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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Cask @ The Clarendon Leicester. Bright amber colour. Aroma is citrusy. Taste is nice sweet malt, with assertive but not overpowering hops with associated bitterness. Very nice this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4978) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Three hand-pulled pints in The Kings Head, Lingwood, on 25th Oct 2013. Looked good on each pour: bright amber, clear and clean, on top a full white head that gave some heavy lacing. Just like it’s bottled brother it leads with citrus notes in the nose and taste: has a pleasant bitter feel, yet comes with a malty undercurrent. It’s well balanced and easy to drink, hence the three pints!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8610) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 25, 2013
[10/1/13] Cask at John Baird in London. Almost clear copper-amber with a bit of off-white foam. Nice aroma of citric hops and a bit of malt. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt and nice fruity hops, a bit floral, a bit citric, with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyobon (1103) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2013
(On Tap) Clear coppery amber with nice dense off white head. Malty and hoppy aroma. Medium body and carbonation. Flavour has a malty backbone with a nice hoppiness. A great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
(Cask, GBBF 2013): Clear golden with small head. Citrus fruits, malt, grass, nuts on the nose. Similar in taste. Very well balanced and exceptionally drinkable. Would be a perfect session ale.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marcbeer (12) - - AUG 20, 2013
I really love this ale. A fruity, very pale and complex ale, that is quaffable enough to drink all night. This was my choice of Adams cask for my wedding day. 'Nuff said! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThreeCats (685) - ISRAEL - AUG 14, 2013
Light copper with nice but quickly disappearing head. Aroma of spice and citrus, butterscotch, with a nut undertone. Taste of citrus, nut, malt, earthy hops. Nice. Hoppy for a blond.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2013
Cockney Pub, Aarhus, DK. Cask, 190713. Golden with small head. Aroma of malt and spices. Flavour with warm fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30746) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2013
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. A golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma haas notes of fruits, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, peaches, hay, and citrus fruits, leading to a biitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23823) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2013
Cask at Charlies. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and hops. Fruity flavour of caramel, grass and hops with notes of citrus. Hoppy finish.


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