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

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   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 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.


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 (3271) - 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 (4063) - 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 (14225) - 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. Didn’t 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 (5003) - 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 (6313) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8106) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
2014-08-26. Crisp dark orange body with a large foamy beige head. 3++ Aroma of modest musty fruity hops. 7+ Flavour is pleasantly bitter throughout, with a nice orange citrus character. 7+ Average bodied palate, soft carbonation throughout. Pretty nice, could have a bit more oomph to it but is super drinkable. Bottle from Appelation Wines, Edinburgh

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (5244) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle - Perfumy and citrus with some herbal notes. Cloudy gold with a rich off white head. Up front orange peel bitterness, perfumy and effervescent. Nice and fun.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
themightyjag (206) - - JUN 10, 2014
500ml bottle from Oddbins. Big bubbly white head, some lacing, slightly hazy amber body. Nose is sweet citrus, brown sugar, peach. Flavour is caramel, sherbet lemon, grapefruit, orange, dry bitter finish which is long and lingering. Mouthfeel is a little thin, quite bubbly. Medium carbonation. Very hoppy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
doradobotella (132) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2014
Apariencia: De color naranja y con una increíble capa de espuma blanca. Aroma: Tropical, cítrica y frutal; que resulta realmente muy agradable nada más abrirla. Sabor: Dominan básicamente lo cítrico y amargo, con notas que recuerdan a naranja y mosto.


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