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Twickenham Four Grains

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Brewed by Twickenham
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Twickenham, England

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask, Occasional;
Go with the Grain! An ale brewed with four malts: barley, wheat, rye and oat. Hopped with the Pioneer variety from England. A spicy, almost herbal aroma. Medium, moreish body. Hoppy taste with malt underpinnings and not-at-all grainy.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 15/11/13. Lightly hazed golden with a good sized off white head that retains wells, excellent full glass lacing follows. Nose is light bread dough, straw, grain, orchard fruit, touch of malt. Taste comprises orchard fruit, bready malt, light caramel, biscuit. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, light bitter notes in the finish. Ok offering.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (5898) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2012
(Gravity cask at The Rake, Southwark, London, 21 April 2012) Golden amber colour with brief, white head. Fruity, malty nose with peaches, biscuits and tropical fruit. Malty, fruity taste with notes of citrus, apricots, biscuity malt and a slightly grassy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Well balanced and quite nice.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dashimus (213) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Medium yellow clear pours with no head. Spicy aroma with hints of coffee. Medium taste with no hints of dryness or sweetness. Hints of mustard and oats.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ The 17th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2011, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium yellow - amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted, acidic malt. Flavor is moderate sweet, light light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. Flaged as try again ! [20110429]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2096) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2011
Pale amber with almost no head, honey and a little orange on the head plus something faintly floral and maybe heathery. An initially sweet mouthfeel with notes of honey and a hint of pepper, bread and vegetable very quickly turns bitter and drying, the astringent, slightly acrid and peppery, taste lasting on the palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4608) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 26, 2011
Half, from cask (gravity)@The Rake, London. Thin blond top. Clear deep brownish golden body. Discreet aroma of soft grainy malts, some apple-fruitiness and peaches. Taste is soft and clean. Medium malt body, slight spicy and peppery. Earthy bittering hops for balancing. Slick texture. Fruity endnotes. Drinks good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyobon (862) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 18, 2009
Draught (in June 08). Amber. Some hop aroma. Light body and carbonation. Taste of grains, especially, with some fruitiness (apples) and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
renffisch (723) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2008
gravicask at ealing bf 08. nose of spicy apples with a hint of cardamom. deep golden colour, big bubbly head. Sweet herbal start, strong bitter middle, medium body, well balanced, loverly bitter finish. very good pint.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2008
Cask at Ealing beer fest. Notes get pritty special here and start to discribe either Duff, or a super hero of types, but the words solid bitter start off, then it his some sort of peppery pale malts, a bonnie bag of bonnie hops seem to help the banter out and make a balance similar to super man with me in one hand and the angry fist of a punishing god in the other. Good times.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobinlondon (1250) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2008
Handpulled cask at Red Lion, Isleworth. Gold with a foaming off-white head. As the name suggests this is a malt accented beer and hops were barely detectable to me. However, this is still an interesting, well brewed ale which I will definitely try again.


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