XT 5 American Amber
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Brewed by XT Brewing
Style: Amber Ale
Long Crendon, England


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Cask; Occasional.
Big biscuity malt base with lots of dark fruit flavoured American hops on top and ‘to go’.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (2617) - CROATIA - NOV 2, 2014
Cask at Blackfriars, Glasgow. Pours amber with creamy head. Fruity and hoppy with dry finish. Medium bodied. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13395) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2012
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Orange amber with white head. Big fruity beer, berries with fruit pulp notes slightly sweetish but not overly so, then a goodly amount of aromatic hops, flowery with touches of citrus. A very pleasant beer which hides its strength well. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2014
Cask handpull, Prince of Wales, on a bit of a miniature crawl of Hinckley, 11/01/14. Thick-collared red bronze. Perfumed peach, flowers, tangerine nose. Honey, mandarin and biscuit base with a generous waft of green stewed and soft tropical hop. Really good; approaching US IPA good actually. On handpull in Hinckley. Unbelievable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2012
Cask at Egham August festival 2012 ... copper ... thin off white head .. soft sweet toffee malt nose ... zezty fruits ... lime and passion fruit ... quite hoppy and juicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
anfractuosity (349) - - JUL 4, 2015
Very enjoyable amber beer, very fruity............................................

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (9949) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Amber gold with a cream foam. Aromas are toffee with red berries and leafy notes. Spicy with earthy apple. Flavours are bready, toffee malts with fruity berries and cream. Apple juice with honey sweetness and a spicy, herbal finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (9684) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Cask, gravity at Oddington Arms ’on tour’ Fencott bridge, Oxon, Saturday 1st September 2012 Pours mid amber with a very decent white frothy head. Good stringy bitterness, some sweet lemonyness, enjoying the bitterness. Fruity with a good tanginess. Very nice beer. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (3030) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
Cask at Land of Liberty Peace and Plenty, Chorleywood, Herts. An amber coloured pour with a medium off white fluffy head on top. Hoppy, fruity, malty aroma. Tastes hoppy, fruity, malty, caramel, slightly sweet, hint of orange and also slightly bitter. Really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (9538) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
Gravity at the the fullerians rugby club bree fest. Sweet raspberry Bubblegum aroma. Amber caramel. Colour no head. Sweet. Caramel berry flavour. Fruit hop. Soft carb. Slick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17239) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
Cask at the Bootlegger, High Wycombe, 30/12/15. Rich amber with a decent beige cap. Nose is caramel, candied fruit peel, orange, straw, light bread. Taste comprises blood orange, mineral notes, caramel malt, light biscuit, toasted brown sugar. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with earthy hop bitterness. Decent hoppy amber ... good session jus.

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