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

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RATINGS: 95   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13708) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2011
Cask handpull at Craft Beer Co. Gold lasting thick cream head. Its decent. Good hops good condition. Some decent bitterness. A little watery

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4596) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2011
Copper color, gloriously creamy looking white head. Really excellent appearance. The nose is mostly juicy hops, grapefruit etc. The taste light sweet. Pleasant bready malts present. The mouthfeels light-medium. Overall nice work.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14281) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
cask at reading ... amber... thin white head ... zezty fruit nose ... light dry fruit ... soft fruits... quite dry linger ... soft zezt ...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (835) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MalcolmTucker (740) - SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Cask at Caley Sample Rooms. Very bitter with the priminent US hop flavour. Im not sure that this style of beer works on cask - Id prefer this colder and with some more carbo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (5799) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerd16 (194) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2013
Fresh Mango and tropical fruits on the nose. Replicated in taste - but fleeting. Immediately devoured by a rather astringent and lasting bitterness, building long after. Mouth-feel is a little watery. Not particularly well-rounded but bold tasting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 6, 2013
500ml bottle at home. Hazy orange yellow pour. Massive white head, high carbonation. Tropical fruit and grapefruit aromas. Taste has a decent bitterness, but the palate is a tad thin. Good though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Cask at Barley Mo. It pours clear deep amber with a medium beige head. The nose is caramel, toast and candied peel, stewed orange. The taste is soft, caramel, orange, mandarine, apricot, marmalade, with a bitter-sweet finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Smooth and quaffable. Pretty tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy golden with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 280214


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