Wayward Brewing Company
Brewed at Riverside Brewing Company

Style: Amber Ale
Lilyfield, NSW, Australia


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A perfect marriage of the gutsy hoppy character of an IPA with the complex malty backbone of a red ale. Ruby red in colour with a thick off-white head, perfectly balanced combination of hops and rich European malt with a wallop of hop flavour and aroma character from American and Australian hops. First batch at 5.4%, subsequent batches at 5%.

imaragingbull's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - APR 7, 2013
Bottle pours near opaque ruby amber with big resilient off white head. Aromas of citrus, mandarins, grass atop of a grainy lightly sweet toasted malts. Medium light body, medium carbonation, malts giving a certain toasty character balanced with a rounded hop flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2015

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Wayward Charmer India Red Ale ].
Clear medium red amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, brett - plastic notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, orange, fruity, hoppy, plastic notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft - fizzy. [20140517]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gunnfryd (12634) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle. Pale amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is berries, malt, hop, pine. Flavour is plastic, berries, malt, hop, pine. Overcarbonated boring beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (4343) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2014
On tap at Scratch Bar 080214. I don’t mind a good red ale and one certainly was good. Amber with red flecks throughout and a strong malty character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36090) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and toasted malty. Bitter, fruity and toasted malty. Lingering fruity and bitter into the far finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (9762) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours slightly hazy amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, peach and hint of plastic. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is fizzy

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bamsen78 (4454) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle @ America Strikes Back, Ulfborg. Pours cloudy darkish copper brown with airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of malt and fruit, with estery notes and touches of hops. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with sweetish hints of fruit and malt. Estery touches. Sweetish and slightly bitter aftertaste. Lively carbonation. Drinkable but nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (12983) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle, 5%. Hazy dark amber with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, phenols, little over carbonated, little burned plastic, little sour, little grapefruit and medium bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4626) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2014
On draft at the Australian Hotel in Sydney. Pours a clear deep amber with an ecru head. Fruity hop nose. Flavors of rye and honey. Smooth rich finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gam (3641) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 2, 2014
Medium off white head rich ruby pour medium carbonation aromas lychee citrus stone fruit malt the flavours citrus lychee caramel peach apple not much bitter a dull tasting beer tastes are there but boring no crispness or brightness flat tasting cannot enjoy it at all at the finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2885) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 22, 2013
Growler. Hazy brownish amber with a pale beige head. Aroma of singed caramel, some chocolate, grass, some passionfruit. Light bodied, a bit creamy. Sweet with bread crust and caramel, a hint of chocolate, some grass and tropical fruit. Modest bitterness but it shines through. A very amiable and well-balanced quaffer.

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