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

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6151) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2011
Cask-conditioned at the Colston Yard, Bristol 15/05/2011. Pale amber with a decent white head. Big hoppy aroma of grapefruit, oranges and pine resin. Flavour was also dominated by citrus fruits and pine, with a touch of sweetish malt providing some balance, before a very bitter finish with accompanying pine. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6044) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2011
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London, 19 May 2011) Amber colour with foamy, off-white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with grapefruit, orange peel and generous doses of fresh hops. Fruity, hoppy taste with notes of grapefruit, pine needles, orange peel and lots of fresh hops in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness, fairly bitter. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6000) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (5904) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Pours hazy copper color with a medium sized head. Aroma of mandarin, some tangy citrus fruits, pine needles, hops and caramel notes. Flavor of resiny hops, caramel malts, citrus fruits and mild goose berries on the finish. Mild bitter palate. Decent but a bit boring.
3515

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (5634) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
[10/2/13] Cask at Euston Tap in London. Slightly hazy golden. Hoppy aroma with overripe tropical fruits. Flavor of fruity hops, some citrus and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Good and easy-drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5358) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2013
50cl, new exclusive English brew Anno 2011, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex bitter brew, malty/fruity and slightly bitter/woody, easy to drink, balanced, cloudy, good head, good brew

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5200) - ITALY - JUL 20, 2013
Leggermente ambrata schiuma piuttosto abbondante in po grossolana media persistenza luppolata agrumata buona secchezza ma con una discreta nota maltata buon amaro buona beva

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5095) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Cask (Lady Greys, Newcastle) - Amber in colour. Melon, mango, grapefruit and a hint of glue (!) in the aroma. Hoppy, tangy and fruity taste with melon, grapefruit and pineapple detected.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (4949) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2013
500 ml bottle conditioned, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 4.6%. Hazy deep golden colour, moderate white head. Pleasant aroma of fruity hops, some grainy and dusty notes in the background. The flavour is hoppy. fruity and fairly dry. The finish is medium bitter, dry and woody.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4460) - 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.


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