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

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   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.


Garrat's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Garrat (1332) - Suffolk, - SEP 10, 2011
Cask at The Sole Bay Inn Southwold 2011.Light amber with a small head,great lime and hop aroma with some nice sulphur,taste is of light malt,hoppy lime,wild flowers and toffee.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Echon (370) - Århus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2016
Amber. Good citrusy hop aroma. Somewhat dry taste with moderately bitter finish. Decent hoppy flavour. Overall, not decent but not really my kind of beer. Aroma and flavour are good, but the lack of carbonation is a major detraction.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jhogg88 (5) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2016 does not count
On cask at The Highlander, Winlaton.. aromas of passionfruit, lemon and lime. Taste is strong citrus with a hit of bitterness in the aftertaste. Crystal clear pint. Nice and fresh!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (2573) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2016
Cask at Anglers Arms, Northumberland. Amber colour with a white foam head leaving lots of lacing. Nose of zesty citrus hops. Taste is malty, caramel with floral citrus hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry lingering citrusy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFF (140) - - SEP 14, 2016
En fût en Angleterre, donc très peu cartonné. Robe dorée claire, faible mousse, mais durable et collante. En bouche, bonne amertume et houblon/agrumes. Sec.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (993) - - AUG 26, 2016
Pours golden color, with tan white head. Aroma: citruses, pine, some bread notes in the background. Flavor is very similar: bread like malt backbone, supported with hop flavor, which takes on citruses, pine. Hop bitterness is medium to high, and lingers in aftertaste. Body is light to medium, texture is soft. carbonation is medium.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (2250) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Pours a thin head on a clear straw body. Aroma is mild dark fruits and lemon. Taste is dark fruits, dry bitter and ripe plum. Texture is dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14128) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2016
Sampled @ GBBF Day 2. Clear golden color, average sized white to off-white head. Smell and taste some malts, a nice hoppy touch, lightly tropical fruits and pleasantly bitter. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (17058) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2016
Gbbf. Klares dunkel goldenes Bier mit geringen weißen schaumkrone. Geruch angenehm fruchtig hopfig, leicht harzig. Geschmack zitronig hopfig, Orangen, citrus, okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuszek (1145) - Gdynia, POLAND - JUL 21, 2016
Fresh hoppy aroma of pine and citrus. Lively carbonation, medium body, malty taste with resin notes, medium bitter finish. Very drinkable and refreshing.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dandm (70) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2016
Pleasant but faint aroma. Pours clear gold with little head or carbonation. Earthy, caramel, resin taste. Some lingering enjoyable bitterness. One of the better top fermented cask beers.


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