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Brewed by Westerham
Style: English Strong Ale
Edenbridge, England

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled - Regular, Cask - Occasional;
A strong ale, brewed to the 1938 strength and using the same ingredients as the original best selling bottled beer of the Black Eagle Brewery. We brewed this beer for the 2nd SIBA South East of England beer festival and the beer took the Gold Medal in the strong ales category. Since then Audit Ale has gone on to win a range of regional and national awards including Supreme Champion Cask Beer two years in a row. Made with pale and crystal malts and huge charge of Kent Goldings hops. Bottle Conditioned.

Malt: Maris Otter Pale Ale, Crystal 150
Hops: Kent Grown: Northdown & Goldings


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5541) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2009
Dover Beer Fest. A typical well made old fashioned, characterful, hoppy premium bitter from Westerham. They are a damn fine brewery. It must be the yeast. Great character. It must be the brewer. Well balanced. Great brew.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrixtonDave (2) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2011 does not count
Beehive, Brixton South London - cask conditioned. Full tasting beer bitter and slightly fruity. Two would be the limit on this one!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Davo42 (1) - - AUG 2, 2014 does not count
Caramel, floral, earthy, alcohol. Yes, definitely tasted of alcohol! Very drinkable, even the mushroomy back-flavour complemented the other nuances. Distinctly sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jasonbenali (134) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2015
Pours a beautifully clear dark amber with medium carbonation and a good cream head. Aroma is malt forward with some dark crystal in there, but there’s hops there too from the Goldings. Caramel, dark sugar, raisin, tangerine, blackcurrant, biscuit, with some smoke and spice. Nice boozy, smoky finish. Decent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (7871) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2016
500 ml bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours clear deep red/amber with a big creamy off-white head, very good looking. Weak sweet fruity aroma, some roasted malts and a good dash of liquorice. Good liquorice taste, moderate dry, high carbonated, long dry liquorice finish, very good one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (12078) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Cask @ Charlies Bar, Cph.
Clear nutty amber with a small, nice, staying, creamy, yellowish head. Mild fat aroma, light berries and grass, good caramel. Medium carbonation, nice creamy and rather dry mouthfeel. Flavour is very nice, nuts, biscuits, dark chocolate and caramel. Light toasted, some tartish liqourice and berries. Reminds me of a very dry Fullers 1845. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
back (1842) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4639) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle. Dark amber reddish beer with a great frothy head. The aroma is well hopped with a touch of roastedness. The flavour is extremely well hopped with bags of bitterness and dryness, some maltiness and roastedness as well . Overall a very nice pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle, Half Pint Gentleman’s place, 24/3/2016. Deep golden copper. White lacing. Nice dry-hopping. Fuggles. Clean. Peppery herbal finish. Descent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , 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!


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