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Arbor Why Kick A Moo Cow

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Brewed by Arbor
Style: American Pale Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Aroma: intense flowers, some citrus fruits. Appearance:dark amber, medium white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: hops intensify, flowers, some citrus, soft carbonation. Overall: nice APA, great palate. Pint at BierCab, Barcelona.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1885) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Arbor Tap Takeover. Cask@barton arms, birmingham. Amber beer with smallhead. Aroma of faint dusty hops. Taste is marmalade, fruity hops and dry hop finish. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2968) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Keg at the farmerís boy St Albans. Clouded orange coloured pour with a sticky thin white head. Aroma is tangy fruit, pineapple, dank and grass. Flavour is wheat and dough grains, tangy orange, some funky fermenting orange. Palate is medium full, highish carbonation. Doughy on the tongue. Maybe Dana hop? A bit weird.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KarlPopper (9) - Krakow, POLAND - AUG 3, 2014 does not count
Clear beer with a color of loght orange, delicate but interesting aroma of new zealand hops: white fruits and citrus (aroma could be stronger). Very nice taste with great bitterness, like a light IPA, very drinkable. Its a pity that the aroma is not stronger but still if You are a fan of NZ hops I strongly reccomend it

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas of peach and light resin, some caramel. Taste is caramel and more peachy hops. Light bitter finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluevegie (3053) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2014
Murky looking orangey body with a short and hardly lasting head. Hops on the nose with good bitterness in the taste. Balanced and easily drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8146) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle [thanks John!] @ home shared with Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaah. Hazy a bit pale orange color, medium to full sized off-white head that diminishes fairly quickly and leaves fair lacing. Aroma is decently malty, decently hoppy and decently fruity. Tastes about the same. Quite decent on all aspects without standing out.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3980) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Hazy amber colour with a medium sized white head. Smells hops, sweet, winegums, sugary, fresh. Tastes hops, bitter, fruity, fresh, nice. Thin to medium body, crisp carbo.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ComradeK (1016) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a murky chestnut, with a medium off-white head, which lasts very well and leaves a little lacing. Strong resin and grapefruit hops mix with a little caramel malt to create the aroma. Strong resin and spice hops up front give way to smooth caramel in the mid-palate, with grapefruit hops coming through in the finish. Despite being very hoppy, this is not the most complex APA around. It is pleasant enough, but I think it could do with a little more breadth of flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (3794) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
Bottle @ home,thanks John! Aroma is citrus and aother fruity hops, some yeasty notes, hint of caramel and bready malt. Flavour is medium hop bitterness, fruity earthy and light floral, some malty notes. All a bit clouded by the yeast, while itís been resting for days in the fridge. Still nice though.


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