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Beet Red Beer - Barney's Beer

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Beet Red Beer
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 1.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  3.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: Zimbo on 11-12-2011)
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3.55/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Brewed at the Tryst Brewery by a local brewer this really does contain beet root. Was kept almost by its Best Before date which meant the colour had faded to a light pink reminiscent of pink champagne. Slighty spritzy body, ever the quarter inch fluffy head has a slight pink tinge to it. There is a slight sweetness on the palate which is well supported by firm slick and almost floury body which has a pleasant well complimented flexing bitterness. The beetroot element is well restrained and adds and interesting component of thee whole.
Much better than you would expect.

Zimbo, Nov 12, 2011
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3.43/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 330mL bottle into a snifter. Bottle labeled best before August 3, 2012.

A: Poured a nice, red/pink color with a two finger white head with just a tinge of pink. Looks like if you put just a drop or two of red food coloring into a glass of champagne.

S: Barley, hops, beets. Really. It smells like beets.

T: Barley, beets and hops. The beet flavor is immediately evident and very interesting.

M: Surprisingly big, though its clear that is because of the beets. Well carbonated.

I saw this beer and was curious. I've heard a bit about Barney's, a brand new, tiny craft brewery in Scotland, which further enticed me. They beer is intriguing, the beet flavor is surprisingly complimentary to the barley. I don't love this brew, but it's definitely worth trying.

maxk, Dec 09, 2011
Beet Red Beer from Barney's Beer
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.