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Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.

Deliciously fruity, hoppy & refreshing, fantastic summer ale.
A real showcase of the fabulous Soracchi Ace hop, Acer has beautiful aromas of citrus, berries and elderflower, with a very fruity palate and a lovely refreshing citrus aftertaste leaving you wanting more.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2013
That works for me. I quite like Sorachi ace. Soracchi. Chi. My chi. do you hwave chi? Does everyone have chi? Chicken? What is yours. I’d like chickens. Eggs. I like eggs. Current favourite is soft boiled. Why do I bother?

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6208) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2013
500 ml bottle.
Pours a hazy orange golden colour with a white head. Aroma of fresh hops, heavy caramel and some gooseberries. Flavour of fresh floral hops, caramel, honey and gooseberries. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a floral, honey sweet and hoppy finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pudding (177) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2013
500ml bottle. ar: lemon grass. ap: clear, light brown. Minimal head. ta: med-heavy sweetness, med-heavy bitterness. pa: body medium, texture oily carbonation average, finish: lengthy bitterness. Overall: a clean tasting, lemon-flavoured bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2270) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A hazy amber beer with tropical fruit, floral notes, elderflower, vanilla and grapefruit on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (2925) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle at home. Aroma is grassy , zesty lemon hint of earthy. Orange in colour with a slight haze and thin white head. Flavour is big on that signature sorachi ace hop cahracter, which i love. Firm piny bitter finish that lingers in the mouth. medium sweet. caramel malt somewhat balances the bitterness. This is a fantastic session beer packs a huge punch for 3.8%er. Great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Decaf (21) - - DEC 30, 2012
Cask. Pours golden amber with a floral citrus aroma. Light sweetness gives way to medium bitterness. Light body accentuates the hop flavor. Nice long bitter finish. Overall an excellent low-alcohol beer, probably my favorite in the sub-4% range.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JFURYCAT (1079) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Like the refreshing pacific hop flavors but bit too much diacytel for me and columbus bittering hops do not really accentuate the flavor hop that I enjoy. Easy drinker and refreshing beer though. Lawnmower beer for me if this was sent to the States!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2818) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden amber, thin off-white head, minimal flowery hop aroma, oily resin-like malt with a medium citrus finish, slightly over hopped

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6610) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Cask at Euston Tap with Sarah. Pours a clear amber gold with a tan head that lasts throughout the beer and laces. Aroma is mainly earthy grains with a hint of biscuit and grassy hops. Flavor begins with smooth grain with a light grassy hop backing that grows.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3786) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2012
Cask at Euston Tap. The Sorachi Ace is apparent from the get-go: this makes it a coconutty taste, twist milky sweet and nutty. Light, fragrant, easy to drink. It’s a great drop. And oh! I get it - Acer because its Sorachi innit.


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