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Adnams New Zealand Pale Ale

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

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
“A crisp, dry, blonde beer brewed with pale ale and pale crystal malted barley and hopped with Nelson Sauvin. This hop variety is grown on New Zealand’s South Island and it adds fantastic gooseberry flavours to the beer similar to a Sauvignon Blanc. New Zealand has been producing some fantastic hop varieties for many years but the aroma of Nelson Sauvin is truly unique in the hop world.” Fergus Fitzgerald, Master Brewer


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2013
Clear golden beer with no head. Hoppy aroma. Very hoppy flavour with a lot of bitterness that doesn´t last.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5591) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2012
Sampeld at SBWF-11 Clear golden almost no head. Fruity with a lot of toffee in the aroma. Soft and smooth mouthfeel. Light bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2011
5th October 2011
Crosse Keys Spoons. Clear amber beer, little white head. Light palate, crisp and semi dry. Good hops for a beer of this style. Floral notes dominate with some orange and tangerine marmalade. The tangerine briefly turns sherbet like. Very dry finish. Alright.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2011
Cask @ SBWF2011. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak spicy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2011
A - floral and wheat A - mid gold with thick head T - light sweet and lighter bitter P - mid and soft O - average

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (1848) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2011
Cask in White hart, Aldebrough. ’Southwold Pale Ale’. Amber beer with off white bubbly head. Nose is nice bold fruit: blackberry, gooseberry and rain on tarmac from the Nelson Savin. Taste is tangy gooseberries, green hops and that rain on tarmac earthiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19321) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2011
Cask at Stockholm Beer Festival. Hazy amber, small head. Pleasant black currant aroma. Mid sweet with medium body and soft mouthfeel. Caramel and NZ hops - loads of black currant. Balanced bitterness. Very likable!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1754) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 6, 2011
Cask (gravity) - The Fat Cat Brewery Tap/The Cider Shed, Norwich. Poured a clear amber colour with a small, loose white head. Lemon & light grapefruit aromas. Biscuit, lemon and some lime on the tongue. Nice sharpness on the tongue. Light to medium body, decent spritz on the tongue with a medium length bitter finish and lingering tang.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10772) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2011
Cask at The Hamilton Hall, JDW, London. Pours clear, rich gold with a sturdy, white cream head. Bit of grass, zesty citrus and pine in the nose. Medium sweet flavor, balanced nicely by mild citrus hops. Light to medium in body with fine carbonation. Alright finish, some lingering earthy bitterness, citrus rind, mild sweet malts. Very decent.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dazz3 (1552) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2011
Sampled at SB & WF 2011. Pours copper with no real head. Smells sweet hoppy. Tastes very hoppy with a similar finish.


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