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Brewed by Blue Monkey
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Nottingham, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Generous quantities of our favourite hops (centennial, citra and amarillo) fused together to create a deliciously Ho, Ho, Hoppy IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
citrus, pale, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, just a average attempt at Christmas beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18996) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
14th December 2014
Bright clear gold beer, thin white head. Palate is smooth and semi dry with very fine carbonation. Very light and clean pale malts. Hops are a well balanced smooth citrus, tangy orange with a trace of lemon. Mild peel. Light finish. Easy drinking but could have and maybe should have punched harder with that hop profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (2863) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle from Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Clear golden colour. Filmy, white head. Lemon, grapefruit zestiness. Unfortunately, some fusty, wet cardboard too. Taste is mango sweet to start, then a bitterness that stays an age. Not quite right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (6063) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2013
500ml Bottle - Golden in colour. Grapefruit and lemon in the aroma. Hoppy and fairly bitter taste with notes of grapefruit, tea and lemon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8980) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle. Golden with an off white head. Aromas are grapefruit and white grape with oak barrel. Mineral notes with yeast. Light floral pine with hints of pineapple. Flavours are sweet pineapple with woody pine and bittersweet grapefruit. Orange and lemon with biscuit, honey and citrus rind. Dry and bitter to finish. Not festive but still good.

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