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Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: American Pale Ale
Bristol, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cask, Keg & Bottle conditioned; Regular.

US Style pale ale. Very distinctive pale ale that we have hopped continuously throughout the boil.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (659) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2013
Pours slightly hazy orange with slightly foamy head. In the aroma floral & citrus hops, orange peel & mango, with mild biscuit, stale bread malt character, Well balanced bitterness but lacking a bit of character.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (2019) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle at home. Earthy floral hop nose. Light golden yellow colour. Persistent white loose head. Flavour is nutty malt and rounded earthy floral hop. Very drinkable. Soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1177) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2013
Earthy hops balanced by a sweet finish, decent beer but I found it just a touch cloying.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 11, 2013
Cask Real Ale tastede at Gallows Bird RAF. Malty nose. Pale thin head. Golden color. Malty and hoppy taste. At the end hoppy bitterness. Too hoppy for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2013
500ml bottle. Mid-clouded orange gold with a whipped egg white top. Fruit Salad chew, melon, Feta and lime peel aroma. Monkey nut, dunked biscuit and almond maltiness lurking beneath slightly sharp limey hop and bristling leafiness. Lean and balanced.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RexTalionis (2141) - FINLAND - JAN 26, 2013
Cask at Gallows Bird real ale festival. Amber, thin off-white head. Some floral notes and hints of malts in aroma. Dry, like biting into a piece of wood. at first. Cardboard. Didn’t work for me.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hermod (2813) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2013
Cask @ Gallows bird. Clear copper, white head. Biscuity,fruity, toffeeish aroma. Fruity, leathery, nutty flavor. Light bodied. Bitter, light hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6110) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2013
Cask at the Gallows Bird XVI Real Ale Festival, Espoo, Finland. Clear deep golden colour with almost no head. Window cleaner, floral hops and... hmm... Not much more really. Flavour is sweet hoppy with lots of dryness... that's a bit strange. Hoppy. Thin. One dimensional. Drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4277) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2013
(Cask at Gallows Bird Real Ale Festival ’13) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head small and white. Aroma had fruitiness, sweetness and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A good but a bit unbalanced beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3077) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2013
Cask @ Gallows Bird Real Ale Festival 2013

Pours clear dark orange with a bubbly head. Aroma of grassy hops, hints of malts and fruits. Taste is smooth with hints of grassy hops, grapefruit, lemon and fruity notes. Finish is slightly hoppy with hints of lemon, sweetness and fruits. Okay, quite balanced and hoppy APA.


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