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Summer Wine Rouge Hop

Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Amber Ale
Holmfirth, England


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gim (38) - POLAND - JAN 5, 2015
(bottle 0.33) Pleasant aroma, citrus with malty hints. Dark orange almost clear. Beige head, leaves nice lacing. Light sweet with nice bitter aftertaste, maybe little astringent. Light bodied, bit oily, soft carbonation. Nice beer, well balanced, pleasant surprise after trying Maelstrom.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (2387) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 30, 2014
33cl bottle @El Coleccionista, Gijón. 22-12-2014.
BBD: 31-12-2014.
In short: malty amber ale.
Pours quite hazy amber with nice white head. Moderate head retention, good lacing. Caramel, malty, fruity, herbal aromas. Medium body, average carbonation, some crispy texture. Taste is malty sweet, some fruity, herbal. Moderate bitterness, smooth, maybe a bit bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Tap at Euston Tap. Bright amber pour. Really spicy/peppery hop aroma over a moderately sweet malt base. A bit of fruit and perhaps a touch of tartness starting in this one. It doesn’t really detract but it’s there. Zippy and juicy. A bit of a vineous note on the back. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gad905 (197) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2015 Draft at BD ShepBush. As ?Rouge?, 5.8%. Pours clear copper red with decent-sized cream head that hangs around a bit before fading to a skin. Nose of juicy tropical fruits, pineapple, grapefruit, sweet orange, plus some toasty malt, brown bread. Tastes medium sweet, brown bread crusts, toasted cereal, some cinder toffee, medium bitter, some juicy citrus and some floral. Nice balance. Medium-light body, oily, moderate carb, long hoppy finish, still with some juice and some floral. Gotta say, on this showing I have a lot of time for this beer - so many Ambers are overhopped or underhopped, or get the balance of toasty caramel right, but this one has good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NordicV (1270) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2014
Rödorange öl med smutsvitt skum som lämnar fina gardiner. Doft av malt, citrusfrukter och lätt jordiga toner. Samma återkommer i smaken tillsammans med lite tallbarr och kåda. Mycket bra för en öltyp som inte är min favorit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1827) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2014
Fat @ Bishops Arms, GA Malmö. Lätt dimmigt rödorange öl med ett fluffigt smutsvitt skum. Dofter av malt, apelsin, karamell och en lätt örtig ton. Smakinslag av karamell, malt, röda bär, citrus och kåda. Medelstor kropp, medelbeska, liten kolsyra vilket undertecknad uppskattar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (1862) - Mikołów, POLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Strawberry tea dominated by resin and geranium, some eau de Cologne as well. Quaffable, body not too full, medium bitterness, medium intense flavour. Very quaffable. Oh, did I already write that? Nevermind. Very quaffable indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ATulloch (127) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle from deeside drinks emporium. Pours a hazy red with a fluffy white head which lasts. Great lacing. Aromas of pine, lime, marmalade and a slight mango hint. Flavour has a nice hoppy pine with a smooth almost chocolate like finish with citrus burst.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (7067) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Light brown coloured and unclear. Has a white head, lasting. Hoppy aroma, herbal and spicy. flavor starts sweet, then hoppy. finish heavy bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (610) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 22, 2014
Cask at the Euston Tap listed as 5.8%, according to their website this is Rouge Red Hop Ale but I guess this is the right beer. Pours mid brown with a thin white head. Hoppy pine aroma, sweet finish. Close your eyes and this is an IPA.

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