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Newmans Last Lion of Britain

 
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Newmans
Formerly brewed at Celt Experience

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Caerphilly, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A fine example of a well balanced strong ale. Reddish-brown in colour with a moderate head, Last Lion of Britain has a very special aroma of red fruit and caramel with subtle earthy hops. The flavour is characterised with sweet malt and fruit ending with a smooth and dry finish. A rewarding drink for ale enthusiasts!

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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (14262) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2011
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, fruit. Flavour is is roasted malt, peaches, caramel, fruit. Medium to thin body. Ordinary beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brnandersen (3383) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2011
10 cl. sample from bottle. Clear, golden amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malts and fruits. Medium to full palate with medium carbonation. Sweet and malty taste with grainy alcohol notes. Finish is bittersweet and malty. Decent beer, however a bit sweet for my tastebuds.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (18106) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2011
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and and dried fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 260811

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
Aroma is loads of malty sugar and caramel. Flavour is malty with a metallic sidenote and some spices. Meh.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vaiz (4422) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle. Clear brown pour, almost no head. Aroma of spicy sugary malts, slightly aged. Flavor is quite sweet spicy malts and a bit of brandy. Quite heavy and almost a bit boozy although its only 5%. Not really my kind of brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23774) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23890) - Tyres, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2011
Bottled at Kbenhavnske ldage 2011. Clear nut brown, small head. Coffeish nose. Sweet and medium bodied with clean mouthfeel . Some dough syrup and earthiness. Low bitterness, Feels uninspired on bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (7417) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle.Pours amber with a small off-white.Aroma is malty, red berries, caramel and yeast.Flavor is malty with some hay and a dry finish.Medium body, average carbonation.Ok beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16590) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle. A dark amber to light brown beer topped by a small, off-white to light beige head. Roasted caramel aroma and flavor, in many ways similar to the Wolvers Ale, except its much more pronounced. More body too, but not really full-bodied. Some hoppy bitterness bringing balance in the accounts towards the end. Well, not my preferred beer, but it drinks easy and is luckily quite dry so theres some quenching qualities. 110612

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (25552) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 9, 2011
[email protected] BF 2011. Amber colour, not much head. Smoothly hopped brew with some mild maltyness as well. Flavour is malty along with a pleasant floral hoppyness to it.


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