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

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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 Southernís 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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
androman (715) - 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 (1301) - 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 (11442) - 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 (2757) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2015
Bottle share at the Cadís 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 (7015) - 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 (3546) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5564) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is sweet toffee, citrus, taste is fruity and bitter, dry toffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14587) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle from BenH. Thanks. Way way over carbonated. Hazy amber colour lasting thick beige head. Almost a Belgian blond estery yeast aroma and flavour. Settles down into a Belgian blond with spicy hops on the finish. Didnít see it was a Belgian Ale. Explains the huge carbonation. Pretty dry pale Belgian ale. I liked it. Hops on the finish are excellent, touch of grapefruit without being overly dominant. I liked it. My kinda beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (5180) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
50cl Bottle, tfs R&J! Hazy golden orange colour, off-white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, light spicy, hoppy, oranges, dank. Flavour is fruity, dank, yeasty, spicy, hoppy, some grapefruit. Light-bodied. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6415) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2014
[Bottle (500ml) shared with Ferris, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o j&m] Pours a hazy golden-orange with a large lasting fluffy off-white head. Fruity hop aroma along with bready malt and yeast. Flavour is also bready and hoppy along with citrus fruit and a moderate bitter finish. Average bodied. Pretty good.


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