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St Andrews 54.46 Citra

Brewed by St Andrews Brewing (Scotland)
Style: Wheat Ale
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
cask, special
This one off special brew was brewed, bottled and labelled by hand in a limited run of only 693 bottles, as always, at one time by one bloke. Only the best malt and the finest whole hops are used; no tins of extracts or flavourings, just natural goodness. This beer, like all St Andrews Brewing Co beers, is brewed with passion to be drunk with passion. Enjoy, Bob. Taking inspiration from one of my favourite songs to brew to, and my baby girls Isla’s favourite song to dance to (Toots And The Maytals ’54-46 That’s My Number’), the 54-46 Series is a range of limited edition guest beers brewed with 54% Pale Malt and and 46% Wheat. Each beer is single-hopped to allow the full flavours of the hop to shine through. Citra: American high alpha hop with fresh tropical fruit and lime flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7804) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, taste is sweet toffee, light citrus fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (1025) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Pours yellow/light amber. Huge citrus nose lime and grapefruit. Big hops on the palate i did not get much wheat from this

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (6131) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2013
330ml Bottle - Gold/amber in colour. Gooseberries, pineapple and banana in the aroma. Refreshing taste with notes of grapefruit, gooseberries, banana, lemon and yeast. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zimbo (807) - SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Light thin slightly hazy yellow appearance. Reasonably white dospy hard. Unusual element of straight zingy .BO right in the middle palate which tends to dominate. OK I guess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
richc (239) - Bolton, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2013
Pours cloudy with almost no head. Aroma is light caramel with just a hint of tropical fruit. Flavour adds a really nice late citrus note and a lingering bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2013
Keg at the bat. Pours a pale, cloudy yellow with a thin head. Aromas are grapefruit and lemon, very faint banana. Could do with more carbonation for me. Hops dominate the wheat-beer characteristics. Refreshing though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (18513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2013
Cask at the bat... Golden amber. Thin white lacing.... Soft dry musty nose.... Light fruits... Soft toffee... Light fruits

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (4019) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2013
330ml bottle courtesy of JohnRMurdoch - golden with a slight haze, non-existent head, resinous wheat, pine aroma, tropical fruit flavour, sharp, dry citrus finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3975) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Hazy yellow amber, reasonable head. Resin wheat aroma. Sweet boiled sweet wheat flavour. Smooth with sweet aftertaste. I like this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2013
Aroma: Turkish delight, wheat and grapefruit.

Appearance: Murky amber body with a thin white head that quickly fades to nothing. No lacing.

Taste: Sawdust, biscuit and chalk. Quite sweet with a faint lime note.

Palate: Thin to medium body with a watery texture, Soft carbonation.

Overall: The high wheat content dampens the brightness of the Citra hop.

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