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

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 (15319) - 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 (5816) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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 mouthfeel’s light-medium. Overall nice work.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Keg Half Pint at White Horse American Beer Festival 2012, Parsons Green, London in July 2012 - Orangey Gold in colour. Very Fruity; lemon and grapefruit citrus, tropical fruits. Hoppy; piney resinous hops. Malty; balancing malt backbone. Bitter citrus fruity and very dry throughout. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (1104) - FINLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle 50cl from AbM @ home. Pours hazy orange with a white head. Citrus and orange aroma. Bitter, citrus and pine in the flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ComradeK (1071) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a hazy medium gold, with a large off-white head, which lasts reasonably well, and leaves decent lacing. Pineapple, resin and grapefruit hops mix with caramel malt to create the aroma. Peppery and resin hops up front lead into smooth, slightly sweet caramel in the mid-palate. Spicy and grapefruit hops give it a nicely bitter finish. A pleasant pale ale indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6777) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours amber, nose is light zesty fruit,taste is dry and fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3739) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear amber, thin off-white head, grapefruit and pine aroma, very good lacing, very hoppy with a strong grapefruit flavour, prolonged bitter citrus finish, oily feel, good carbonation

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7876) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Orange-golden,mbubbly head. Hazy. Orange,mpeach, biscuit nose, Amarillo? Very hoppy, citrus, orange, peaches, grass, pine, earth. Bready malts. Well done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 12, 2011
Cask@Southampton Arms, London. Amber colour with a mediumsized slightly off-white foamy head, that leaves some lace. Aroma is fruity hoppy, wooden and a bit malty as well. Flavour is citrus, some slight tropical fruits, mild biscuity and bready notes finishing in a bitter fruity and wooden way along with some toffee as well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2012
Long lasting white head with good lacing. Dry, hoppy flavour with fruit flavour and a caramel aftertaste.


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