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Red Hill Scotch Ale

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

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattyhennessy (341) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
stoutnick (581) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danev76 (506) - 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.

3.4
   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

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaril (30) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosslew (235) - 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

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djmatthews88 (9) - Abbotsford, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2014 does not count
coffee,alcohol, licorice, smoke, brown, frothy, tan foam, light sweetness, medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (692) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 22, 2014
From a bottle. Deep copper colour, Vegemite aroma, smooth malt flavours with some fruity hops too. Not quite what I expected but quite nice.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Supertrev (65) - CHINA - DEC 23, 2013
Smells of a Scottish paddock. Looks like a puddle in a Scottish paddock. Tastes comforting of tobacco with a pleasant aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgb1991 (114) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2013
Hazlenut, brownie aroma. Ugly leather colour but cool in its own way. Smooth malty body. Not used to malt the whole way through the taste of the beer, interesting. Watery finish.


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