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

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3144) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours amber, nose is light zesty fruit,taste is dry and fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3143) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 27, 2011
Factoberfest 2011 .A good example of a new world pale ale this beer was pithy, resinous and clean with a floral aroma. The beer really benefitted from its 60 minutes continual hopping with centennial, cascade and amarillo,

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2805) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Cask at the Beacon Hotel, Sedgley. Pours brown with a small head. Aroma is mango, pineapple, lemonade and bread. Taste has bread to start and a faint mango finish. Lingering bitter aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2710) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle from McHughes. Appearance: Slightly cloudy, vibrant orange, thick off white head. Aroma: Sweet hops, nice pine notes, floral, citrus notes, smells great. Flavour: Citrus bitterness, mango, lots of pine, resin, good amount of malt, really flavourful, well balanced, smashing long bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2622) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2012
Cask at Pigs Ears, Richmond upon Thames. Copper coloured with a thin head and a very faint haze, good hoppy grapefruit and toffee aroma, sharp fruit, nuts and biscuity malt in the body, then a refreshing dry spicy finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RexTalionis (2590) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawthorne00 (2505) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2014
Amber with a large white head that lasts well. Aroma of pineapple, mandarins, lime leaf, grapefruit, pine needles. Medium carbonation, creamy texture. Juicy and fruity but not very sweet. Hay and a mixture tropical and citrus fruit, pine creeps up towards a fairly bitter and dryish finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2439) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2276) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head that quickly diminishes. Aroma is mainly fresh hops with notes of citrus and resins. Flavor has a decent bitterness, very fruity, notes of citrus, tangerina and grapefruit. The final has a decent bitterness with a dry sensation on palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2243) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2012
(cask@Rake Bar’s Bristol Beer Festival) Pours amber, thick white head and good lacing. Caramel malt and citrus hop balance/blend is good. Not bad.


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