Wiper and True Amber Ale In The Pines

Wiper and True
Formerly brewed at Dominion

Style: Amber Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Nectarous rich malts play host to the famously complex Simcoe and Mosaic hops in this Amber Ale. With warm stone fruit, citrus and distinctly piney flavours, theres a lot to enjoy.
・ BOTTLED ON: 07/05/13
・ BEST BEFORE: 06/11/13
・ BATCH: 1
・ FINAL GRAVITY: 1.014 ・
IBU: 35
The malt bill for this beer consists mostly of a pale malt called Maris Otter, regarded as one of the finest brewing malts in the world. This is set off with generous quantities of Munich and Melanoiden malts, which add a lovely warm sweetness, intensify the maltiness of the beer and lend that deep reddish hue.
Our Malt comes from Warminster Maltings, a traditional Victorian floor malt house just down the road in Wiltshire. They produce the finest malts available and are a thoroughly nice bunch.
The hops in this beer are hops very close to our heart. Simcoe has been a long standing favourite at Wiper and True for quite some time, due to its gorgeous piney, plummy and citrus like characteristics.
We then took a punt on the new kid on the block - Mosaic. Mosaic is the daughter of Simcoe (with a hop called Nugget as a father) and is fast becoming revered by craft brewers in the States. Its called Mosaic because of its multitude of flavours and aromas, all combining to create a wonderful, big picture. Its known for citrus, floral notes, pine, earthiness, tropical fruits... the lot!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (8270) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle from Corks of Cotham. Copper coloured with next to no head and slight carbonation. Big, pine hop and citrus fruit aroma with a slightly herbal edge. Flavour had more tangerine fruit, some apricots, and crisp, biscuity malts. Finish was dryish with some resin. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heidbummer (443) - SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle from BeerBods. Pours hazy russet. Foamy thick white head. Malty aroma, caramel and yeasty bread. Lovely soft thick mouthfeel, lovely balance of malt, sweet burnt sugar and a deeper juiciness and tart finish. Yummy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
simontomlinson (149) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2017
Creamy white head stayed on a hazy, still, dark amber body. Malt aroma with hints of pine. Thin on the palate, sharp & clean. Very mild flavours of pine, outdoors, malt, citrus & a general bitterness on the back. Not much to say about this but its very solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (7465) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2016
Keg at CBCcovent garden. It pours a clean Amber color with a medium beige head. Aroma is tangy piney with notes of grass citrus peel caramel and biscuit. Taste is also quite crispy tangy with straw, grass, melon, pine cones and biscuit. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very tasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ipabr (200) - Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2016
Batch 08 best before 14.06.16. Smell is lovely, soft malts, sweet and hops. Taste is better, sweet and very low bitternes with almost no carbonation. I like the style of Wiper and True beers, almost flat beers with great character. Pleasing stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Evilkniamhel (738) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2016
Keg at Spit/Fire. Pours clear dark amber with a frothy head. Aromas of pine, peaches, orange, citrus and caramel malts. Taste is savoury with more roasted malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1789) - BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought from deliciously different in Belgium. Enjoyable hoppy Amber Ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
500ml bottle. appearance was sort of down to my terrible pouring! clear amber with no head but loads of sediment and bits floating around so i had to wait a while for it to settle. aroma is tart hops and sharp fruit. sort of smells like tree sap too. taste is also quite tart. massive amounts of hops and a smooth quite yeasty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (10047) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Peter Fowler, Shoulder of Mutton, Wantage, Oxon, (cheers Peter!) consumed in Frank (camper) at Bell Inn campsite, Purton, Friday 4th July 2014 We are sat in candlelight in Frank so tricky to be exact on colour but it sort of looks amber and its called amber so thats good enuff for moi. Another belter of a beer, citrus and pine intermingle, its bittersweet and a furryness is left across the tongue, really lovely. A8 A4 T8 P4 Ov16 4.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (46664) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Wiper and True Amber Ale In The Pines ].
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grapefruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorice hops, tropical fruit, hoppy, dry, grapefruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140328]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26803) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange colored with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and hops with notes of citrus. Fruity flavor of hops and grass with notes of pine needles and earth. Hoppy finish.

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