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Brewed by Allendale
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Hexham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A beautiful blood red coloured, full bodied beer. With a medium bitterness and a fruity blackcurrant aroma coming from Williamette hops.At 5.5% abv. This really is beer with bite!
A Strong Ale brewed in honour of the infamous Wolf of Allendale, that terrorised and killed about 40 sheep in December 1904. Killed by a train, yet sightings of other fearsome beasts still abound in the area.

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3.4
Mr_Pink_152 (5543) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2017
Mini keg from Tebay Serives M6. Hazy ruby colour with a pale tan head. Aroma smooth malty. Taste light bittersweet. Medium body.

3.5
Plovmand (8621) - Grindsted, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2017
Bottle. It pours golden amberish with a medium off white head. Toffee, ripe fruit and caramel malty aroma. Some hoppy notes. The flavor is toasted malty with caramel and light cocoa notes. Bitter hoppy finish. Nice malty brew.

3.3
redders1974 (1628) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2017
Nice colour thin head and lacing taste caramel light fruit smooth palate. Bottle at home

3.4
putrik (41) - - AUG 6, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2017 Genuin Engelsk Ruby Ale med övervikt ton från porter. Alla de klassiska smakerna på plats och fullgör det du valt och betalar för. Möjligt att alla 5,5 % inte är kvar i smaken.

3.7
AshtonMcCobb (6914) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2017
Bottle from Rheged. Appearance - deep amber brown with a slim head. Nose - orange, toffee, honeycomb. Taste - marmalade, caramel and spice. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy yet crunchy texture. The finish is rich but dry. Overall - interesting and complex ESB.

3.4
rich8880 (52) - - APR 18, 2017
Bottled. Dark red appearance - light head. Roasty caramel, aroma. Smoky bitter sweet tast - well balanced. Medium bodied. Very drinkable beer

2.7
ManVsBeer (10951) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2017
Leeds Beer Festival 2017. Golden-amber, not overly bitter given it was advertised as this, but full and drinkable for its strength. It’s not really sessionable, but worth a try.

3.5
Skinnyviking (9720) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2017
50 cl. bottle at home. Medium high fluffy lasting off-white head. Hazy dark orange body. Fruity citrussy aroma and a hint of blackcourrant. Sweet smooth fruity blackcourrant straw flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long sweet finish.

2.8
FatPhil (17079) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 17, 2017
Draught (Southampton, London)
Bread and butter aroma, a bit sweet, gently spiced. Full smooth palate, gentle carbonation. Does cover the alcohol well, seems like a low-4 not a mid-5. Taste is also sweet and bread and butter. Ends a bit flat and dead, makes the taste feel heavier over time. Perhaps too sweet.

3.7
JorgeLee (2235) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2016
Cask, Euston Tap, with Muggins. Clear deep ruby colour. Sweet, caramelly, fruity, rich. Some hint of booze. Nice spicy finish, just enough bitterness to prevent it becoming cloying. Good coating of the mouth. A pretty good example of this very English style.


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