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Tiny Rebel Hot Box

Tiny Rebel Hot Box
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Brewed by Tiny Rebel
Style: Smoked
Newport, Wales

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Tiny Batch Edition: Hot Box, Smoked Indian Ale.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1509) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2014
Aroma: caramel malts, very lightly smoked. Appearance: clear dark amber, small white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: slight sweets again, fruits, some pine. Overall: Nice bitterness, quite light for a Smoked. Pint at the Wenlock Arms, Hackney.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with a small head. Low carbonation and slightly smoked with some presence of hops.Smooth, easy to drink with a gentle bitter finnish. Another good one from this brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
16th November 2012
Almost opaque dark brown beer, tidy off white head. Palate is crisp and a little dry. Minerals. Hops are fresh and mildly fruity, little pith. Fairly peel - bitter. Good malt base with a whisper of toffee and mellow smoke. Finishes crisp and dry with lingering peel - bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3079) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle 0.33l at home (via alesbymail). BB June 2013. Colour is light brown with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Smoke, hops, fruits, caramel and malts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1270) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle from Kris Wines. Lovely deep reddish chestnut character, thin white head. Nice hoppy aroma, main character that of the creamy malt hop interplay of these red/amber malt IPAs. The finish becomes more bitter, dry, pine. The smoke is very restrained, less of the rauchbier and more of a vague sensation of something slightly smokey in the background. Flavoursome and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dashimus (225) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Pours chestnut brown, unfiltered with a thin off white head. Aroma is smokey, but quite faint, malt, fruits, mango and grapefruit. Flavour is moderately bitter and sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear medium amber colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, smoke, moderate to heavy hoppy, hops, fruity hops. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a average to long duration, hoppy, caramel, spicy, smoked, peppery, spicy hops, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121204]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zimbo (611) - SCOTLAND - JAN 11, 2013
Super huge mangolia head which stays and stay leavy sticky drifts all over the inner glass. Nice reddy brown slight slight haze colour. Appetising medicinal TCP nose. Lovely clinging radiating rye grip, dark chocolate, earth with a slight spritz end. Balance and complexity. Smokey too. Great stuff. Sure works for me. Two thumbs up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (2202) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 8, 2013
Keg at Craft Islington. Dark brown colour, creamy beige head. Aroma is smoke, meat, bit of creaminess. Taste is bacon, smoke and citrus in the background. Bit unusual and not sure how successful it is, but definitely interesting. Quite easy to drink.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Essex (51) - Cardiff, WALES - JAN 4, 2013
Hot Box is an "Indian Smoked Ale", which basically has been defined by the brewers as an American IPA with smoked malts used to create a new style and flavour, to give the beer a great level of hoppiness as well as a nice smoked flavour akin to a Rauchbier. Poured from a 330ml bottle into an Orval goblet glass. Pours a mid-dark brown colour with a short lived white head. Clearly unfiltered, and it looks good. Smells faint to me, but fairly smokey and hoppy. Tastes like heaven in a glass. Very hoppy like an IPA but with an amazing malt presence that balances the whole thing out, and to top it all off it has smoke flavours too. It’s like some sort of crazy but awesome hoppy cigar. The smoke isn’t too overpowering though, none of it is. It’s just all perfectly balanced. Overall this beer is brilliant. It’s so drinkable yet tasty at the same time. I love it and I wish I had more.


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