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Red Hill Scotch Ale

Brewed by Red Hill Brewery
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Red Hill, VIC, Australia
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
The colour of burnished copper, strong with a caramely sweetness. A malt driven beer, lightly balanced with our own Goldings and Willamette fresh hop flowers. The grain make up in this beer is a tightly kept secret. It has taken 7 years to perfect and is a very special blend of English Malts, some of which are dark roasted to impart the toffee and sweet flavours of this ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeliriumT (405) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 7, 2015
Pours a burnt caramel colour with lasting lacing. Aroma is sweet and toasty with a very mild note of solvent. Flavour is caramel and malty with a slight burnt toast aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavidAust (124) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2015
Looks good, great dark head and deep red brown colour. Taste, not quite as strong as I’d hoped for. Low alcohol (for a scotch ale) might have contributed. Overall OK, but looks better than it tastes. Shame as this brewery’s other beers have all been impressive. will go with other brands for my Scotch ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
donniemillan (102) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2015
This beer is delicious. It pours thin tan lacing, dark copper brown. The aroma is lacking, light roast, might need to let it warm slightly. The taste is great, long bitter malt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TedE (634) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 13, 2015
330ml bottle into glass. Toffee roast caramel chocolate alcohol on the nose. Dark red colour (prune juice?). HUGE frothy tan head. Looks a bit mad. Tastes sweetish with a subtle clean hop finish. Really well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2014
Pours a caramel brown with a foamy light brown head that dissipated quickly, but returns on agitation. Sweet caramel dominates the aroma. Brown sugar, toffee and dark fruits. Taste is sweet and almost sticky but not excessively so. Very smooth. Nutty, caramel and dark fruits are the dominant flavours. Medium bitterness to balance the sweet malts. Excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
stoutnick (792) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2014
Reddish brown. Aroma is very sweaty in the worst of ways. Taste seems a little off, but with a sessional toffee caramel aspect. Scotch ales are some of my least favourite beers so this isn’t necessarily bad, just kind of forgettable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 11, 2014
Thick chocolate malt aroma. Very dark brown colour with ok head. Beautiful dark chocolate flavour with toffee hints. Medium to heavy body with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mydogjet (39) - - AUG 2, 2014
Dark caramel colour poured into a glass with a loose, large, quickly dissipating head. Biscuity notes on the nose and slightly sweet taste of coffee, like a long black with one sugar. Reasonably bitter. Nice beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaril (40) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 24, 2014
Herbal hoppy aroma, pours dark copper like an old 2c piece. Syrupy feel and taste, with Anzac biscuits and slight woody flavor that gives way to moderate bitterness. All up a nice little drop

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2014
Definitely hazelnut and toast in aroma. Bit of light coffee and chocolate. On taste. Nice hops. Smooth on palate. 330ml. 5.8%. 1.6std drinks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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