Posts Tagged ‘Sarsaparilla’

Brewery –          Brains

Beer –               The Reverend James

Alcohol –           4.5%

Origin –             Cardiff, Wales

Style –               Copper Ale

Season –            Autumn

The venerable Revvy James, another solid performance from Brains.

A wonderfully coloured, rich burnt orange, glowing brightly with an off white halo.

Sarsaparilla on the nose; sweet and slightly medicinal.

It has a smooth and creamy mouthfeel, silky on the palate with notes of butterscotch maltiness, held in place by an underlying hop character.

The finish is sweet and moreish but a slight tanginess leaves you gasping for the next swig.

A great beer, softer and lighter than the Brains SA  but just as well put together.


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