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Beavertown Neck Oil (2013- )

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Brewed by Beavertown
Style: Session IPA
London, England

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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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In mid 2013 the brewery altered their recipe for this beer, changing it from a bitter to a pale ale. (The RateBeer entry for the bitter is now retired.)



3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (2348) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 31, 2015
Keg @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 26-01-2015.
In short: citrusy light bitter ale.
Pours little hazy pale gold, hay, with frothy white head. Moderate head retention, good lacing. Citrusy, herbal aromas. Light body, average to high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is moderate bitter, citrusy, some herbal, british malts profiled. Quite refreshing and light, nice session beer, maybe even more enjoyable in summer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marduk (3112) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 31, 2015
330ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Slightly hazy amber color. Small size, white head, stays. Mild pine, citrus, hops in aroma. Watery hoppy brew. I’ve had that one before. Or tens of beers similar to that. Not interested.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (9749) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 30, 2015
330ml bottle (Cambridge Wine Merchants, Cambridge)
Stinky rough aroma, some mouldiness, earthy and dirty hops. Pale, hazy, brief frothy head. Bland watery palate, decent carbonation. Some aromatic hops, some bitter hops, some water. No reason for this beer to exist. This is aimed at people who think that "changing it from a bitter to a pale ale" means something. Changed from a fullish flavour pale ale to a watery pale ale with bugger all apart from unbalanced hopping and some minerals, more like. Scroll right past this. Hate the yeast they’ve used here. US05, or worse?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14367) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2015
On tap at What’s Brewing. A clear, golden beer topped by a medium sized white head. Pine cones, some grapefruit peel and a touch of pale malts in the aroma. The flavor has a nice bitterness lasting for a good while, with some pale malts in the back. Grapefruit and green pine cones too. It’s medium bodied and pleasantly carbonated, with a lasting finish. A very refreshing and nice beer, could easily down a few of these every now and then. 141101

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (3550) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JAN 27, 2015
Can. Hazy gold pour with lacy, tenacious white head. Aroma is dank, nice and hoppy, tons of weed, light pine, catty, citrus, really dank. Taste is hoppy, not really bitter but again quite dank, weedy, herbal and leafy bitterness, very light maltiness. Palate is light, slightly oily, nice body, good carbonation. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DroolYeast (314) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Tap @ Basement Beer Bar in Aalborg. Aroma of fresh citrus, piny hops - Smells bitter! Almost clear yellow with small white head. Tiny lasting. Heavy bitterness, moderate sweetness. Medium body, oily texture, lively carbonation, dry and bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2391) - GERMANY - JAN 23, 2015
0,33 l can from Biervana hay, grass, spruce, citrus, pale, cloudy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2165) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 19, 2015
Seminhazy yellow body, white head. Aroma has some sweet toasty malt, fruity hops, bit crispy notes. Flavour is light caramel and hoppiness mixed in nice way. Light tastem but nice session IPA.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
slawek (233) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 15, 2015
Can. Yellow, hazy with big but big bubbled head. Aroma: almost nothing some resin, some white fruits. Taste: Dry with low bitterness. Flavor of lychee with some grapefruit. Such light beer sould be very drinkable and refreshing, but it is not. I am quite dissapointed, buying US beers in Poland is nonsense if the beer is not ment for long aging. Edit: oh, this beer is english.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36563) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2015

Draught @ Beavertown Brewery Tap Room - [ during RBESG14 ], Unit 17-18, Lockwood Industrial Park, Mill Mead Road, Tottenham, Greater London England N17 9QP.

[ As Beavertown Neck Oil ].
ABV: 4.3%. Unclear light medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, fruity hops. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity hops, grapefruit - pine, minerals. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140809]


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