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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: 31   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (5521) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2011
Gravity at the Grape and Grain Spring Beer Festival 2011. It pours amber with low carbonation and a thin off-white head. The nose is wood, dark fruit and berries and caramel. The taste is oak, varnish, vanilla, red berries, apricot, lemon peel and parma violets, with a boozy, wood finish. Decent old-style strong ale.

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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tedvard (7) - - APR 4, 2014 does not count
See: Orange brown. No discernible head just a slight white foam on top. Smell: Raisins and molasses. Taste: Dried dark fruits, raisins. Sweet at the front, bitter at the end but then the sweetness of the fruit taste comes through again at the end. Pallet: Medium carbonation. Long finish. Very interesting ale with a rich flavour. Would probably only drink one per session because of the vivid flavour but very enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2011
Cask at Charlies. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, grass and hops with notes of puke. Fruity flavour of caramel, grass and hops with notes of puke. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2012
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. An amber beer with a bubbly beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and bread as well as hints of flowwery hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, toffee, and flowery hops, leading to a lightly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2084) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Dark tawny, off white head, dark marmalade nose, burnt caramel and orange palate. Bitter orange finish.

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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2012
Cask @ C4, Odense. Nose is malts, crackers, fruit and berries. Flavor is dry and bitter hoppy.. Petroleum, leather, rubber, marmelade and peach. Smooth. Ends dry

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4830) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1159) - 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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