MrTipple (6990) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2017 Jado (805) - Camp Hill, - OCT 30, 2012
2.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap. Deep red body topped by a one-finger off-white head. Couldn’t pick up too much on the nose. Taste is mainly malt with a light fruity overlay from hops. It seems a bit too subdued for its own good, insipid even. Lacks the deep body usually associated with the style. A bit underwhelming really.
24Nov2017 Caramel, sweet grain malts, bread, dusty straw. Clear, dark gold, small, creamy, white head. Light bitter. More sweet grain and bread malts, caramel, straw, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Alright. Keg at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, Apollo Bay. TedE (1541) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2016
330ml bottle into glass. Pours a deep red/copper. White head which disappears. No carbonation. Malt aroma, caramel malt taste. Finish is more malt with a little smoky fruitiness. Easy drinking ale. jonas (8280) - Garching close to the monks, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2016
Nutty caramel aroma
chestnut , low head
Medium light body, mellow mouthfeel , light sticky.
Sweet caramel dominates, light roast , candied apples. Hop hard to detect, not to my taste.
Morboso (146) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2015
Possibly my sample was on the turn, some of those funky esters and a bit of pizzy fiss. but there was a decent bitter finish. I would hope that I just got one past the best before otherwise pretty ordinary. RafeAU (628) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 18, 2015
On tap at the pot belly, Canberra. Full malt and mild pleasant hops. Not exciting but a nice enough session beer.
alberti92 (159) - - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle from cellarbrations super store in hami hill. Pours a hazy copper with the tiniest of heads. Carbonation and body are both low.. Aroma is very malt forward. Dark fruits dominate with a nutty undertone with also the slightest hint of cherry. On the tongue the dark fruits are very dominant and that undertone of cherry in the aroma also comes to life. Also in the taste the roasted nuts appear right in the finish coupled with a bit of brown sugar. Quite nice, not what I was expecting. Rangi (671) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 2, 2015
Burnt toffee and an interesting fruity hop are the impressions I get. Nice and crisp. donniemillan (102) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2015
Underrated, strong grain barley aroma, great head, light and not much punch, you’ll enjoy if you’re after a grainy session beer. jmgreenuk (10378) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 9, 2014
Tap at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear medium amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is yeast, sweet malt, ripe fruit. The flavour is moderate bitter with a soft fruity light resin hop palate. Moderate to light bodied with soft carbonation. I’m no fan of red ales, but this is one of the better ones I’ve had. M_Sack (793) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle. Murky ruby with a quickly dissipating off white head. Unattractive aromas of raspberry and sugar with an almost hidden nut and caramel element. Some roastiness up front and a little hop spiciness towards the end, but overall an overly sweet beer with a very thin mouthfeel. Didn't enjoy this one.