Brewed by Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
Adnams Lighthouse is developed from our Champion Pale Ale, a beer that won many awards from 1922 to 1980. With an ABV of 3.4%, this classic amber beer delivers a crisp, refreshing taste. (Contains barley).

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8249) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2013
50 cl bottle @ Scandic hotels Sauna, Tampere. Rated on 31.12.2010
Aroma is somewhat fruity with hops and some hay. Flavour has fruits, some gooseberry bush, toffee, biscuits and hints of hay. Quite nice and fruity for this ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (1204) - ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle. Slight haze on this orange beer with a finger of white head. Honey, tangerine and malt nuttiness on the nose. Caramel sweetness with a little orange and grass spicy hoppiness. Easy, smooth quaffing ale. Not one to write home about. Not one to spit out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (6138) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2012
500ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a finger and a half of white head that settles to leave some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild caramel and grass. Taste is a light caramel malty sweetness with a grassy hop bitterness. A pretty decent bitter style ale that is drinkable but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (3481) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2012
500ml brown bottle. Orangey colour, clear, clingy white head. Malty nose, nut, caramel. Taste has firm malt, some toffee, mild orangey hops. Dry end. Light body with smooth mouthfeel. A nice bitter, very easy drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (7550) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2012
Deep and light dark golden colour with an off white head. Caramel malt aroma with some fruity notes. Rich mild caramel flavour with a pleasant bitterness. Moderate sweetness. Outstanding far an 3,4% beer.
[Bottle from Varnaveien Mineralvann in Moss, Norway]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (1377) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2012
Clear copper, decent but loose white head. Aroma is subtle sweet fruit. Light body, bright carbonation. pleasant tangy fruity start, moving to dark toffee malt and then some bitterness in finish. Overall a bit watery and not particularly interesting but quite quaffable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MichaelAwesome (6503) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Aroma of some malt and hops. Tastes light and easy with a light bitter end. Just an OK beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (6785) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Light amber in colour, low head. Aroma and taste of roasted grains, cereals and bread. Typical ale, quite good, easy to drink but with too much bitterness for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
seritomi (362) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 27, 2012
Nagyon szp vrs szn hozz trsul sűrű bzs habbal. Illata szraz komls kicsit fanyar. zben ez hatrozott savanyks s erjedt formban jelenik meg. Laza, lnk utze kzepesen keserű. Vannak jobb bitterek de nem rossz anyag.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
ALLOVATE (2980) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2012
Tasting from August 2011.
Radiant copper body that is finely carbonated and capped off by a dollop of white cream that is lasting. Skunky, musty malt and floral hop aroma has hints of white grapes, stewed pear and apples. Oddly rubbery and plastic on the palate; phenolic, even smoky with a bready midriff and stale hop tail that shows only the slightest hint of fruit esters. Finishes crisp - I could be mistaken at thinking euro-lager while drinking this! Watery and ill defined. Not in the best of form. A re-rate to be fair! (50cL, BB 30/08/11, Budgens, Withycombe Village, Exmouth, Devon)

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