overall
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96
style
Brewed by Redwillow
Style: Amber Ale
Macclesfield, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A complex beast of an American amber ale, initial rich toffee malt give way to big juicy hops and a long clean bitter finish.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (2025) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
Pours a red colour. Taste is quite hoppy and dry on the palate. Quite a decent beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsooj87 (62) - - DEC 10, 2016
Very good! Like an ipa but with that gentle touch of sweetness from the darker malt to balance the bitterness. Just how I like it. Will keep an eye on this brewery I did not know before.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heidbummer (355) - SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2016
I really like this. Pours a gorgeous deep red/amber with dense yellow head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Big malty, toasty, caramel, red fruit taste, hint of rye. Tastes really well made, and a great English/American hybrid beer with great balance of both sides of the Atlantic. Bloody good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (4068) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2016
Passed THT, but still good. Clear ruby with tanned lacing foam head. Nice hoppy aroma, light bitter taste, light sweetness. OK beer. (Velp 201606)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17944) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2015
Cask at the CP&K, 21/12/15. Clear amber orange with a well appointed beige covering. Nose is caramel malt, sweet tunes, ripe fruit, bitter orange, toasted bread. Taste comprises tangy citrics, candied fruit peel, light perfume, biscuit, light pine. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close doused with earthy hop bitterness. Solid hoppy amber.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8438) - ITALY - NOV 6, 2015
on tap ramato carico quasi scura schiuma media ben malta melassa nota agrumata amaro medio

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (18065) - PCastle, GERMANY - OCT 15, 2015
From trade wiht Douberd, many thanks! 33cl bottle. Pours dark amber colour with a huge good lasting beige head. aroma of dark red malt, citrus, caramel, spices. Taste is intense malty, red fruits, mild hops, spruce, tons of vanilla in the aftertaste, delicious!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4774) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Hazy brown coloured with a white foamy head. It has a slightly tart dried fruit, oak and citrus flavour followed by pine, burnt toffee and wood on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (2407) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2015
0,33l fles gedeeld met lion, amber met een dikke crme kraag. Geur en mismaakt licht geroosterd met ook wat mahonie hout. Afdronk mooi bitter en iets caramel. Erg mooi geballanceerd bier

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (5169) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2015
(Redwillow Sleepless) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 5.4% Amber coloured body, one full finger of off-white head, with good density and retention. Aroma lf caramel, toasted malts, citrus, light chocolate. Taste of citrus, grapefruit, orange peel, light caramel, toasted malts, some chocolate again, some coffee too. Medium thin body, carbonation on the lower side. Quite good.


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