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Brewed by Adnams
Style: American Pale Ale
Southwold, England

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask: Occasional.
Recreated using a Californian yeast strain, pale ale malted barley, along with some Munich malt, Crystal malt and malted wheat. This will provide the biscuity backdrop to the big American hops. A blend of five American hops, Columbus, Chinook, Cascade, Centenial and Willamette will give our beer a deep citrus bitterness with a fragrant citrus/floral aroma.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5045) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2014
Cask @ Cockney Pub. Pours golden with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, sweet fruity hops, peach, citrus. Flavor is malt, fruity hops, peach, citrus, grapefruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 230114

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (9835) - DENMARK - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Cockney. Slightly hazy amber with medium creamy tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel and hop. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, hop, little toasted, little bitter, medium sweet and a little citrus.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1054) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2014
Cask at wetherspoons, Brixton. Pours a gold colour with a white head. Aroma is quite sweet with a light funk and a hint of marmalade. Light body, mild carbonation. Light caramel, toast, orange, a bit of pineapple with a pleasant bitter finish. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1287) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
cask@Charlies Bar, CPH - pours amber with a puffy white head. Citrus fruity and hoppy, grassy, toasty malts, caramel and with a slight spice in there. Good bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sschwab (48) - London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2013
Draught at leyton technical. Hard to find anything bad to say. Cask ale imitating ipa style, and doing so remarkably well! Nice floral notes including orange. Initial moment of confusion in the mouth due to over sweetness and the lack of carbonation, but immediate and lasting hops ensure a great finish - really drinkable ale with a pleasant twist. Although probably not one for the purists.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Holborn Whippet, 25-29 Sicilian Avenue, Holborn, Greater London England WC1A 2QH.

Clear medium orange colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly to fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale nutty notes, moderate hoppy, sweet orange - citrus, light grass. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, sweet malt, fruity, sweet orange - citrus, pale nuts. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130118]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (8597) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 22, 2013
Draught (Kings Arms, Cambridge)
Fleshy fruit and citric aromatic hops. Big grapefruity retronasals, white grapes, and tons of different spices - minty at times. Lots of grapefruit in the finish. Good malty balance, a great modern IPA with a UK feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2012
4th February 2010
Chelmsford Winter Fest. Clear amber beer. A little orangey hop on the nose. Well bugger me! This actually tastes like an IPA! Grassy hops, very lightly spicy. Fresh tangerine - orange and a little pine. Minerally hop finish. Pretty decent IPA!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1820) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2012
Cask at ’The William Jolle’, Wetherspoons in Northwood Hills. A dark golden coloured pour with a small white head on top. Vague hoppy, citrus aroma, maybe this pint was not so fresh as the aroma was not particularly good. Tasted better than the aroma thankfully, hoppy, citrus fruit, malty. Really drinkable and I’m sure it would be considerably better when fresh.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (1878) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2012
Cask at the Grape and Grain Spring Beer Festival 2012, Crystal Palace. Amber pour with a white head. Citrus, malt and caramel aroma. Citrus kick with a hint of pear in the flavour. Nice fruit action. Fruity-bitter finish. Tasty.


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