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

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RATINGS: 100   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5064) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 4, 2014
Bottle. Hazy orange golden color with thick off-white head. Nice citrus hoppy bitter aroma. Solid malty base with nice portion of citrus hops. Long hoppy bitter finish. Tasty.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martinrumsam (541) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Cask nice deep Amber with thick white head. Classic hoppy aroma of pine and grapefruit with some malty caramel nice hoppy flavour with enough malt to balance it. Full mouthfeel and low carbonation. Loved it

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1474) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2011
Cask at CPK, Pimlico on 18th May 2011. Slightly hazy amber with thin partly lacing yellowy-white head. Fruity aroma. Richly hoppy in-mouth - grapefruit and floral hops rounded by a broad and rich mal. As liquid drains, a sharp hop note returns paving the way for a delectable clean hoppy aftertaste. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (7674) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2011
Cask, handpump at The Live & Let Live, Cambridge, 03.06.11 Pours mid amber with a white head leaving a light filminess across the top of the beer. Fruity and with a goodly dose of hops on the nose and soft pithy grapefruit and in the mouth with a juicy refreshing grapefruit bite. A great beer to try alongside the Oakham Scarlet Macaw and whilst I preferred the latter I think that this would be easier to drink a session of, very good beer. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov16 3.9

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2724) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (1785) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 4, 2014
Bottle at Behind the hills beer tasting 2014. Pours amber color, white head. Aroma is hoppy, grapefruit, lemon, wheat, bit sweet. Taste is hoppy, grapefruit, lemon, wheat. Hoppy finish, nice one.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1268) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Cask at the Lyric. Deepish amber colour, thin head. An aggressively hoppy ale. Pine and grapefruit citrus, bitter, long finish. The malts are just enough to hold it, but still a hop forward beer. Holds a lot of flavour for the abv, which is to be applauded, and this is very refreshing and moreish. A very good effort.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3236) - 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,

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8311) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2011
Cask, The Pub, Leicester. Amber gold with an off-white foam. Aromas are caramel and toffee with leafy, green hops and clean, woody yet soft pine. Floral with spiced oranges and fruit tea. Biscuit with mellow grapefruit. Flavours are caramel and biscuit with mellow lemon and pithy grapefruit. Woody and leafy with herbal aspects. Quite green and spicy with grapefruit bitterness and a dry finish. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brief_smile (110) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2012
Pint @ Colston Yard, Bristol. Golden amber, creamy head. Mango, orange and bitter lemon on the nose. Nice dry zingy bitterness in the finish.


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