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Introducing Cold Hop British-style ale, a unique ale with a rich golden hue, and the 7th release in our Looking Glass Series of specialty beers. Cold Hop's pleasantly fruity, floral hop aroma and earthy flavor perfectly balance the mild sweetness of the English grains, resulting in a refreshing yet high-gravity British-Style ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2013
From tasting notes. Bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy dark orange with a small, off-white head. Aromas of citrus and pine hops, caramel and a touch of tropical fruits. Nice citrus and pine hop flavor partially balanced with some sweet caramel notes. More citrus/pine hops and sweet caramel in the finish with some added tropical fruit notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Backlog rating, picked this one up in Cleveland several years ago. Hazy deep gold pour with a nicely fluffy, elegant carbonation to it. Soft toffee malts along with Fuggles and shit in the nose. Beefed up, imperial bitter perhaps as a style? Certainly is aggressively hopped, which complements the nice bready malts quite nicely, giving this one a crisp, almost sessionable quality.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricyclist (659) - Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Nitro sample pour. pours a golden/light amber hue with a light fluffed head. Nose is very light, citrus notes of sweet orange and grapefruit. Flavor is similar, only much more intense. Grassy notes all over with orange up front and grapefruit as well. Quite drinkable. Nitro provides a different texture, but still smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsmitty80 (1791) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Nitrous pour. Nice calm pour with a froathy head. Smooth hop flavor and easy on the palate. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1519) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Nitro draft at the Khyber Pass. Slightly hazy honey brown amber with a thick tight white head. Strong dry floral notes overtaking a subdued honey sweetness. Dandelion. Lavender. Meyer lemons. Straw. Green bananas. Body is a bit watery. Absence of dark malt flavors makes this an interesting E.S.A..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5013) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Sampled at Bearden Beer Market. Hazy golden orange, tight white head. Smells like citrus and rich toffee. Taste is a bit vegetal, with nice woodsy hops and a solid caramel base.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (3530) - Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2012
On draft at the brass tap, pours an amber color, aromas of light citrus, and malt. Flavors are the same, light bitter aftertaste, decent beer, light on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjuf1853 (1227) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Draft at Trinity Brass Tap. Pours a mostly clear copper color with a white head. Excellent residual lacing along the glass. Slightly off yet good aroma of hops. Flavor is very nice. Good bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scarletfire65 (905) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Bomber. Aroma is very flowery, pineapple, and caramel. Moderately sweet up front, flavors of tropical fruit, caramel, citrusy hops, with a crisp and abrupt finish. Nicely balanced and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerKurve (483) - - MAY 10, 2012
Fruity-Tangy Grapefruit and citrus notes followed by a malty and subtle citrus hops flavor.A bit heavy in the body with a slight carbonated kick. It’s a simple yet good tasting IPA.

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