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Young Henrys Real Ale

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Brewed by Young Henrys
Style: Bitter
Sydney, Australia
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A modern take on a classic English style Best Bitter featuring Topaz, Galaxy and Stella new varietal hops from Australia. Solid malt backing with a long bitter finish.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (1262) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2016
BB 28/08/2016. Poured a crystal clear amber with a one-finger off-white foamy head that diminished slowly and laced very well. Carbonation moderate. Aroma subtly of slightly sweet malt. taste slightly sweet with a hint of spices and low bitterness. Light to medium body. Crisp, smooth and slightly dry with a bit of an unpleasant tarty finish which is a bit off-putting. Ordinary.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lonick (1121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Cask @ The Foot of the Walk, Leith. Pours amber, thin thite head. Nose of nothing just getting nothing from it all. Taste is bitter lemon slight malty thing going on, unpleasant shampoo aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jado (717) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - OCT 18, 2015
375 ml can. Red-brown body with a tight white head. Not much on the nose - biscuit mostly with some pine and flowers. Taste reveals a bit more with a grassy bitterness and a touch of pepper overlaying the malty sweetness. Lingering finish with a light biscuit aftertaste. Ok but a bit subdued overall.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ANZUShophunter (206) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2015
Missed this on tap several times so I bought a can to try it. Pours reddish amber with minimal head and only modest aroma. A nice bitter base from the hops that lingered on the palate. A decent beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Niksko (540) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 25, 2015
Pours dark amber with a fluffy off white head. Nose is pretty muted, a little caramel and some stone fruit. Flavor is lots of caramel, orange, a little stone fruit, and then a very very grainy, malt based finish with a decent dose of bitterness. I don’t have much to say about this. It’s clearly a ’crowd pleaser’ beer that’s meant to appeal to a less adventurous palate, and that really bores me. Two strikes Young Henry’s.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (3163) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2015
Can. Amber with an off white head. Flabby aroma of biscuit, caramel, pears. Thinnish, moderate carbonation. Some passionfruit, vague citrus and pepper and a decent bitter finish cheer things up fair bit after the underwhelming aroma. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nicko (223) - Ashfield, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2015
On tap at hub house Dulwich Hill. Dark red brown with frothy head, biscuity and sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3810) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2015
Large head rich amber pour medium carbonation aromas mild grain citrus biscuit yeast flavours good malt refreshing fruit citrus resin grassy note medium bitter stone fruit grain malt the finish strong tastes involved good hops and malt mix resin bitter nice ale

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Taste at the Pot Belly, Canberra. An okay English style bitter - this style is not my thing, I must admit, so this rating is a bit biased against the style.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (458) - - JUN 2, 2015
4%ABV. English Bitter Tapped out a nice deep amber, 16ºSRM producing a bounteous citrusy hoppy nose. The palate is full of Lemon and Grapefruit meaning that there is a citrusy tang to the bitters. Finishes off neatly with a slightly grassy bitter herb finish. American or NZ hops. Amarillo, Nelson sauvin and citra hops are hinted at. Mouthfeel carbonated. Goes on favorites list.


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