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Summer Wine Aoraki Red IPA

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Summer Wine Aoraki Red IPA
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Formerly brewed at Summer Wine
Style: Amber Ale
Holmfirth, England

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2014
Reddish amber with a nice tight off white head. Aroma is nice and hoppy, citrus, pine, weed. Flavour has a good dollop of hop bitterness, dry hoppy finish. Tasty!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (1973) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
Draught@Brew Dog, Glasgow. Prior to Celtic v Juventus match. Red tinged amber appearance. Promising tropical fruit and fragrant hop nose. Similarly fruity flavour with fairly prominent booze leading to a robust lingering bitter finish. Pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
11th March 2013
Keg at the Jolly Butchers. Hazy deep amber - red beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is smooth and a little dry. Mild creamy malt. Brief note of sweet orange and then fairly bitter hops. Finishes creamy and dry with a touch of tropical fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3308) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2013
On tap at Man in the Moon in Stockholm (during the IPA festival). Fresh smell with citrusy hops. Similar taste, strong but round bitterness. High carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11029) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2013
Draught at Monks Porterhouse, Stockholm. Cloudy redfish/grey beer with a nice offwhite head, leaving nice lacing. Hoppy fruity aroma, red currant, caramel, citrus, grapefruit, floral notes, dandelions, metal notes, pine, some lemon. Hoppy bitter flavor, red currant, unripe strawberries, huge bitterness, perfume, metal notes. Hoppy dandelion finish with raisins, citrus, hay, and metal.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3320) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2013
Keg @ BrewDog. Cloudy amber reddish brown colour reasonable head. Big hoppy aroma. Sweet fruity hoppy resin flavour. Bitter hoppy aftertaste. Good but not outstanding.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5384) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2013
Draught (Man in the Moon, Stockholm) - Hazy red in colour. Grapefruit, pine, lychees, toffee and peach in the aroma. The taste is hoppy, bitter and fruity with notes of dried fruit, apricot, grapefruit, toffee and passion fruit detected.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (1451) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 12, 2013
Aroma: Powerful aroma of caramel, toffee, hard candy, citrus and biscuit.

Appearance: As the name suggests, red/amber body with a thick white head that holds well.

Taste: Delicious - flavours of physalis, caramel and toffee. No hint of it’s 7.4% ABV, it could be 4.0% ABV.

Palate: Medium body with an oily texture. Soft carbonation.

Overall: A really tasty, hoppy, well balanced Amber Ale.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19670) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2013
Draught at Man in The Moon, Stockholm. Hazy copper colour, rich head. Interesting aroma of pepper, red berries and citrus. Dry with above medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Light roastiness. Intriguing and unusual hop flavour with pink peppers and kiwi fruits. Long salty bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4864) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2013
On tap at Man in the Moon, January 2013. Hazy reddish with a small head. Aroma and taste of fruit, grape, some notes of malt and caramel. The finish was dry and bitter. Descent.


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