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Ringwood Fortyniner (Bottle)

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Brewed by Ringwood (Marstons)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Ringwood, England
Serve in English pint

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common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Previously available bottle conditioned. Ceased being bottle conditioned after Marston took over in 2007.
Ingredients: Marris Otter malt; Challenger, Goldings,Fuggles and Progress hops.
The name refers both to the abv, and, by reference to the Californian goldrush of 1849, to the golden colour.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
redders1974 (399) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Slightly hazy minimal head strange mint chewit taste and smell not good for a premium bitter

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (3852) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2015
500ml bottle. Orange brown, decent head. Sour creamy vanilla malt aroma. Metallic toffee flavour. Soapy bitter aftertaste. Standard bad supermarket bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrepintado (1985) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUN 14, 2015
50cl bottle. Dark gold. Thin white head. Medium bitterness, low sweetness. Medium body. Aroma is orange, hops, fruit, light caramel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blade86 (958) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUN 1, 2015
amber, clear, minimal white foam; malty, caramelly, grainy aroma; medium- bitterness, lightly sweet, medium- body, thin feel, slightly metallic, average carbonation, long bitter finish; Overall: average but drinkable

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Radek Kliber (6705) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Where and how: LCBO / b. 500 ml
Aroma creamy with diacetyl laced feel, caramel bready with hints of earthy hops.
Appearance :
Top: large, foamy tanned off white head. Thick film on glass.
Base: hazy amber with touch of brown.
Palate : medium bodied, tad thinner walls. Mild carbonation.
Taste: simple malty feel with muted hops. Lacking live, depth and complexity.
Other notes not very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22983) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 8, 2015
Bottled (backlog). Amber colour with a mediumsized off-white head. Aroma is caramel, mildly nutty and biscuity notes along with resin and some floral notes. Flavour is floral and grassy bitterness along with some resiny and toffeeish notes. Rich carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DIBBLE (102) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Subtly rich marmalade and malty nose. Clear golden beer with minimal white head. Flavour is bright, cheap marmalde on toast. A simple but mouthwateringly effective and well balanced light sweet bitter. Very moreish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (1833) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2015
Bottle from Lidl. Pours clear amber. Aroma is caramel malts, slightly artificial sweetness, orange. Taste is bready and caramel sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slavy (5) - BULGARIA - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
Medium biter and sour beer, with not a lot of aroma. Good, bud nothing special.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (6635) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 17, 2015
500ml bottle from Morrisons, Preston. Pours clear amber, short-lived white head. Aromas of blackcurrant, hedgerow, caramel. Taste is more blackcurrant sweetness, not much else. One dimensional.


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