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

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, riped fruit, light to moderate hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120505]

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6208) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 19, 2013
500 ml bottle.
Pours a slightly hazy golden orange colour with a white small head. Aroma of biscuity malts, strong floral hops, citrus and mango. Flavour of strong floral hops, lemon juice, mango, biscuity malts, grass and dry hay. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a long lingering bitter finish. Refreshing. Great stuff.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (468) - SCOTLAND - APR 13, 2013
Clear amber pint. Hop aroma with a sour fruit edge and flavour is similar with a sharp hop edge on the tongue.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2284) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. A cloudy amber beer with tangerine and orange marmalade flavours followed by bitter grapefruit on the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1502) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2013
cask, Font, Manchester. Floral, hoppy, creamy and beautiful. Way too easy to drink, superbly proportioned, balanced to perfection. An absolute cracker

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (824) - 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 (2930) - 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 (1294) - 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 (7160) - NUNEATON, Top 18, 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.


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