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Weird Beard / London Amateur Brewers Hive Mind

Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Amber Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Batch 0038

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
voncrease (46) - - JAN 4, 2015
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4043) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours hazy brown, nose is light honey, sweet toffee, taste is dry, toffee, pine, sweet honey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (201) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
500ml bottle. Sweet malt, caramel and honey with earthy hop bite. Smooth. Nicely bitter. Lovely :p

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1626) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Aroma: grain and bread malts, some caramel and honey. Appearance: slightly hazy amber, small, creamy, reddish head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: grain and bread malts continue, light bitter, sweet flavours in the background, soft carbonation. Overall: decent Amber Ale, nice honey flavours in the aroma. Bottle from The Bottle Shop, Bermondsey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (4236) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear amber colour with average, thick, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Slightly piney and citrusy hoppy aroma, a touch of grapefruit, cautious hints of honey. candied fruit, toffee. Taste is moderately sweet, notes of toffee, a bitter (hoppy) touch. Interesting honey-to-toffee-transformation, in the process slightly bothersome bitter note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15379) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Cask at IMBC m.. Copper.. Thin white lacing.. Soft fruits.. Soft toffee fruit... Juicy fruits... Apricot and peach.. Soft fruits

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2530) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle@Yesprs (21/03/2014) - amber pour with white head. Aroma and taste is sweet malty, caramel, toffee, grassy with some great citrus and tropical notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36362) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Weird Beard / London Amateur Brewers Hive Mind ].
Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, malt, moderate to light heavy hoppy, citrus, fruity, orange - citrus, pineapple, flowers - nectar. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, pineapple, tropical fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140118]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5246) - GERMANY - MAY 9, 2014
Many thanks to andrew_drinks for that bottle. Looks really good. Beer in the glass zippy, nice head. Wonderful hoppy aroma. Starts fine hoppy, modest sweet, more and more spicy notes. Light dry-woody background. Well balanced dry hoppy finish. A good one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3150) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2014
Bottle shared at the Colin and the Vinings tasting. Pours hazy reddish orange with a small fraothy offwhite head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is slightly malty and tiny fruity with dark bread, biscuits, freshly cut grass, honey, pine needles, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, lemon hard candy and peaches. Taste is slightly sweet, slightly bitter and slightly fruity with biscuits, grapefruit juice, freshly cut grass, pine needles, red apples, lemon zest, orange zest, passionfruit, peaches and soil. Mouthfeel is soft, round and medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter and tiny fruity with toasted cereal, biscuits, grapefruit rinds, unripe tropical fruits, apple skins, grass, pine and soil. Simple yet quite good...

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