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Brewed by Vale
Style: Bitter
Aylesbury, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Occasional.
Red Kite is a refreshing Chestnut Red Beer with a bitter finish. Maris Otter Crystal, Chocolate and roasted barley provide a full body whilst Northdown, Fuggle, Willamette and Brewers Gold hops combine to offer a subtle starting bitterness with a strong bitter finish.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2014
Cask at JDW Counting House, Glasgow. Lovely blend of malt, sweet honey, and beautiful complex nutty flavour that tastes really organic. Superb!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8598) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Racehorse Northampton. A chestnut coloured beer with a whitish head and lacing. A malty fruity beer with good berry notes throughout. Good hops and excellent fruit. A very tasty beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2738) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - clear amber brown, lively off-white head, sweet malty aroma, negligible lacing, toffee, chocolate, sweet, nice drinkable beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7965) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2010
Cask, Last Plantagenet, Leicester. Dark copper with a cream foam. Aromas are plummy fruit with raisins. Cookie dough with toffee, biscuit and yeast. Earthy hops with some citrus. Flavours are sweet chocolate and weetabix malts with pithy, bitter grapefruit and melon. Very well balanced. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4395) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2012
Cask at the Bell, Waltham St Lawrence. An attractive reddish chesnut colour with a loose cream head; earthy malt aroma; toffee and malt flavours with some gentle dry hops; and a nutty finish. A comforting autumnal bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2469) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2013 Cask at the sportsman in croxley. Ruby red with loose white with large bubbles. Aroma is herbal hop, some red berry. Flavour is herbal ice tea. Some tea tan in. Soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2765) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 30, 2013
Cask@belfast beer fest 2013.
Dark ruby red, caramel malt balanced by herbal hops. Moderate carbonation and body. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (2456) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; hazy chestnut brown pour with beige head, dark fruit aroma, taste has roasted malts, some winter fruits and a hint of chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1711) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Chestnut beer with medium head and good lacing.Aroma of malts. Taste is fruity malts, biscuit and toffee. Nicely balanced. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14017) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 2, 2010
cask at standing order ... copper ... creamy off white head ... soft dry light citrus nose ... creamy ligt toffee malts ... light dry hop ... ok but standard... light spice


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