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Brewed by Sunny Republic
Style: Bitter
Blandford Forum, England
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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.
If you like to be different and enjoy your beers a little maltier than our Blonde this is for you. A beautifully red hued ale with fruit and berry aromas. We are the first brewery in the world to brew with Hibiscus Flowers (Hibiscus sabdariffa). The hibiscus is designed to lift the drinkability of the beer and add to the red hue provided by the Munich and Chocolate malts.


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thure (152) - - SEP 13, 2012
Cask @ "The Wharf", Denmark Colour is brilliant clear brown with a ruby highlight and off white head. Aroma is malty with a hint of tea and a slight citrusy sourness. Flavor is caramel malty with a very slight bitterness, and only a very faint hint of hibiscus.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2014
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough SE1. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McNeillR (1325) - SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Clear firm reddened body, whisked white cap of head. Gummy Farty fruit malt nose. Initial taste isn’t much different, uncooked sweetcorn thrown in. Cheap sweetcorn at that. Peering floral finish, dry sweet linger. This tastes like it’s been on two weeks too long?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (4219) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Cask at Haymarket Bar. Pours a clear gold, nice white foam head. Biscuit and red fruit on the aroma, light bittersweet biscuity taste. OK, nothing special. Glad I couldn’t pick up the hibiscus to be honest, can’t stand the stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Cask (?), Beer Emporium, Bristol, 17-18/01/14. Slightly dubious brilliant red. Still dour lightly nutty red flavour with cranberry suggestions. Low carb monkey nut and diluted flowers. Yoghurt stirred with pencils. Bwiooarrghhh .

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gunnar (5659) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2014
Cask at Argyll Arms (Nicholsons) Soho. Pours clear amber/reddish with no head at all. Aroma is light sweet, a touch of sour berries. Taste is moderate sweet malts, light sour/acidic, dry end , light fruity hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2365) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Cask@the longhorns, walsall. Red copper beer with a medium head and good lacing. Aroma is toffee, pineapple and malts. Taste is toffee, caramel, some dry hop leaf. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6521) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Cornubia, Bristol 21/12/2013. Deep amber in colour with a slight white head. Caramell, red fruits, some orange peel and a touch of citrus hop, before a short finish. Ok.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MissPxx (517) - - DEC 22, 2013
A tale of two beers. Chocolatey smell and then the fruity taste. Tastes almost like honey. Big fan! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Yves (2346) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2013
At Sheffield Tap. Clear golden colored beer with small white head and no carbonation. Hopped aroma. Medium palate. Finish is bitter soft. Few taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2602) - FINLAND - MAY 27, 2013
Draught. Pours reddish amber in color with a small whitish head. Fruity notes, a bit of sweet malt and hints of sugary sweetness in aroma. A bit of nuttyness, some floral and butterscotch notes in taste.


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