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Brewed by Hopdaemon
Style: English Strong Ale
Sittingbourne, England

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Seasonal - Winter. Also available bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Pale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt, caramalt, wheat malt. Fuggles and Bramling Cross hops.
"At Hopdaemon we have balanced the complex flavours of traditional malt varieties with the richness of Kentish hops to create Leviathan a strong ruby ale that conditions naturally in the bottle."

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3.6
johndoughty (5600) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2010
Bottle bought from Asda in Folkestone whilst on holiday.Dark brown and slightly dry with a small head. Not a lot of body but enough flavour to make it a pleasant if average example of this style.

3.6
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2012
[email protected] Light fruity, light herbal and malty aroma. Brown beige head, good lace. Malty, herbal, hoppy, sweetish, light bitter. Medium body. Flavourful.

3.6
erickok (6036) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JAN 2, 2012
Light brown, almost clear body with frothy beige head. Nice aroma of English hops, lightly spiced, cashew nuts and muffins. Bitter, straightforward taste. Easily drinkable and enjoyable. Not overly complex though and definitely not a beast. Surely nice in its style. (50cl bottle, 4,00 EUR)

3.6
hohops (1157) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle. Looks very dark brown, ruby tinge, no head at all- ends up looking like a pint of coke. Aroma- malty, slight red wine, raisin, hop hints. Taste- full and malty, raisin hints, a little bit of roastiness, chocolatey finish. Really nice, unexpectedly so given the appearance.

3.5
Indra (2710) - Suburbia, Kansas, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Bottled, from Pitfield’s in London. Rather exotic and complex aroma with some floral, spicy hops, pineapple, pear, dried apricot, various leafy herbs, toasty malt, anise, mint, tree bark and persimmon(?). Medium red-orange color, cloudy, with a lasting, fine, creamy off-white head. Flavor profile is hop oriented -- spicy, flowery and lightly citric, with moderate amounts of biscuity malt and hop bitterness and a fruity, tangy, nutty, dry finish. Body is medium, the palate finely effervescent. Interesting and unique.

3.5
sm89walt (2082) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2009
Bottle. Clear and subdued ruby red with little to no head, just a fine layer of beige carbonation. Chocolate, raisin & berry and a hint of oak & alcohol on the nose. Quite nutty yet fruity flavours - berry and raisin - with some chocolate and alcohol and a roasty, slightly smokey finish. Lightly warming, medium body with a lasting dry nutty & roasted bitterness and a fruity aftertaste.

3.5
pivnizub (10904) - Bochum, GERMANY - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle: Clear, chestnut-amber coloured, stable off-white foamy layer, robust sweetish-fruity (dried fruits) nose with a robust hoppy background; moderate to solid sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied; becomes drier in the fruity-hoppy finish. Nice and pleasant.....

3.5
tderoeck (10593) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 13, 2012
12/IV/2012 - 500ml bottle @ The Goods Shed (Canterbury) - BB: X/12 (2012-347) Thanks to Thomas for sharing the beer!

Clear red brown beer, small beige head, unstable, little adhesive. Aroma: fruity, sweet malts, some caramel, touch of vegetables, barnyard. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: little sweet, malty, fruity, hint of chocolate, little bitter. Aftertaste: caramel, little sweet, some banana.

3.5
ration (2281) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
260413. Bottle at home. Pours clear dark ruby with a nice head. Aroma carmel, toffee, crystal malts, biscuit. Rather typically English Ale. Not Bad.

3.4
Leighton (22769) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2016
Bottle shared with the missus at Bukowski @ Boxpark - Shoreditch, London. Pours clear, red-brown with a small, off-white foam topping. Toasty toffee in the nose, some leafy hops. Medium sweet flavour with more toffee and toasted malts, dried leaves, faint dark fruits, leather. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly sweet on the finish, with lots of leaves, moderate bitterness, moss, leathery fruits, mellow toffee sugars. Not bad overall.


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