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Ascot Posh Pooch

Brewed by Ascot
Style: American Pale Ale
Camberley, England


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.
Our flagship Bitter pours a rich copper colour with a sweet malt taste and toffee notes. This is perfectly balanced with a mix of Chinook and Cascade hops providing a sharp bitterness, with a strong citrus and tropical fruit aroma and some slight spicy hints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (9349) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Cask at the Claret, Croydon. It pours clear amber with a small, bubbly white head. The nose is earthy, toasty grain, cereal leather and mild citrus. The taste is bitter-sweet, sweet tropical fruits, grapefruit, gooseberry, earth, leather and a touch of caramel with a drying finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Nice sweet fruits on the taste. Not a game-changer, but drinks easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2169) - DENMARK - JAN 15, 2015
Cask. Clear copper with a small off white head. Grain, light syrup, flowers, light green plants. Not exactly a flavour explosion, but inoffensive and goes down pretty easy. Relatively little sweetness, soft bitter and light dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3443) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Cask at Railway JDW. Pale orange, still, clear, small white head. Aroma - caramel, flowers, grapefruit, orange peel. Body is medium, slightly foamy, low carbonation. Taste is malt-forward, biscuity, soft bitterness. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7039) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 7/7/2014. Deep gold with a frothy, off-white head. Sweet, husky, cereals, a touch of citrus hop and moderately bitter finish. So so drinking.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (4964) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2013
500ml Bottle conditioned: BBD Mar 2014, poured into a UK pint sleeve at home on 31 July 2013. Dull golden colour, with an off-white head. The nose and taste came across as hoppy, bitter, dry, slightly fruity (mixed), toast, some wood notes, with a mild grapefruit finish. Nothing took over the tasting: a pleasant enough blend, but lacked a bit of character and depth. The cask version might be better?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beer5000 (5108) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 27, 2013
500 ml bottle sampled in 2008. Hazy golden body with an off-white head. Strong aroma of grapefruit, other fruits and bubblegum. Flavor has some caramel malt, fruit, something that feels almost chemical and moderate bitterness. Thin and watery body, aftertaste feels almost dead. Something might be wrong here but it’s not too obvious what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12848) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
Cask at the Bailiwick, Englefield Green, 17/02/13. Clear pale golden with a thin white head that clears to the edge. Nose carries pale malts, grass, orange, fruits. Taste comprises caramel malt, orange, straw, biscuit, toffee. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, light bitterness in the finish. Drinkable drop - NOT an APA !

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CraftBeerNick (1268) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle at home with a pie at lunchtime, 30th December 2012. Too fizzy, bit bland to my palate , ok with the pie

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwik-lime (1517) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2012
Good creamy head initially but doesn't last. Smooth flavour, malty with some yeast prevalent, drinkable but fairly bland. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (5831) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 25, 2012
Draft at the Row Barge, Guildford. I liked this beer! In common with other Ascot ales, it has little carbonation. The head was short lived and that disappeared with any lingering lace. A hint of malt in the fruity aroma and a citrus overtones in the flavour which made quite a refreshing change. Many people from across the pond would turn their noses up at this flat warm beer, so it's good that there's quite a few of us on this side of the world that appreciate this style of ale! One for a session no doubt! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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