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

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Available (pasteurised) in 500ml bottles and 440ml cans.
Ghost Ship is a ghostly pale ale which takes its inspiration from Adnams 600-year-old haunted pub, The Bell. Brewed with a selection of malts - Pale Ale, Rye Crystal and Cara. We use Citra, and a blend of other American hop varieties to create some great citrus flavours.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bosta (145) - - AUG 8, 2013
Pours orange-yellow colour, thin white head. Very hoppy, citrus aroma. Fresh flavour of hops, citrus and elder with strong bitter aftertaste. Refreshing and not too strong summer pale ale.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Juha (59) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Aroma is sweet tropical fruits, taste is sweetish malty tropical fruits, mango mostly, I seem to remember this was hoppier ie more bitter, also a bit watery I think but still very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lecvered (14) - - JUL 25, 2015
On sale at Tesco (4 of any designated beers for 6 pounds) 500ml bottle. Pale gold colour with medium white head dissipating slowly and gentle carbonation. Golden delicious apple, then grapefruit, biscuity malt on the aroma.Similar on the taste ending in a dry, bitter-sweet finish. Nice, refreshing ale at slightly cooler than cellar temperature.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BaroneBirra (319) - Gorizia, ITALY - JUL 21, 2015
Light amber with soft bubbly head. Sweet aroma of grapes and hop. Watery taste with strong bitterness. Boozy aftertaste, some bread while warming

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydian1 (1172) - FNQ, Australia, - JUL 19, 2015
440ml can. A pleasant English style pale ale with caramel malts and flowery/citrusy hops on the nose and tongue with a touch of yeasty earthiness. Medium-light bodied with a lowish carbonation making for easy drinkabiliity. Clear copper-amber appearance with a decent creamy white head. Quite reasonably priced at Dan Murphy’s at present.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5942) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 16, 2015
50cl bottle at Premier Pub in Ljub. Pours a hazy orange with some tight, white head. Sweet nose, some tangerine and orange, caramel, some adjunct malt, white grape. Flavor follows, mild grist, some cracker, but mostly white grape and tangerine. Dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackradioboy (107) - SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. (£1.65) Tried the tap version twice before and didn't like it at all. This is better - although with a bitterness that lasts a tad too long. Ok-ish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (474) - - JUL 4, 2015
Pours transculescent amber - reddish colour with tiny yellow - white head. Medium fast rising small bubbles. Aroma without alcohol, with dominant notes of pinewood, earth. Taste is also without alcohol note. Dominate note of pinewood, mango, little citrous. Hop flavour firstly predominate flavour of malts, but finish is very well balanced. Hop bitterness is medium, finish is somehow dry with no so long lasting bitterness. Carbonation is soft. Malt sweetness is low. Body is tiny. Drinkable ale but not superlative.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (291) - SINGAPORE - JUN 1, 2015
50cl bottle. Clear orange in colour, with a small white head. Medium to soft carbonation, with a fruity nose. Fruity hoppy flavour - grain, orange peel, light caramel and malt. Lovely.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3241) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
500ml bottle. Short review due to social. Clear orange, small white head. Aroma is musty, rubbery hops. Body is medium, slightly foamy, low carbonation. Taste is light citrus, soft straw dryness, light bitterness. Decent, drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
HammerTroll (821) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 31, 2015
Clear golden color, small white head. Aroma of soap (?) and malt. Taste is kind of weird, grainy, bready, some hops and citrus. Extremely watery, lively carbonation.
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