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

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   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 (1326) - 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuszek (1020) - 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 (6) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2016 does not count
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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (318) - - JUL 17, 2016
Citrus aroma - clear bright yellow withfairly large white head. Citrus ttasting, bit if a tang. Easy on tongue and in mouth. Enjoyed.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mishnok (52) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Small frothy head forms on Amber body. Easy drinking with slight bitter aftertaste. Decent drink ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettGT (124) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2016
On tap. Aroma of pine, orange marmelade, breadiness. Pours clear golden with almost no head. Taste is medium bitter and medium sweet. Taste follows the nose with a piney and orange hoppy taste backed up by underlying bready malt. Medium light body, pretty easy drinking, average carbonation. Finshes a bit hoppy. Feels more like a english pale ale to me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16422) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2016
Cask, at the Wharf. Dark golden in the glass, close to clear, with a thin, bubbly off-white head. Perfumed, peachy and citrusy aroma with little malt impact. Quite bitter flavor, citrusy and zesty, with some peach. Medium body and a soft carbonation. Rather dry, with a long bitter and citrusy finish with some light maltyness. Quenching and quaffable. 160622

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (1354) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2016
While not especially exciting, this is a classic British pale/ golden ale, designed for gluging. Some light malt sweetness, balanced by a gentle hop profile

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parmenion777 (134) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2016 Pours a clear amber colour with a medium creamy off white head. Sweet fruity aroma, tropical and mandarin. Sweet malt combined with a fruity hop bitterness. A clean crisp finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
graham_murphy (575) - - APR 23, 2016
Traditional pale ale meets American hops. In concept, a perfect match. In practice, not far off. Lovely soapy light body from the cask with gently fruity notes. Good for a summer session.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjoeng (738) - SINGAPORE - APR 2, 2016
4.5%ABV. Nose is beery and sweet.  Slight malt dreg funk. Mouthfeel is light and lager like.  Palate has ton of pale malt.  Slight phenolic flavor. Good bitter hops. Mild. Brief. Finish is clean and beery.


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