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Caledonian Doc Kennedy’s Lipsmacker Lemon Ale

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Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Fruit Beer
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;
This new, pale beer is guaranteed to be more fun than your usual lemon barley and is brewed with hints of natural lemon, complementing the delicate citric hop and malt flavour.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexanderj (3318) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Back log from Spring of 2011 in Scotland; On tap, poured a golden color with an average head. Aroma and flavor were on the bland side. Some bread and citrus, but a fairly underwhelming beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3908) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
Light and refreshing despite its poor pale appearance, although there’s no real hints of lemon.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2011
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 06/04/2011 Malt and some fruit aroma. Small white head. Golden coloured hoppy and a little fruity with a citrus flavour. Creamy and slightly dry lasting malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15095) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2011
28th March 2011
JDW Fest. Clear gold beer, residual white head. Light crisp palate. Lots of fairly dry pale malt with a nice touch of citrus and just a whisper of lemon. Dry finish. Goes down easy.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2105) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2011
Cask at the Captiol, Forest Hill. Light golden pour with a white head. Subtle lemon nose with hints of peach, caramel and pineapple. Fruity tang. Plenty of lemon flavour in the after-taste. Liquid lemon drops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2011
[Cask at Monk’s Retreat (JDW), Reading] Rich gold with a moderate white head and a slight fizz. A little lemon (although not as dominant as the name implies it should be), some sweetcorn and a clean if rather cardboardy bitterness. OK refresher, if a little thin.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DanielBrown (3819) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2011
Hand pulled at the Figure of Eight, Birmingham. A bit of lemon barley, cardboard and some spring water. Fairly dry and a bit refreshing, but I won’t be rushing back. Felt a bit weird in the mouth. Strange.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2011
The Larry, Nuneaton Lemon squeezed on thistle and oak aroma. Thick oatmeal-and-slate Scottish mouthfeel, TCP dabs, oak, lemon, traces of sappy hop, oak again. Soft, dunked biscuit afters without a dab of butter. Not a note out of place. Could kill this in some quantity. Negligible but in good nick and very pleasant.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tommann (2724) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2011
Cask at the Chequers Inn, JDW, Stourbridge. Pours gold with a small head. Aroma is lemon washing up liquid with some light malt behind. Not much to start with the taste. Thin grassy finish. Certainly not lip smacking.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3288) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2011
Cask @ The Counting House JDW. Strong vegetable aroma. Pale golden colour with a great foamy head. Dry biscuit flavour with a sweet aftertaste. Not getting much fruit here.


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