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Brewed by Arbor
Style: American Pale Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Simcoe pale.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2238) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail [090814]
Orange, hazy, white head, some lacing
Aroma of grapefruit, sweet passion fruits, some orange, sweet citrus, soft sweet malts, fresh hop aroma, juicy citrus fruits, bit floral, quite pungent hops
Taste of grapefruit, lots of juicy citrus, bitter orange, bitter zest hops, soft sweet juicy fruity malts, freshly squeezed pithy fruits, yum yum
Palate - soft carb, medium body, slightly powdery sherberty texture, quite a rich mouthfeel fairly sweet malts. Finish has lingering bitter zest, juicy citrus
Overall - Good juicy citrus, tasty beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ home on the terrace.

[ As Arbor S Bomb ].
Unclear matt medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, flowers, grass, citrus, tropical fruit, passion fruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, passion fruit, grass, fruity, hops, dry grass, minerals. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140723]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3363) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2014
500ml bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. Hazy amber brown, reasonable head. Tropical fruit grain aroma and flavour. Grapefruit aftertaste. Standard decent pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (3166) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle at home from ABM
slightly hazy pale amber gold with fluffy beige head collapsing to thin cover. Floral soapy slightly cheesy nose medium body and carbonation fairly dry and pithy bitterness, finishing with fruity orange pith.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3937) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2014
500ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Pours hazy orange with a smooth head. Aroma of zesty tropical fruits, some caramely malts and toffee. Taste is tropical fruity, zesty, juicy hoppy and caramely with some maltiness. Finish is juicy, zesty and fruity with some bitter hoppiness and grassy notes. Quite nice and balanced hop juice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6439) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden colour with a small foamy head. Aroma is very fruity with exotic fruitiness with some caramel notes and floral notes . Flavour is quite rich with juicy floral bitterness, orange pith, grapefruit, resin, mango and some biscuit. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. Very nicely balanced for 4,7% ABV. Quaffable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Keg Euston Tap London 23/06/14. A hazy golden coloured beer with a white head and lace. Good sharp Simcoe hops giving lots of bite. A long finish. Lots of flavour and high levels of bitterness. Really good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mile (3093) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Golden, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some floral - tropical fruitiness, some grapefruit - light citrus hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and dryish flavor, light tropical fruitiness, grapefruit hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and dry, faint fruitiness, lots of citrus - piney/some grapefruit hoppyness. Dryish 4,7% ale with really nice bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20869) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Bottled. Golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruity, nectary, mild honey as well as some slight sweet malts and a slight spiciness to it. Flavour is fruity, mildly resiny with some zest and slight sweet malts to it as well. Wellbalanced, refreshing and a good beer for a warm summer day.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2114) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Keg at Holborn Whippet, London. A golden/amber coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Hoppy, citrus, grapefruit aroma. Tastes hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, quite bitter. Decent.


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