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Westerham Audit Ale
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Brewed by Westerham
Style: English Strong Ale
Edenbridge, England

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Cask, Occasional;
It’s based on a 1938 recipe from the old Westerham brewery for an audit ale, based on the strong ales served at Oxbridge colleges on the day students took final oral exams and grades were announced.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2375) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2013
Cask at Charlie's Bar - dark amber pour with a beige head. Strong caramel malts, toffee, dried fruits, quite medium heavy in body/texture, good bitter finish - good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2012
Malty with hints of toffee, fruit and alcohol, which isn’t especially well disguised for the ABV. Decent beer but not that exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2012
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Amber color. Aromas of caramel and rubber. Taste of caramel toffee, resins and some fruity wine gums.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2012
Cask @ Wharf. Pours a amber color with an off white lace of a head. Aroma is mostly of fruit esters, toasted malt, nutty notes, dark berries, citrus and caramel. The flavor follows the nose with with fruit esters, toasted and caramel malts, dark berries, nutty notes, citrus and a little bit of diacetyl. The body is medium with a lightly watery mouth feel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2012
Cask at the William Webb Ellis (JDW), Twickenham - 14/04/12. Dark amber colour with small white head. Caramel, malt dominated nose with background fruit. Taste follows on with a touch of biscuit, more dark fruits come forward. Higher end of medium bodied with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2012
Cask at the Wharf. A creamy off-white to light beige head sis on to of a clear, amber body. Some curtains show up after a while. Mostly fruity on the nose, a touch of liquorice shows up, along with a hint of roasted malts and some dried apricots. Medium body, quite a lot of carbonation for a cask beer, still soft. Liquorice, some roasted malts and quite a lot of fruitiness in the flavour. Dried apricots, some notes of raisins and a little citrusy hint too. Pleasant bitterness, both initially and in the end. Certainly a nice one, could readily drink a few of these. 120816

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
26th January 2010
On tap somwhere! Clear amber beer. Slightly soft palate. Toffee malt with well integrated smooth peach and apricot. Finishes sweet and caramelly and semi dry. A good one!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (6329) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 18, 2012
[5/12/12] Cask at Charlie’s Bar in Copenhagen. Clear amber. Earthy hops aroma with some somewhat toasty malt. Flavor has some mellow maltiness, a bit bready and toasty, with a bit of sweetness at first, but quickly turns bitter and hoppy, earthy and citric, to create a mouth-drying finish. Silky mouthfeel. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2012
Cask @ Charlies Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a clear amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with weak hints of dark fruit. Fruity thick malty bitter hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter caramel finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Cask. Pours dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is malt, flower and grass. Flavour is malt, flower, grass and pine. Medium bitter.


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