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Brewed by Five Points Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Hackney, England

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle; Regular.

A full bodied, aromatic Red Rye ale brewed with malted barley, the addition of 20% Rye to the recipe, and with Chinook, Columbus and Simcoe hops. We think the Rye in the recipe gives some dryness and spice, and the hops add a dash of pine and passion fruit, but see what you think, everyones taste buds are different. This is an incredibly flavoursome Red Ale, full of lots of interesting tastes and aromas.

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4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beerwithwings (16) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle. This is rather good. Has a nice hoppy taste and still has some rye spiciness.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (4774) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A dark red-brown beer with a sweet red fruity and citrus flavour followed by roasted notes and a liquorice and pine finish. Superb!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (1969) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2015
33cl bottle @ home from Ninas Mini Market, Edinburgh. Body is opalescent red - deep amber, Head is medium, creamt, beige, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is tropical fruits, Flavor is grapefruit, pine, light milk chocolate, caramel, medium roasted malt, spices, vegetables. Light to medium sweet, heavy hoppy bitter, light fruity sour. Finish is long lasting heavy hoppy bitter. Full body, dry sticky texture, average carbonation. Not too easy, very tasty, interesting.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (4735) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 Re-rated from a fresh bottle. Massive bitter hops, very zingy and hitting the spot a lot more than last time! Crazy good.

330ml bottle from Borough Wines, Hackney. Pours Mahogany brown, alcoholic liquored nose, extremely bitter with a little zest but shying away from any sweetness. Modest carbonation. Probably a little too bitter for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alecwallace (155) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Nice red / brown with a deep off white head. Very hoppy and a smooth bitterness. Lots of the usual citrus, floral, and some tropical notes. Good beer!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (18050) - PCastle, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
Trbes orangebraunes Bier mit einer schnen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig, harzig, fruchtig, Melone. Geschmack bitter hopfig, reife Frchte, sehr malzig, harzig, gut!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (4386) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Cask/gravity at LDBF, red-brown with a thin head, roasty-sweet nose with spice and citrus hints. Dry-sweet and roasty-bitter, with burnt toffee and dried fruit notes, hints of spice and citrus. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (13309) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Cask at the Cock Tavern. It pours red-amber with a small white head. The nose is earth, oily hop, tropical fruits... mango, tangerine and touch of barnyard. The taste is red berry, zesty citrus, red grapefruit, assertive bitterness, resin, varnish and a touch of alcohol with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation and slightly sticky mouth-feel. Pretty delicious! Great brew from this new brewery!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (17571) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Cask gravity at Five Points brewery. Hoppy American amber beer. Sweet fruity malty but nice though. Good hops on the finish. Yes a very good American amber.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (4011) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a hazy and slightly chunky light brown with a tiny head. Dry with loads of hops aromas. Hops juice - hints if plant sap. Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish.


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