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Adnams Explorer (Cask)

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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Southwold, England

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Introduced in 2004 as a summer seasonal in East Anglia and London; became a regular beer from February 2006.
Ingredients: Pale malt. Columbus and Chinook hops; Columbus in the copper and Chinook in the cask.
A golden bitter suffused with the aromas of a grapefruit grove. The massive citrus attack will burst on your palate allowing all the flavours of the imported New World hops to deliver their fruity bitterness. Adnams is “Exploring” new ground by sourcing interesting new hops from the USA.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (136) - Kent, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Appearance- light amber, foamy pure white head, clear. Aroma- floral notes, fruity, lemony. Taste- fruity, lemon and citrus come through, bitterness lingers, medium mouthfeel. Nice and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (182) - - APR 20, 2014
Mild pleasant hoppy aroma. Rich golden honey colour. Bitter taste on the back of the tongue. Lovely wave shape on the pull handle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Cask at the Willow Walk, 05/02/14. Clear pale blonde with a moderate off white covering. Nose is orange, toasted malts, lemon sherbet, light mango, touch of hoppage. Taste comprises mandarin, caramel, orange pith, straw. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Ok GB, the new world hops come through a little, could do with a touch more.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1440) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Cask@the longhorns, walsall. Golden beer with medium head and some lacing. Aroma is faint tropical fruit. Taste is mild grapefuit, some tropical fruits and pale malts. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdiBeer (614) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Aroma: floral hops. Appearance: dark gold, small whitish head. Taste: light sweetness. Palate: somewhat bitter, flat. Overall: decent Golden Ale - but nothing too outstanding! Pint at The Volunteer, London

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rane (852) - Nibe, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2013
Cask at the whrf.golden with small white head. Aroma cirus pine. Taste dry bitter pine malty body. Nice session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2013
Cask @ C4, Odense. Pours clear golden with a creamy head. Bread, mild citrus, grass and fruit. Dry and bitter. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1288) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
Cask@Charlie's bar, Copenhagen - golden pour with a medium white head. Citrus taste and aroma, nice citrus bitter hop finish. Decent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marcbeer (12) - - AUG 20, 2013
I would compare this beer to Fuller's discovery. I light but full flavoured blonde beauty. Really easy to drink and incredibly addictive. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dashimus (213) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Cask at The George, London Bridge. Pours as a transparent, medium yellow with a thick but short lived fizzy white head. Aroma is citrus, malt, toast, summer fruits and perhaps some grass. Taste is medium bitterness which gains in strength with aftertaste. Moderately sweet.


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