Sadlers Land of Liberty

 

Second one from Aldi, an American style IPA. Now, I do like an American pale ale it must be said. 

Good head on it. Pours a very washed out amber with stubborn lacing with almost no carbonation. Lovely. 

I get apples on the nose with some sweetness. Could almost be toffee apple. I can even see the apples. Quite old. Musty. 

The flavours are a bit of a let down. There’s not great depth. No huge florals or fruits or spices. It’s just standard bitter in my book. Not sure this would make the Christmas supply box. 

Anchor Steam Beer

 

Went through a phase of american craft beers, and picked this up in Waitrose.

Seemed nice enough, fairly shallow in depth of flavour. But sometimes thats what you want, a “quaffable” easy going beer. Some call it a session beer, I think this fits perfectly.

Slightly sweet fruity aroma with a decent maltiness aftertaste. Would drink again but only has a 2nd choice.

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