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Camden Town Pale Ale (Bottled)

Brewed by Camden Town
Style: American Pale Ale
Camden, England


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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Camden Pale Ale Style: American-style Pale Ale ABV: 4.0% IBU: 40 Malt: Pale Ale, Cara, Munich and Wheat Hops: Cascade, Columbus, Amarillo, Centennial, Simcoe, Calypso and Citra (BOOM!) Available: 30 litre kegs and 330ml bottles The story: Inspired by outrageously hop-heavy American craft brews, we wanted to brew one of our own, only at a lower, massively-drinkable ABV. It’s our UK spin on an American classic. The taste: Punchy American hops throw out a big aroma of grapefruit, orange and tropical fruit. It’s a bright orange-gold colour. The body is subtle and clean and a golden platter for carrying the hops. The bitterness rolls in and then ends dry, making you thirsty for another gulp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (523) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2016
330ml bottle. Clear golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma: malt, floral hops, grapefruit, orange zest. Taste: citrus, fruity, pale bready malts, floral, orange zest, tropical fruit. Light body, moderate bitterness, smooth but thinnish oily texture. Nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jasonbenali (123) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2016
Pours tellow with medium carbonation and a fluffy white head. Aroma is nice with the Citra dominant. Light bready malts, lemon, pineapple and hint of herbs. Taste is underwhelming and very thin with a slightly unpleasant bitter finish. Had low expectations for this and was pleasantly surprised by the aroma and then disappointed by the taste. That said, could sink a few of these on a hot day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (6148) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle from Angelica cons 2016-08-13 Göteborg AR: apricots, pine AP: wee hazy golden, froth white head F: apricots, pine, citrus, dry, lemon zest

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (17912) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2016
Bottle at Gatwick Airport, London. Clear pale golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Bready hop aroma, citrus, caramel, some apples. Fruity bready flavor, grapes, hay, cardboard notes. Surprisingly boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
borre_m (1284) - NORWAY - JUL 30, 2016
Pours clear golden. Aroma is slightly hoppy, taste is light and clean. Slight hop, ut too light for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (724) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2016
I think "boom" is going a bit far. Hops are a bit subdued but add citrus to what is a malt led APA. Amber, clear, decent head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (5642) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle at Heathrow. Clear golden orange. Frothy white head. Pine hops and tropical fruity hops. Bit of sweetness up front with a nice dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (567) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle, 330ml. A golden colour with a small white head. A floral hop aroma. Flavour is more floral hops, some sweetness, a little malt in the finish. Moderate carbonation. I like this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
murran (545) - - MAY 21, 2016
Pours an amber body with a thin head. Plain hoppy aroma. Taste is nice and hoppy with a well balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ipabr (137) - Somerset, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2016
It smells like it might be nice, a touch of fruits. Tastes like a watered down good beer mixed with lager and topped with sparkling water. A watery texture. Probably make a good shandy.

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