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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2007
Pours a nice orangish/amber, with virtually no head. Nice biscuity malt hints as well as some nice floral hoppy accent as well as a hint of honey. Suprisingly bitter, with just a hint of sweet caramel malt on the front palate, but the hops quickely take over, and give a grapefruit like citrus acidity. Not bad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bkurtz (1018) - PERU - JUL 16, 2007
22 oz bottle. Poured a beautful golden/amber with a small, active head. Aroma of British bitter with citrus, but the taste is smooth and hoppy. Has some sweet malt up front and then hoppy bitterness. I really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
henry3r (586) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - JUL 15, 2007
The 22 ounce bottle poured a beautifully clear reddish amber colored beverage with a modest frothy off-white head that lasted well and left good lacing on the glass. The aroma was less hoppy than I expected but there was a fair amount of citrus hop nose present accompanied by a subtle caramel malt note. The body was medium-full with soft carbonation and a smooth creamy texture. The flavor starts out lightly sweet but quickly turns moderately bitter and remains that way through the medium-long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2007
Bottle. Pours a beautiful cheddar orange with a lively body and a slightly off-white head. Apricot seems to be the dominant aroma in the nose; quite pleasant and light. Flavor is floral apricot with a nice sweet/bitter finish of grapefruit. Nice mouthfeel; flavors are dispersed quite nicely along the tongue. Very enjoyable brew; Iíll buy more of this for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nick76 (4368) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2007
The aroma is quite English with English hops and yeast. The malt character is caramel like and the taste is nutty. The appearance is amber with a decent head. The palate is smooth. Wow a fantastic beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3143) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2007
This is really winner, the hops are more piny and subtle than Amercian styles of this kind. The malts are light and refreshing, crisp tastings with no astringency

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottmc (167) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2007
A fresh hoppy beer that is on the same level as Hazed. The head is a little darker and the hops present give it that earthy smell and flavor. Not a traditional British style IPA or hoppy ale, this has slightly more hops and a better taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2008 Beautiful pour, nice head. Strong fruity aroma. Real hoppy, no doubt about it. Not sure how much "British-style" this is, but itís good. Finishes well, and the mouthfeel is great. Itís seasonal, grab it soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2007
Poured a clear yellow color with a white head. Had some lacing, and has hints of sweet hops, spices, and flowers. Finished light bodied with a dry sweet hop taste on the tongue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (13735) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 29, 2007
Bracing floral hop aroma. Tickles the palate. Coppery amber color with a massive frothy head that laces. Medium bodied; light carbonation. Like it were bottle conditioned, mate. Light caramel malt sweetness, balanced by fruit and flowers. A bit gummy sweetness as the finish approached. The finish is very florally flavored and balanced. It is really very good. Mild and flavorful. Great.

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