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Around The World In 80 Beers Episode 184: Sail & Anchor Amber Ale
Sail & Anchor Amber Ale

Pours a copper colour with a large, foamy white head. No carbonation visible in the glass.

First Sip: A lot of lemon citrus up front, with a small taste of malt. The lemon hides the hops - lots of citrus on the back of the tongue that fades to the crisp, dry hop flavours. Medium mouth feel with a mild carbonation tingle on the tongue.

Not what I expected for an amber ale. There is a lot of citrus in this one, but not so much that you can't drink it. It's very refreshing, but not in a beery way, and highly drinkable. It really does go down easily. It's an excellent warm day brew.

A mild cheddar cheese works well with this one - anything stronger would kill the beerness.

Amber Ale
Sail & Anchor Pub Brewery, Fremantle Western Australia
5% alc/vol
345ml bottle

Sail & Anchor Amber Ale

Same again, sir? Yes.

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Must book tickets to Oz STAT!

I'm almost as happy to raid the cheese aisles as I am the brew ales :)


There are two microbreweries less than 2 hours drive away. ROAD TRIP.

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