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Formerly brewed at Cassels & Sons Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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cask/keg seasonal red ale

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 28, 2013
A big red pint. I was lucky enough to have an advance-sample some weeks ago prior to conditioning ad could recognise the potential of this beer. If a little raw, it was fruity and rounded. In maturity it is much more fragrant and sprucy. Red-amber in the glass with only a skim of head (served too cold on gas-flow), aromas of lush autumnal fruits, spruce, apricot and golden peaches. This is manifest in the flavour along with good sprucy hops and astringent bitterness. There was a lot to like about this beer including its sessionability. The body wasnít as substantial as some of the hand-pull English style beers, but that didnít mean for a moment that I was disappointed. A lot to like.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5079) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 28, 2013
[email protected] CBD bar, Christchurch
Looks like your common or garden Irish red ale, heavy on the caramalt, slightly hazy mid-red-brown with a fluffy beige head. This one actually has some pleasing citrus hop character and chewy malt however and isnít the carabomb I feared. There is hope for the style yet!


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