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XT 4 Mellow Amber (Oak Cask)

XT 4 Mellow Amber (Oak Cask)
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Brewed by XT Brewing
Style: Bitter
Long Crendon, Aylesbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special.
Mellow Amber aged in oak casks. Citrus pine notes over the malty base of the regular version.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (15855) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
4th December 2013
Pigs Ear. Wooden Cask. Pretty much a clear amber beer, few pale cream coloured bubbles, not really making it as a head. Light semi dry palate with mild fine carbonation. Generic fruits. A touch of spice and mellow vanilla-wood. Little orange marmalade before the semi dry finish. Well this is really rather nice! Nice contrast between the vanilla and marmalade.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium amber colour with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, berry, wood - oak. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dry, oak, fruity - citrus notes. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120505]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20883) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Copper colour, small beige head. Aroma is wood, nectar, mild resiny notes as well as some vanilla and mild pine. Flavour is vanilla, fruits, some wooden and caramelly notes along with mild herbal and rumlike sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15013) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2012
cask at egham ... dark ruby ... dark fruit nose ... juict malt ... sweet toffee roast .. juicy malts ... big sweet fruit ... nice soft easy and tasty enough

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10581) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2012
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Amber with white head. Malty fruitiness with a rich tannin, tea like character, rather like a tea chest. There is a dry flowery note, lasting on the palate, old paper, pretty decent.


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