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Brewed by Tomos Watkin
Style: Bitter
Swansea, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
A rich red premium cask ale produced using pale ale, crystal and wheat malt. A full fruity/citrus hop flavour of willamette and fuggle with the light aroma of goldings.

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2.8
nick76 (4399) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2009
The aroma is sweet and nutty with floral hops, yeast, caramel, toffee, and fruit. The appearance is hazy amber with a small head. The flavor is like the aroma but more bitter than expected. The palate is thin. Overall a pretty good example of the style.

3.7
jimhilt (2609) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 25, 2009
Pours a three finger cream head that fades slowly, leaving a good lace. Clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Slight malty nose. Flavor is malty, hints of sweetness. Mild bitter finish. $4.45 for a 500ml bottle from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.

3.4
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2009
Clear amber red with a thick pillow of off white foam. Herbal floral fruitiness, toffee aroma. Taste is sweet toffee, light pears and apples, nice grassy English hop finish.

3.2
thornecb (5880) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Pours deep amber into an English pint. White micro head with excellent retention leaves spotted sheets as it slowly recedes to coat surface. Sweet fruity malt aromas. Thin with slight berry and caramel upfront. Lasting mild hop finish.

2.7
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Clear amber golden with a creamy off-white head. Lightly sweet fruit aroma. Medium body with a heavy carbonation and a little tart fruitiness. Dry and lightly bitter finish. 070209

2.5
BeerBunker (965) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2009
Bottle. Pours copper with a white head. Very heavily carbonated. Aroma is of caramel, bread, fruit, and spice. Taste is of malt, caramel, weak fruit, bread, and spice. Very dry breadiness to the whole mess. Lingering spice taste. Too damned bready. It wasn’t a beer I had to choke down, but I did not enjoy drinking it.

2.9
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2009
Bottle at YNWA. Clear amber - white head. Berries, caramel, bread, toasted, spicy,, fruity, peachy, light abricot, light hoppy, nice refreshing. OK.

3.1
Suttree (6358) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 9, 2009
Copper, thick white head. Toffee and caramel aroma, with a touch of spice, as well. Flavor is sweet (the label say treacle, so I’ll go with that) and very bready or muffiny. Dryish finish.

2.8
MiP (15650) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle, 4.5%. Weak fruity aroma. Clear dark amber colour. The flavour is fruity and refreshingly citric. Not a distinct beer, but well-balanced.

2.8
joergen (27983) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle at YNWA. Clear amber coloured with a huge off white head. Fruity aroma of peaches, caramel and hops. Fruity flavour of malts, caramel and hops. Fruity and hoppy finish.


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