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Arbor Single Hop Kohatu
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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Special
Single hop series.
As the name suggests we’ve used just one variety of hop in this pale golden ale. For this range we select the more interesting hops and add several bucket loads to each brew. This one uses the New Zealand variety Kohatu. Expect bold flavours of tropical fruits and sweet citrus, followed by a bitter finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (1587) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 12, 2012
Aroma: Pine, ash and lemon. Hints of tomato vine and white wine.

Appearance: Hazy golden body with a medium chalk-white head. Average carbonation. Good lacing.

Taste: Big pine flavour with subtle herbal hints and, strangely, freshly cut tomatoes. Bitter finish.

Palate: Medium body with a luscious, oily mouthfeel. Soft carbonation.

Overall: Unusual, but pretty tasty. This hop reminds me a little of Nelson Sauvin, but with less fruit characteristics.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2012
Bottle. Hazy light gold with a white foam. Aromas are gooseberry with melon and light grapefruit. Floral with woody, zesty lemon yeast notes and marmalade. Flavours are floral and woody with base dry biscuit and melon. White grape juice with bittersweet lemon marmalade. Quite herbal. Peppery, dry and bitter to finish. Very nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3390) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 7, 2012
The head is medium, the color clear golden. It smells a bit hoppy, fruity. The taste is to mild a bit hoppy, flowery. 7/6/7/6/-/6

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2012
Cask@Earl Of Essex, London. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is biscuity, fruity, caramelly and mild herbal notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, biscuity and herbal along with some mild nectary notes. Fruity and floral aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol 28/7/2012. Clear gold with a slight white head. Aroma of tangerine, with a hint of grapefruit and cereal malts. Flavour had more citrus fruit, a slight herbal edge. Finish was moderately dry. Good.


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