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Redwillow Sleepless

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Brewed by Redwillow
Style: Amber Ale
Macclesfield, England

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A complex beast of an American amber ale, initial rich toffee malt give way to big juicy hops and a long clean bitter finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (3190) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2015
(Redwillow Sleepless) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 5.4% Amber coloured body, one full finger of off-white head, with good density and retention. Aroma lf caramel, toasted malts, citrus, light chocolate. Taste of citrus, grapefruit, orange peel, light caramel, toasted malts, some chocolate again, some coffee too. Medium thin body, carbonation on the lower side. Quite good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (2393) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Keg at the Berkhamsted beer shop in Berkhamsted, Herts. A dark brown/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Sweet, malty, caramel aroma. Tastes sweet, malty, caramel, treacle. Almost like a treacle sponge beer if that is possible. It is OK but nowt special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (5404) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Keg at the red squirrel berko shop. Mahogany brown / amber coloured pour wurf a loose cream head. Garoma is sweet vanilla, woody, varnish, toffee, little treacle. Flavour is sweet, vanilla, treacle, old ale, light beery, earthy. Palate is pretty sweet, moderate to high carbonation. Bit of a strange beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Cask at fynefest. Pours deep amber, nose is sweet toffee, pine, passionfruit, taste is similar, sweet, little thin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (610) - 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 (286) - 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 (4775) - 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 (10175) - 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 (1202) - 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 (2145) - 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.


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