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Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: Belgian Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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keg, special
This beer is certainly not for the faint hearted and most definitely packs a punch or two. Sponsored by Stewart Brewing, the recipe was created by James Hardacre, a keen and experienced home brewer, who succeeded in winning The Southern’s home brew competition.
With an extensive array of six different hops, FWP is the hoppiest beer that Stewart Brewing have ever produced. Brewed with Oat Malt, Crystal Rye.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (13835) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
Bottle shared at the Cad’s 10th Anniversary Tasting - CBC Clerkenwell, London. Thanks to the Scotland crew for giving me this one. Pours unclear, rich gold with a foamy, white head. The nose holds pale bread, citrus fruits and crackers. Light to medium sweet flavor with dried pine bitterness, hay, some lemon rind. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with more crackers, white bread and citrus rind. Just fine overall.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2905) - South Carolina, USA - APR 28, 2015
From a bottle in Edinburgh. (new and improved version says the brewery rep.) Clear copper body topped by a good head. Mild-moderate input from the Belgian yeast. Well matched hopping. Good complexity with multiple fruit notes over a bready base and a light spiciness. Very good balance and mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (479) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2015
Pours a copper bronze with a minimal off-white head. Aroma is malts and pine hops. Taste is slight caramel, slight bitter and a touch of malt sweetness. Medium-full bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19112) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
Bottle @ The Cad’s 10yr Shindig. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy honey aroma. Fruity malty spicy honey flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty honey finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
androman (878) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
50cl shared bottle at Scheveningen from Edinburgh as a gift from AshtonMcCobb and Steve Stewart, many thanks! Body is hazy orange, head is big off-white rocky, fully lasting, good lacing. Nose is malty, flavor is mandarine, grapefruit, quinine, spices. Medium sweet, heavy bitter. Finish is long lasting heavy hoppy bitter. Full body, sticky texture, fizzy carbonation. Excellent hoppy IPA, very interesting and delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1615) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2015
Keg at The Southern. Pours clear copper red. Nose is Belgian yeast, tangerine, orange, toffee, fruity hops. Taste is fruity bitter, bitter orange, apcricot, medium dry.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12590) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Bottle split at the Cads 10th birthday bash, CBC Clerko, 29/03/15. Lightly hazed golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is yeast esters, floral notes, tangerine, spice, bitter orange. Taste comrpises candied fruit rinds, bread dough, peach, tangerine, straw, Belgian yeast tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough Belgo.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3031) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2015
Bottle share at the Cad’s 10 year celebration. Thanks! Cloudy orange, small foamy white head. Aroma is orange, lemon. Body is medium, a bit foamy, tingly carbonation. Taste is light citrus suggesting lemon, musty and earthy, dry semi-bitter finish. OK.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
[6705-20140826] Bottle. Mild yeasty fruit aroma has a small creamy note. Clear, amber orange body with a long-lasting foamy off-white head. Orange cream and fruity hops flavour. Medium body is quite smooth. Very tasty, very drinkable. (8/4/8/4/17) 4.1
(w/ blankboy, Ferris, jercraigs)
Overheard: "The guy with the shorter hair?" "...The guy with the shirt?"

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3585) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Backlog rating. 50cl bottle from trade thanks to McNeill. It pours a hazy straw color with a s large white head. Aroma is hoppy and lightly yeasty with notes of grapefruit, kiwi fruit, citrus peel, pine cones and peppery spices. Some grains and hay. Taste is medium dry and lightly bitter and grassy, with more citrusy hops, notes of ripe apricots, esters, black pepper, bread dough, grapefruit. Finishes lightly estery and quite dry. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very tasty, but the original homebrew recipe had more yeast prominence


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