This is a fabulous deep amber, toffee coloured ale with a subtle aroma of hops and malt that almost smells like you have a glass of rich melted toffee. There's not much head to write home about and what is there very quickly disappears leaving a flat looking ale. Like I would never judge a book by its cover, I wouldn't judge a beer on appearance alone so let's dive in for a taste.
There isn't really a predominant taste, it's all very subtle. It's equally sweet to start and bitter to finish with a slight spicy/floral hint throughout. Now and again I get a hint of bread or biscuit but it's all so very subtle that no sooner have I tasted it than it has gone. It's a very smooth ale but it just feels as if it should be more carbonated almost as if it's been open too long, making it slightly flat.
It's a bit of a ghost of a beer so just a 3 pint rating from me, which is slightly disappointing as I was looking forward to this one. It just needs a bit more oomph!
Brewed by Bath Ales, Warmley
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