Brewed by Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe
Style: Bitter
Sydney, Australia
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Punches above its weight - packed with flavour!
An English style bitter with lots of Fuggle hops. Beautifully balanced beer from start to finish with loads of flavour. A rich amber colour, good balance of hops, citrusy hops and caramel on the nose.

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DavidAust (275) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 26, 2016
How this won a beer award is beyond my understanding. Perhaps it was because it was different and appealed to jaded taste buds as it is not like other English bitters - good or bad. Aroma is mild with hints of florals and malts, but hardly noticeable. The appearance is nothing special with a thin head that fades quickly. Taste is weird with the most memorable flavour being of Tang. Watery, served too cold and just off in general. And all this at the brewery cafe itself - so this should be the beer at it’s best.

mcberko (18583) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
On tap at Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe, pours a hazy copper with a small white head. Aroma is quite pronouncedly hoppy, with lots of English hops. Flavour is very earthy, with a metallic tinge to it, along with subdued English hops and floral soapiness. Not a big fan - needs tweaking.

Night_Cap (119) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2016
Draught (at the Redoak). Clear golden amber with a dense, frothy, white head that lasts well. Floral grassy hop aroma with zesty English Marmalade, passionfruit, apricots and light notes of caramel and cereal. Flavour is a light floral/grassy hop bitterness with light piney notes, nectarines, grapefruit, biscuits/cereal (dry) and caramel (light). Light bodied with medium carbonation, a watery texture and a short dry finish. Decent ‘all-day’ session ale!

Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2014
Nice fruit hop aroma. Clear amber golden colour with little head. Very bitter hop flavour with citrus fruits in the finish. Medium body and carbonation.

Druid (101) - Wamuran, AUSTRALIA - NOV 20, 2013
Tastes like a authentic UK bitter although served a bit cold. Could drink this by the bucketful

jfb (6574) - GERMANY - NOV 2, 2013
(bottle) pours a hazy copper colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of caramel and raisins, heavily resinous, with hints of tropical fruit and toffee. flavour is mostly the same, brown sugar, caramel and resin, with some more tropical fruit and a rather tart herbal-hoppy finish. light to medium-bodied with average carbonation.

Dervock (1419) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2013
Tap - amber with tight white head. Malt malt, some fruit slight sweetness. Medium body light dry finish.

Hop_Hedonist (628) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2013
Tap at Redoak - not my preferred style so points reflect that - malt palate - kinda 2 dimensional - pleasant enough.

gnoff (10838) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2015 First rating
Draught, sample, at Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe, Sydney, on July 10, 2013.
As of the list in the bar the beer was 3.5% ABV, not 3.4% as of ratebeer deScription.
Clear brown color, off-white head. Fruity, hoppy taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Fruity, hoppy scent. Fruity aftertaste.

Draught at the brewpub/cellar door in Sydney, on October 8, 2015.
Clear reddish brown color, teal head. Fruity, roasted taste. Roasted, grainy aftertaste. Medium light mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Bitter, fruity aftertaste. Fruity scent.

Swanny6193 (18) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2013
Somewhat hoppy aroma. Relatively fresh, hoppy taste, although it is a bit watery. Not too much bitterness. Thin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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