hops. Taste is initially dry, then sweet caramel malt followed by some bittering hops and a pine finish. Rather complex for the style.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14073) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 13, 2010
Whoah! A bottle from ericandersnavy. Eat your friggin hearts out on this one. Poured into the SA super glass. Comes out ruby tinged amber with a multifinger foamy beige head. Aroma is pretty much nice malt. Incredibly, fruitily hoppy flavor. Burns in the mouth. Any Englishman who tastes this would likely just curl up his toes. This could be my go to beer. Bet it would be, if I lived in Texas. It’s not harsh, just incredibly, smoothly, fruitily hoppy. Oh to live in Blanco. Maybe not though. Might be too far from an international airport. But if I was drivin’ through Blanco, I’d be packing back a whole bunch of this. Drink this, and your tongue will not pass into the corruption of death. Was that over the top? So is this ale!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13248) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle poured a clear amber with a lasting amber head. Aroma of carmel, toffee and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of toffee, carmel and light eartrhiness with a crisp dry moderatly bitter finish.


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