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Brewed by 8 Wired Brewing
Style: Amber Ale
Warkworth, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tall Poppy - India Red Ale This is an ale that is not afraid of standing tall among other great beers. The intense, sharp and fruity hoppiness is backed by its complex, caramel-like malty structure. Big, yet refreshing. Bold but balanced. This beer has been designed to have it all, to be the greatest common denominator.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (1614) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 27, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2016 Restrained tropical fruit aroma in a deep brown copper pour. Sweet tasting alternative to a hop driven pale ale. Makes for a more interesting tasting session for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (4070) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 21, 2013
65cl bottle from 1420, Len. Pours hazy dark amber, with frothy off white head. Good head retention, some lacing. Malty, liquorice, herbal and caramel aromas. Medium body, high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is caramel, liquorice, malty, nuts, spicy. Dry bitterness, quite high. Dry aftertaste. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tomy63 (201) - Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE - NOV 26, 2013
Couleur : ambre fonc, mousse paisse. Nez : notes classiques de caramel qui se mlent des fruits rouges et noirs (cassis, framboise). Lgrement malte et houlonne. Bouche : comme au nez,notes de caramel, de torrfaction, de fruits rouges et une pointe dexotisme (mandarine ?). Quelques notes florales aussi. Finale : longue, trs lgre amertume (mais les 60IBU ne se sentent pas). Trs fine, aucune lourdeur pour cette ambre.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3335) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2013
500ml bottle, dark amber-copper color, with a fluffy beige head, with a mild toasted, caramel, biscuity, bready malt, floral citrus, leafy, grassy, piney hop nose, with a light orange, lemon peel, subtle pine bark, toffee note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice toasted, caramelized, biscuity malt, good flowery leafy, grassy, piney, minty hoppy character, with some toffee, light lemon, grapefruit peel, lemon pie crust flavours, leading towards a grainy toasted caramel maltiness, intense lingering minty, grassy, citrus, piney hop bitterness finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (4135) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle - 500ml. Dark copper body with a good off-white foamy head. Robust hoppy aroma with malty, fruity, and cinnamon hints. Its sharp hoppy taste carries woody, brown sugar, and fruity notes. Ends with a long bitter finish. Well done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 16, 2013
The head is robust, the body red-brown. It smells bitter, aromatic, interesting, natural, forest, hoppy. Taste is hoppy-creamy, maltaromatic, hoppintensive, bitter, raisin, natural, bitter-aromatic, forest. 3.9

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SuperTiti33 (888) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
Rousse. Peu de collet. Nez: Houblon. Amer. Caramel brûlé. Café/végétale (poivron vert). Bouche: acre et végétale. Caramel. Belle amertume équilibré avec le côté malté. Céréales rôties. Finale sèche et amère.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (2280) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2013
bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy caramel earthy citrus some fruits and some hops flavor malts spicy caramel fruits citrus earthy and bitter hops

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagerboy (2159) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 27, 2013
500 ml bottle. Unclear dark red copper, foamy tan head settles and mostly fades. Aroma is quite hoppy, herbal, floral, citric orange, with some caramel malt. Herbal, flowery, fruity and juicy hop taste, some pine resin and woodiness, balanced nicely with roasty dark caramel malt. Average carbonation, medium-full body, moderate-aggressively hopped. Quite the boozy bite for only 7%, though it softens and sweetens as it warms, but its still: DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shorlin (721) - St. Johns, Newfoundland, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
Tasted a small sample at a BeerThief gathering. Pours up a red-orange and cloudy. Aroma is a fight between fruity hops and the malt. Taste is the same: bitter plus malt. My main impression of the beer is that it is very bright, big and solid throughout. Nice and dry in the finish. This is a very good beer!


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