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Arbor Blue Sky Drinking

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Brewed by Arbor
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask, Occasional;


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (397) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Cask at The Hop Inn, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A clear red amber colour with a creamy off white head. Aroma of caramel, boiled sweets, slightly herbal, some red berries and spicy hops. Taste of fruity malt, red berries, some raspberry, caramel and spicy, herbal hops. Medium bodied and a slick texture. A dry, herbal fruit finish. A sweetish, fruity bitter with tasty hop flavours. A decent session beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4534) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(cask) clear amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of strawberries and peaches, slightly starchy, with a light hint of vinegar and some lavender. flavour is mostly white chocolate and caramel, with a light hint of earth, some almonds and honey. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2518) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 25, 2014
Cask @Ship & Castle, Aberystwyth. 13-08-2014.
Pours hazy dark amber with some off white head. Malty, caramel, toffee aromas. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Taste follows the nose, some buttery, moderate bitterness. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2014
Cask @ The Old fountain, Old Street EC1. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Cask at The Three Tuns, Bristol on 20 Nov. Poured a clear amber, with a rocky white head. Aroma of sweet malt, dried fruit and light bittering hop. Some grass in the flavour, with peal and biscuit. Finish was grain, straw and raisins.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ home on the terrace.

[ As Arbor Blue Sky Drinking ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a large to huge, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fresh hay, moderate hoppy, grass, orange - citrus, dusty hops, funky notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, caramel, grass - hay, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft - fizzy. [20140916]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Glowing copper colour with a thick smooth head. Bitter in character with some sugary sweetness in its nose and a medium bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3457) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Blackfriars, Glasgow - clear orange brown, thin bubbly cream head, fruity caramel aroma and flavour, good intermittent lacing, well balanced

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9773) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Hazy dark orange color, small to average sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, lightly hops, lightly fruity. Taste lightly malts, lightly hops, lightly fruity bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (4598) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Clear amber colour with a small, creamy off-white head. Smells malts, slightly floral, slightly hops, sweetish. Tastes sweet, malts, floral. Medium body, soft carbo.


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