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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: 36   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4946) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4791) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mile (2892) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle. Amber, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light dark fruits - berry fruitiness, light hoppyness and faint alcohol. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light dark fruitswith light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, light caramel and light fruitiness, light hoppyness, light - some alcohol. Bit one-dimensional. Could use more body and bitterness to balance alcohol and caramel sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2317) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Dark tawny, off white head, dark marmalade nose, burnt caramel and orange palate. Bitter orange finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail [250214]
Dark amber caramel, clear, frothy off white head
Aroma - Lots of caramel malts, soft toffee, fruity caramel, touch of fruity yeast, touch of port
Taste as aroma, toasted malts, raisin, brown bread, fruity caramel malts, soft bitter hops, rich malts, cereal malts
Palate - soft carb, medium body. Finish is quite dry, toasted malts, rather bitter
Overall - Good malty strong ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2036) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a medium copper, with a beige head. Malty, roasted aroma, caramel, dried fruit, alcohol, hops, apricot, chocolate. Off-dry, medium bodied, mid to high bitterness, balanced CO2. Malty taste, apricot, caramel, dried fruit, marzipan, light roast, hops. Quite rich, with some Barley Wine-like notes. (2014-05-14)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1751) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2009
Cask - White Cliffs Beer Festival. A dark ruby red colour with a fine beige head. Strawberry aromas and a malty caramel character. More berries in the taste on a thickish body. A smooth mouthfeel and a dry fruit finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1729) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
back (1303) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
Ud klar mørke gylden skum tæt lang Grap Citrus malt brød Bitter meget og lang Cask @charlie ---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 (1264) - 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.


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