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Redwillow Sleepless

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Brewed by Redwillow
Style: Amber Ale
Macclesfield, England

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A complex beast of an American amber ale, initial rich toffee malt give way to big juicy hops and a long clean bitter finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (477) - GERMANY - MAY 17, 2015
Braun, dunkel. In der Nase Malz, karamellig, Röstnoten, etwas Kaffee, Hopfen, leichter Pfirsisch. Am Gaumen Malz, röstig, hintenraus Kaffee und hopfenbitter. LEicht schmal, gut trinkbar,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scotty001 (52) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Decent English bitter, fruity and a bit nutty, nice red pour. Tastes a bit lighter than the ABV.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DutchDrebus (4598) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2015
Bottle @ benzai. Dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Smells toffee, cookiedough, brown sugar. Tastes very sweet, slightly salty, butter, dough, rust/iron. Thin body, low carbo.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Benzai (9788) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear dark amber color, average sized white head. Aroma is malts and unfortunately a lot of butter and diacetyl. Taste malts, some toffee and caramel, heavy buttery again Oh no this is bad, very bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1089) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep amber brown, large frothy light tan head, good retention and lacing; interesting mixed aroma of fruit and toasted malt, grapefruit, caramel, toffee, citrus; smooth taste, light to medium sweet and bitter, toffee; oily to medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, aftertaste mild bittersweet, light herbal notes; civilized American Amber, quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2069) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a touch of red, aroma is fruity and malty, taste is sweet and light with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2160) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Mahogany colour good white head lacing. Aroma is red fruits. Taste has a lot going on rich fruitiness plums red berry good sweet malts slight pine and resin trace of smoke light hoppy bitterness. Medium body. Really good taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1533) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2014
500ml bottle from BeerRitz online store. Reddish dark brown amber colour, foam off-white head that retains with some lacing and aroma of caramel, tropical fruits, hop resin. Taste is sweet biscuity malt, caramel, toffee with berry fruity hoppy light grapefruit bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Bottle at home. Dark reddish brown with a thick creamy off white head. Aroma is berries, malts, some floral hops, little toffee sweetness. Flavour has some fruity hop notes, juicy and creamy, smooth mouthfeel. Another good beer from Redwillow.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2014
On tap at Red Squirrel. Pours chestnut brown, little to no head. Dull toffee nose, light fruit. Taste has more of the same, light sweet toffee. Hint of pine bitterness at the end. Not a lot going on.


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