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Brewed by Alechemy
Style: American Pale Ale
Livingston, Scotland

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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bottle, keg & cask, regular
Originally called “Cairnpapple”, this classic Alechemy recipe has been renamed “Ritual”. Ritual is a well-balanced light coloured refreshing IPA with a floral aroma leading to a lingering citrus taste.


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nulptr (114) - - APR 23, 2014
bottle from oddbins. so that’s what’s become of the cairnpapple. fairly light, lots of biscuit, malt, grapefruit. there’s nothing not to like here, clearly i’ve become spoiled by choice that I can find this so pedestrian.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2014
Cask at the Stockbridge Tap, galaxy dry-hopped. Pours clear amber, peach and pine on nose, taste is juicy fruit, quite dry and bitter, light toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2509) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear light amber pour with a creamy white head, light citrus hop aroma, taste had citrus along with some crisp malts, grass, clean tasting with a hint of bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1403) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle at beer rebellion. Pours a gold colour with a white head.Light malty aroma with a touch of lemon. Light body, medium carbonation. Light biscuity malts, lemon, grass, light pine. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2148) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Golden coloured with a grassy and earthy flavour, pine and citrus notes with a bitter hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14486) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
5th April 2014
As Cairnpapple IPA. Bright clear gold beer, small off white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Light pale malt, clean. Hops are light orange and orange marmalade. Citrus turning slightly sweeter before the light crisp finish. Light bitter linger,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5110) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2014
500ml Bottle - Amber in colour. Pinrapple, toffee and apricot in the aroma. Grapefruit, walnuts and peach feature in the refreshing taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scottishchris (167) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle at The Mad Hatter. Lively light pour with white fine head. Zesty lemon nose. Light body, citrus and biscuit, good bitterness. Refreshing and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1087) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear golden amber colour, foamy white head leaving some lacing and aroma of zesty citrus hop. Biscuity malt taste with lemon & grapefruit citrusy bitterness. Light bodied, medium carbonation, dry lingering bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3561) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Cask @ Common, Manchester. Straw coloured with a small creamy head. It is lightly hopped with a light pale ale texture.


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