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J.W. Sweetman Pale Ale

Brewed by J.W. Sweetman
Style: American Pale Ale
Dublin, Ireland


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
keg, regular
A blend of pale and crystal malts and ample quantities of Cascade hops from America’s Pacific Northwest. Well balanced, medium bodied, citrusy and unfiltered; this is a California-style dry-hopped Pale Ale that is full of flavour with intense hop aromas.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Johnstledger8 (365) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 27, 2015
Cask. Pours a cloudy orange with a lasting fluffy off white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, orange, floral. Taste is of pine, earthy, caramel, citrus, grassy. Smooth, dense oily mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenkiGonzo (776) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 8, 2015
Draught at the brewpub. Clear amber with a big head. Hoopy fruit aroma, almost sweet. Citrus hop start with a smooth malt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (6060) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 4, 2015
Clear copper color with a fine thick off white head. Caramel malty, fruity and mild citric. A bit to caramel malty dominated apa. Medium body and a soft carbonation.
[On tap @ source]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LupulinLarry (2) - - SEP 13, 2015 does not count
Great session Pale Ale with all the west coast attributes. Floral and citrusy with nice balanced malt character and pleasant bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (6920) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Pours clear dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is grainy with a weak fruity note. Taste is moderate sweet caramel with a decent dry herbal finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31499) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015
Draft. A hazy amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of hos, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, straw, malt, and citrus fruits, leading to a bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (6670) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Draft at the brewery with the family. Pours an amber orange with light white lacing. Aroma is light bitter hop and caramel. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with bitter citrus hop, caramel malt, bread, spice and grain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14333) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Keg at the brewpub, 28/06/15. Clear amber golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is pale malt, caramel, light hop, grass. Taste comprises caramel malt, bitter orange, light bread, toasty, melon. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. So so APA, drinkable but lacks any discerning hop input.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (1471) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at sweetman brewery pub Dublin. Hoppy pine, floral, fruity and pine. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (4124) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Draft and cask pour at the source. The beer is a clear copper color with a white head of foam. The aroma is fairly hoppy and juicy with citrussy qualities. The taste is moderately bitter, but still maintains a juicy sweetness. Medium body and medium to high carbonation.

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