Brewed by Vale
Style: Bitter
Brill, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.
Previously 4.3%

Red Kite is a refreshing Chestnut Red Beer with a bitter finish. Maris Otter Crystal, Chocolate and roasted barley provide a full body whilst Northdown, Fuggle, Willamette and Brewers Gold hops combine to offer a subtle starting bitterness with a strong bitter finish.

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SarkyNorthener (4609) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
[email protected] avion, aldridge. Chestnut beer with medium head and good lacing.Aroma of malts. Taste is fruity malts, biscuit and toffee. Nicely balanced. Decent.

Don2711 (474) - - FEB 28, 2014
Slips down powerful easy. Could drink several but deceptively strong. Looks well . Taste a little bland as far as I am concerned.

ManVsBeer (10448) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Cask @ Moon Under Water, Manchester. Ruby red with a creamy head and a small bitterness. Fairly smooth tasting with a small wood flavoured character.

Finn (7547) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
Fra cask på Standing Order (JDW), Southampton 23 Jan 14. Mørk kastanjebrun. Lavt litt farget skum som etterlater masse lacing. Svak karamellaroma. Smaken litt tynn. Ubestemmelig - litt nøtteaktig smak.

mr_h (5476) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - clear amber brown, lively off-white head, sweet malty aroma, negligible lacing, toffee, chocolate, sweet, nice drinkable beer

RichTheVillan (7835) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; hazy chestnut brown pour with beige head, dark fruit aroma, taste has roasted malts, some winter fruits and a hint of chocolate.

WeissGary (286) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2014
Cask at JDW Counting House, Glasgow. Lovely blend of malt, sweet honey, and beautiful complex nutty flavour that tastes really organic. Superb!

Beersiveknown (5284) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 30, 2013
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Dark ruby red, caramel malt balanced by herbal hops. Moderate carbonation and body. Good.

Theydon_Bois (19481) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2013
Cask at the William Webb Ellis, Twickers, 12/10/13. Clear reddish amber with a good sized light beige head. Nose is biscuit malt, light orchard fruit, thin caramel vein. Taste comprises toffee, dark fruits, biscuit malt, fruit loaf. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry bitter finish. Ok bitter.

Vladivostok (485) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Slight hoppy aroma, reddish colour and to my mind, an old ale rather than a bitter. Nice toffee malt palate ending in a controlled bitter finish. The body generated naturally in this kind of ale tends to counteract the harshness that I have encountered in other Vale beers. In my view, their best to date.

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