Butcombe Adam Hensonís Rare Breed (Bottle)

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Brewed by Butcombe
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wrington, England

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Adam Hensonís Rare Breed combines a shared passion for farming and brewing. Cotswold farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson has worked in partership with Butcombe Brewery to bring together the finest West Country ingredients - Maris Otter malting barley, aromatic Herefordshire hops and Mendip spring water, to create this distinctive, refreshing, and clean-tasting golden ale.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (19854) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Bottle in W2 - sourced from Ocado. Pours clear copper with a small, foamy head. Lightly toasted grains in the nose, faint leafy hops. Light sweet flavour with caramelly character, more light toast grains, brown bread, more leafy bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Decent balance in the finish, further grainy malts, light toast, leaves, faint leathery berries. Enjoyable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (8284) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle from Asda. Silk Tork describes this beer perfectly. Amber, with no head and slight carbonation. Weedy malts, some hedgerow fruits, a touch of caramel and moderately bitter finish. Thin mouthfeel and a bit dull all round.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5659) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
500ml dark bottle from Asda. New design. Itís drinkable and reasonably tasty, but kinda thin and dry and boring. Professionally made but characterless.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4720) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle. Amber beer with a reasonable frothy head. The aroma is toffee with yeastiness and bitterness, and the flavour is also toffee and bitter with yeastiness. Overall a nice English style pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fellebag (1417) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Small white layer. Red golden color, low carbonation. Aroma is apples, tea, wood, peach. Taste is quite bitter with tea, grass and woodland.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Light amber colour. Very fruity aroma. Tangy and hoppy. Light on the palate. Quite moreish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (2449) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Pours a finger and half of head on a clear medium straw body. The aroma is grain and honey. The taste is grain and lemon bitter. The texture is smooth with low carbonation. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Bottle. Locale: Outside (Bristol). Slightly bitter but fruity, quite carbonated.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
huwbowles (7) - - DEC 24, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Ok on the edge of my hoppiness. Leaves a taste which some probably like. Not that strong a taste but not one of my favourites.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydian1 (1414) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 25, 2014
500ml bottle (new label, 4.2%, BB 2/9/15). Clear pale golden with an average white head. Aroma and flavour is light biscuity/bready malts with a mild-to-moderate flowery hop bitterness. Good clean lightish palate with a soft carbonation making for easy drinkability. A nice session golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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