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

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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. Bronze Medal Winner at The International Brewing Awards 2013 and Silver Medal winner at the 2014 International Beer Challenge (Contains barley & rye). Available (pasteurised) in 500ml bottles and 440ml cans.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mkam (322) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
from tap. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Crisp hoppy, fruity aroma. Dry and bitter taste.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1601) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Pours an amber colour, Taste was quite sweet and malty, quite a moreish beer, good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rammer (361) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 4, 2015
On Tap. Pleasant floral aroma and a strong citrus flavor. Rich enough. Very nice for such a low density.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (4628) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(cask) clear amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of pears and some floral hops, with a hint of yeast, light marzipan and cashew nuts. flavour is mostly cactus juice and yeast, slightly green, with a hint of grainy pale malts and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
a_fernandes (12) - PORTUGAL - DEC 27, 2014
Uma das minhas cervejas favoritas! Ideal para ter em casa, para degustar com os amigos. Grande aroma e paladar. Boa relação entre ambos.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1314) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 25, 2014
On tap @Mad For Beer (Rome). Clear golden with a fine white head. Nose is delicate, malt, bread, biscuits, subtle hoppyness (citrus and fruits). Flavour is moderate sweet with a decent bitter end, well balanced as a perfect british session ale. Light body, no carbonation. I could drink it all night without stopping.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1368) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
pint from cask. slightly cloudy, gold appearance. aroma is nice and citrussy and hoppy. taste is smooth hops, finishes sweet and fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansongreg89 (10) - CANADA - NOV 27, 2014
Beer of The Festival So Far for me, but I’ve only just realised there’s a festival on. Brilliant gold, pure white slick. Juicy, honeyed grapefruit and lemon rind aroma-8. Soft and perfumed with well-wrung green hop notes, passion fruit, lychee and lime. Cashew afters, and a suggestion of coriander.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3507) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Cask at the College Arms Bloomsbury. Post exam drinks, so short review. Orange, light haze, small white head. Body is medium, smooth. Taste is bready, light malt, soft bitterness, light citrus. Standard stuff.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JoshRaburn (56) - - NOV 17, 2014
Doesn’t start out too bad - there’s some of the Adnams house breadiness that you get in e.g. Southwold bitter. But after a few sips the limitations become obvious. There is very little hops character, the malt flavour is annoyingly bland and lacks depth and complexity, and the body is thin and watery.


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