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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34595) - 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]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2012
bottle at home ... dark brown/black ... thin tan head ... soft sweet berry fruits ... soft toffee nose ... light fizz ... dry roast ... soft smoke .. dark malts ... soft berry

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10698) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle at the Euston Tap, London shared with Tommy. Pours hazy, red-brown with a fine, beige cream head. Toasty bread nose, hints of smoke. Nice ham and peat flavor, medium sweet with toasty malts, light earth and pine. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sticky on the finish with some toasty pine, light cocoa, dirt, peat, toasty bread. Great balance and depth.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (8114) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle at home, thanks to an IP with Essex Jim, 01/01/13. Pours dark dark amber/chestnut brown with a thin off white head that assumes a frothy bubbleness clinging to the outer circle. Nose carries juicy hops, pine, mango, light grapefruit, subtle background rausch. Taste comprises hops, pine, grapefruit, mango, caramel malts, mineral tones, great blend of smoke, enough to be noticed, enough to remain a well balanced hoppy IPA. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hoppy bitter finish with a touch of smoke. Great stuff, the Tiny Rebel folks never seem to produce a dud ! Bis meine Straße !

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6184) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2012
330 ml bottle.
Pours a dark amber colour with a thick white head. Aroma of smoked wood, berries and roasted malts. Flavour of roasted malts, smoked wood, perfume, sweet berries and ash. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a dry, malty, slightly bitter finish. A bit weird.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6115) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2012
33 cl bottle.BBE 06/2013.
Pours dark hazy red color with a large thick head. Aroma of mild fruits, some malts, yeast, mild smoke, mild nutty notes and hay. Flavor of malts, caramel, mild fruits and some hops, faint smoky ham also. Mild bitter palate.
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5606) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2012
33 cl bottle @ lusikka. No.3, BBE 06/2013
Aroma is odd and stale with berries, oaky notes and ash and distant smoky notes. Flavour has berries, ashy notes, some resin and smoky notes. Quite unique stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4560) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Bottle @ The Euston Tap. The pour’s deep brown with a medium light tan head. The aroma’s of rich leather, some woodland grassy meadow, light acerbic hop bitterness, mild berry. The taste is juicy hops, mild fruit salad. Field shrubbery, tropical pineapple and salt. These hoppy flavors are ballasted by a smoky, nutty malt presence. More leather on the long finish. Very flavorful. Smooth. Overall, I was worried Tiny Rebel would go overboard on the smoked aspect of this beer. My worries were unfounded. This is lovely, balanced stuff. Great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3956) - 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.


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