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West Munich Red

Brewed by West
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Glasgow, Scotland


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Based on the Vienna Beers of old but with a hefty dose of Munich malt, caramel and biscuit dominate with a very smooth body and slight Perle hop as counter balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (586) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Keg @ nice n sleazy. Ruby red with a thin off white head. Sweet malty aroma, flavour is sweet malt, red berries. Nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4792) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2016
On tap at West Brewery, Glasgow (12 Jul 2012), caramel, biscuit malt aroma, cloudy brown with a bubbly tan head, fruity, bit of caramel, very high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Keg at Cloisters. Pours clear dark amber with a thin white head. Aromas of malt, fruit, Soreen in fact. Taste is sweet, malty. Light herbal bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (7051) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2015
Lovely amber-ish color with a fine off white head that last. Looks really inviting. Fruity, bready and malty beer. Quite ok balanced. Medium body and a soft carbonation.
[On tap at Scotia Bar in Glasgow, Scotland]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GlasgowTAD (1389) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Pours caramel with a large light brown head. Aroma is caramel, butterscotch and some diacetyl. Taste is caramel, biscuit, corn and medium artificial bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (1109) - SCOTLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Clear reddish beer. Thin head. Not much aroma at all. Flavour is light fruity malt. Not especially distinctive but solid and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (3496) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2014
Keg at Burger Meats Bun, Edinburgh. Clear amber body with a thin beige head that slowly fades. No visible carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of marzipan, wood and nuts. Flavour of aniseed, caramel, lightly roasted malts and red apple. Thin body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. A simple, tasty beer. I’d gladly have this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7254) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 7, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Amber coloured, minimal off-white head, mild toffee/caramel nose. Toasted malt, caramel and fruity with buttery notes in the finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10874) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Keg at Cloisters. Pours ruby, nose is cheesy toffee, caramel, taste is sweet, burnt toffee, malty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (12711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Keg at the brewery. It pours deep ruby-amber with a small white head. The nose is earthy, toast, red berry, caramel, light sulphur and brown bread. The taste is bitter-sweet, caramel, jammy, red berry, residual sweetness, light toast and brown bread with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Simple but drinkable enough. Jammy fruit aspect is decent.

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