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Brewed by By The Horns
Style: Wheat Ale
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled; Regular. Also available occasionally in cask.

Style: Pale Wheat Bottle abv: 4.7%
Available: 330ml bottles, and the occasional 9 gallon cask on request

A stylish and indulgent contemporary creation. A wealth of ideas and techniques have been poured into the making of beer. It has influences from traditional and new world brewing, with a nicely balanced rich body cut with notions of citrus and a development of spice. A more-ish beer full of character and zest. This is the Horns respectfully doffing our caps, to both the classic European and New World brewing techniques.

NOTE: Shortly to be replaced by a new version at 4.0% and with a very different recipe. Please do NOT entere ratings for that beer here - add as a new beer instead.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Hazy golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is wheat, quite zesty and a bit tropical fruity notes with mild yeastyness. Flavour is rather similar in a nice balance, mild-not-too-sweet toffeeish notes are also lurking in there. Balanced and pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Southampton Arms London 08/09/12. A very hazy yellow coloured beer with a whitish head and lacing. A zesty wheaty aroma and taste. A decent body. Good flavours in this. Tasty and surpassed my expectations.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (10782) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle. thanks bigbro
Pours light hazy yellow with a small, frothy, white head. Aroma is sweet, light citrus, some wheat, banana, light grainy. Lowish carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has grainy wheat, grassy, citrus. Lingering bitterness. Quite easily drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (8603) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2012
Gravicask (PBBF2012, Tuesday)
6 Slightly peachy perfumed aroma. Peaches and cream.
4 Rich peachy colour, tiny head, lots of lacing.
6 Perhaps too peachy - again, peaches and cream
4 Full and smooth. Nice hoppy fruity finish - a good bite.
13- Quirky and curious, but I do like it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1177) - London via, WALES - MAR 15, 2013
Nov 2012 - unexpected flavour - sour, medicinal, enduring chemical flavour - antiseptic?, bit of lemon and spice. I’ve never had a wheat beer that tastes like this before. Not my cup of tea.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2201) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 28, 2013
Bottle 0.33l at home via alesbymail. Colour is hazy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours. Wheat, spices, fruits and some hints of yeast. Quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7000) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2012
Cask at the Southampton Arms, Kentish Town - 20/04/12. Hazy golden with a small white head. Wheat and citrus nose which also lends to the taste with a touch of spice in there allied to yeast. Medium bodied, dry finish - ok.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4176) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2013
Cask@The Criterion, Leicester. Golden beer with a good head. The aroma is fruity with some dryness, and the flavour is fruity with some sourness and bitterness. Overall a good beer for an English wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2084) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2012
On gravity at the brewery open day. Cloudy gold, Faint lactic tang with a hint of peach on the nose, relatively light bodied with lemony yeast on the palate and a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13185) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2012
bottle at home ... thanks to the dynamic duo ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft dull orange nose ... soft fruits ... light dull fruits ...


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