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By The Horns 6x6 OPA

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Formerly brewed at By The Horns
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special - April 2012. Also available in 330ml bottles.

Style: Pale Ale
Malt: Pale, Munich, Flaked Malted Oats, Flaked Torrified Barley, Amber, Brown
Hops: First Gold, Galena, Fuggles, Pioneer, Cluster, Willamette

This pale ale has it all going on. Named 6x6 because it is made with 6 different malts and hops; and an Oat Pale Ale because it has a good proportion of Malted Oats giving this beer a full body and that distinctive velvet mouth feel.
We haven’t held back with the hops on this one, we have used 3 of our favourite English hops combined with 3 of our favourite US hops.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 30, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, bread notes, moderate hoppy, citrus, resin. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, earthy, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120503]

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1405) - WALES - MAR 15, 2013
Nov 2012 - cold bottle. 6 malts and 6 hops ’oat pale ale’. The most enduring head I’ve ever seen on a beer. Floral smell with a bit of that ’cat urine’ you sometimes get with a PA. Taste is astringent bitterness in the foretaste which lessens. Considering the number of ingredients, the taste is quite one dimensional.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20244) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Hazy golden colour, small beige head. Aroma is "La Rustique" cheese, floral and a bit fruity notes. Flavour is quite nicely balanced of the same.


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