Review by Rob
WHITSTABLE BAY SAYS…
Whitstable Bay Red IPA is a deep red coloured ale that is brewed using the brewery’s own chalk-filtered mineral water and Pale Ale, Crystal, Caramalt, and Roasted Barley malts, with Kentish Challenger hops for bitterness and American Amarillo hops for aroma.
Deep russet in colour, Whitstable Bay Red IPA combines the citrus fruit and pine aromas of an IPA with roasted and caramel malt flavours.
Straight out of the bottle, a good deep red colour, good start as it’s called a Red IPA then, a sweet malt flavour, a little lighter on the flavour than I expected, reined in taste similar to an IPA.
Not a bad pint, a bit more complex that the previous offering from Black Sheep, with their IPA that I tried.
Again, not a bad pint, certainly a little different being red and recommended again as a good beer, but not as a ‘you must go out of your way and find’ beer.