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Arbor Why Kick A Moo Cow

Brewed by Arbor
Style: American Pale Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Big malty New Zealand pale ale, brewed with a large quantity of Southern Cross and Rakau hops added in the copper and dry hopped with Green Bullet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydian1 (1059) - FNQ, Australia, - NOV 10, 2014
Another fine beer from this boutique Bristol brewery. From a 568ml bottle it pours unfiltered deep amber with a moderately sized and lasting off-white head. Nose has heaps of tropical fruits from the NZ hops used on top of a sweet caramel malt bill. Taste is fruity and malty with a refreshing resinous dry finish. Well balanced palate with a medium body and average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (895) - CROATIA - NOV 6, 2014
On tap at the Hanging Bat, Edinburgh. Pours hazy orange to amber with white head. Fruity citrus aroma. Fruity and malty flavor with bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2557) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Hazy amber coloured with malty and tropical fruit flavours followed by citrus and toffee on the woody finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10653) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Harp, Charring Cross, London. Amber with white head. There is a stewed fruity note at the start, slightly sour and nasal, but this improves giving a kiwi fruit type flavour, sharpish. It’s fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (575) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle from Independent Spirit, Bath. Pour is murky gold with a frothy head, aroma is tropical fruits, mango. Taste is nice and fruity, pineapple, light bitterness towards the end, solid malty backbone, light body and gentle carbonation. Nice one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9948) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Keg at the Euston Tap, 13/10/14. Clear golden with a decent off white head. Nose is juicy hops, bitter citrics, pine, lemon rind, orange, straw. Taste comprises earthy hops, grapefruit, pine, ornage pith, light caramel, pinch of spice. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough fayre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2014
Keg at hanging bat. Pours hazy amber, taste is light tropical fruit, dry toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1719) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Cask. Gravity dispense. Sheffield Brewfest. 5th October. Clear, pale amber. White head. Sweet biscuit malt. Peachy hop. Tropical fruit. Taste is soft sweet. Light dry. Light bitter. Medium body. Rising, pithy bitterness that lasts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3591) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2014
On tap @ La Cervrtica. What a delicious name on a beer! This is a cloudy looking one orange straw colored one. A small islandy and lacing white head safely placed on the top. Soft fruity nose. A bit mild perhaps. Hints of apricots, the really ripe kind and tones of grass. Bitter in the taste. Well actually it has a good amount of malt sweetness to back it up. A nice light oily feeling in the mouth and it’s soft on the prickling carbonation. Sweet peachy, some pine hints here actually and a little bit of dry wood towards the finish. Slightly yeasty ripe tail. Not something I would buy again, but one was definitely OK. 12.08.2014

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarab (41) - - OCT 6, 2014
Very nice pale ale. Great aroma of citrus (lemon, orange, grapefruit) and tropical fruit (mango, ananas) with some malty pinch of caramel. Nice, well-balanced taste. High carbonisation. Well done.

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