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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: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4429) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - a lovely lava colour. A nice fluffy head. Nose - pancakes and syrup. Taste - wood and then syrup again. Bitter salad leaves. Then wood tannins return. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry woody tannic finish. Overall - gnarly but good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1846) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2009
Cask handpull, SIBA Champions’ Fest 09. Aroma mint sauce, meat stock, jellied red fruit, wood and sweat. That’s what my semi-legible scribblings say, anyway. Had about 20 after hours halves lined up by this stage like a mad scientist, and things were starting to get a bit...shabby. Rummy wood notes, chew of raisin, light body, hint of aniseedy spice maybe. Dryish hop finish. Odd but enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2010
A Mes rate: Cask at the Market (No) Porter.
Semi hazy amber gold with a thin white film topping. Big and fruity with some candy sugar and barley. The extra booze is showing slightly but it’s not killing it. Sugary finish with some late dryness. Lots of length. Straight forward but enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (14996) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (10658) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12193) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2012
Cask at Christian Firtal. Dark amber with a lasting, creamy off-white head. Malty aroma of toffee and breadcrust, with a fruity touch. Malty sweet flavour with dried fruit. Quite a lot of alcohol showing. Firm bitter finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (15199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 5, 2012
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Clear amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish with a little alcohol. 040412

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 14, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Charlies Bar, Pilestraede 33, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clear medium to dark orange amber colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, nutty bitter. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, wood, malt bitter, nutty bitter, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120320]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20883) - 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.


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