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Brewed by Black Hole
Style: Wheat Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A pale wheat beer, Milky Way is brewed using Mount Hood and Styrian Golding hops which provide a bitter sweet finish to this strong ale.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4176) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2007
Cask@Nottingham Beer Festival 2007. Golden beer with a light aroma and a syrupy, rich, vinous and dry flavour. Overall an average beer that is quite strong.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7799) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2007
Cask, Nottingham Fest 07. Golden with a small head. Aromas are sweet pear and apricot with some floral hops. Flavours are brown sugar and earthy pear with sweet citrus fruit. OK, but too sweet for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2007
Cask gravity at Nottingham BF 2007. Gold with thin white head. Incredibly smooth. Doesn’t taste of 6%. Some nice citrusy fruits, some hop sting on end. Like Summer Lightning used to be. Good condition fruits are like pink grapefruit, very fleshy. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7029) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2007
Cask at Smithfest, Smithfield pub, Derby, 08-09-07 Poured a mid gold colour, with some floral notes on the aroma. Tasted honey sweet, but with floral flavour occasionally poking through, finishes bitter but sweetness is always present and sweeps over each mouthful. Whilst described as a wheat in the programme it didn’t instantly feel like one, but a good beer nonetheless.


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