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Brewed by Mad Hatter
Style: Amber Ale
Liverpool, England

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle unpasteurised; Special
This fruity amber ale was brewed with a Belgian yeast and cleverly hopped with ten hop varieties. The special B malt used brings out bold stone fruit and orange peel flavours

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3.4
JackMandarin (467) - Aberdour, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Cheapo bottle from Salt Horse, Edin. Past it’s best before.....Definite amber in colour. Pretty clear. Full off-white head. Aroma has a very sweet Lucozade note up first. Lemon sherbert sweets. A little musky. Very light menthol. A little tropical fruit fool. Stewed rhubarb. Tinned mango and pineapple. A little weird but full of interest. Flavour has a sweet white wine level. Fruit and acidity. Gooseberry. A little pina colada. Turns bitter quickly. Zippy. Dry palate. Bicarb effervescence in the mouth. Fizzy carbonation. A little thin in body. Medium length finish with some lasting bitterness. Ok.....could be fresher I s’pose.

3.7
nihtila (3954) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle from Salt Horse. Pours deep amber. Nose is sweet dark and red fruits, orange, peach, caramel. Tastes orange, caramel, orange peel, sweetish, caramel maltiness, creamy. Tasty.

3.6
MayumiH (1224) - - JUN 28, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours reddish brown colour with a beige head. Funky Belgian yeast, sweet, slightly sticky. Medium bodied. Not bad.

3.5
madmitch76 (25809) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2016
19th June 2016
Hazy amber beer, good cream colour head. Airy palate, fairly dry. Good fine carbonation. Light malts, some caramel. A little cream. Orange and orange peel hops, marmalade as well. Light dry crisp finish. Decent.

3.7
Sjohnh (1023) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Not convinced it needs ten hops in there, but it works, so fair enough. Very dark amber for an amber ale, with a big white head and plenty of lacing. Medium bodies, frothy, decent carb. Plenty of hops on the nose, providing citrus, grapefruit, a bit of pine. Tastes similar with a good malt base making it smooth with caramel sweetness. Good stuff.

3.6
mR_fr0g (13657) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Keg at the rising sun berkhamstead. A hazed amber orange coloured pour with a thin lasting off white head. Aroma is nice mixed fruit, blackberry, black wine gums, ,midget gems. Flavour is composed of medium base malts, hints of toast and caramel, black berry, tangy, some peach and citrus new world hops. Palate is semi sweet, rounded, , highish carbonation. Decent.

3.7
RichTheVillan (8298) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear dark amber pour pour with a creamy light tan head, aroma has clementines and pine, taste has sweet caramel, grapefruit, fresh citrus, some herbal action, marmalade, good stuff.

3.7
AshtonMcCobb (6953) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2016
On keg.
Appearance - amber with a decent head.
Nose - toffee and oranges. Generally, a bit cakey.
Taste - more of the same.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - nice interesting ale.

3.7
Stuu666 (15056) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours deep amber, nose is sweet toffee, pithy orange, pineapple, taste is similar, sweet, little cheesy.

3.5
cgarvieuk (26083) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2016
Keg at hanging bat.. Dark copper... Soft sweet oily fruit nose... Soft floral soapy fruit.. Juicy fruit.. Soft sweet fruit


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