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Wychwood - Imperial Red

WP_20150331_001What they say: Do not fear the Imperial Red who comes in peace to liberate your taste buds with his robust yet succulent beer.

A toasted malt flavour balanced by a bold pronounced hop delivered in a rich ruby 4.7% abv beer.

I’ve always liked Wychwoods more famous Hobgoblin - not least because a certain German supermarket sells it for a very reasonable price - and was glad of the chance to try another one of their beers particularly on draught.

As I’ve said before I got a taste for red ales from Ireland and this didn't disappoint though it’s no lightweight and despite being hand pulled was a little too gassy for my taste. Nonetheless, very enjoyable.

Mansfield, March 2015