Brewed by Camerons (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hartlepool, England


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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask & Bottle Conditioned;
Long Leg is a traditional, full flavoured, golden ale exclusively brewed using Fuggle hops, both in the copper and as a late addition to give a distinctive, late copper hop flavour. The name honours the tradition of hop picking on stilts in order to harvest the tall crop.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - AUG 20, 2006
Golden/Amber color,small to nearly no white head.Malty,caramel aroma,maybe even a slight hint of citrus in there as well but it’s kinda faint.Starts off pretty smooth and macroish then does a quick change to grapefruit a bit of pine and hops with a mild bitterness throughout the tasting.As the brew warms up a bit there is a slight caramel taste comes through as well as a bit of some up front sweetness,but turns slightly more bitter in the end.Not a bad brew at all decent enough to try again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2006
very light colored yellow, no visable head. very long and lingering, but light, hop finish. very refreshing. reminds me of a crsip German lager, except this is an English ale. Worth trying again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eve (240) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 15, 2006
Pours clear orange-gold with quickly disappearing head. This smells fresh and sweetly fruity with a delicate flowery hop aroma, very nice. The taste is surprisingly sweet--definitely diacetyl/butterscotch, which I don’t mind so much although it’s a bit strong. Hop presence is forward, obvious. This beer seems precariously balanced...a little too much of everything resulting in a beer that doesn’t quite reach harmony, although it’s certainly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beastiefan2k (2869) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2006
12 oz bottle. Poured a yellowy shade of amber with barely any lacing. Aroma is present, an earthy, toasty, hop aroma. Taste is watery with a bittery hop flavor. Aroma is the best part, otherwise nothing worth drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbill (3574) - Laurel, New York, USA - JUN 11, 2006
12 oz. bottle. Pours a brilliant clear fold with a moderate white head that lasted through the entire glass. Pleasant fruity aroma. A hint of malt in the flavor, but this one is about the hops, which adds a nice fruity flavor along with some bitterness. Very easy to drink and enjoyable to the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - JUN 5, 2006
Bottle. Boy this one is hard to describe. A very complex beer. Aromas of hops and grapefruits. Flavors are very complex. There is malts, a hoppy bitterness, a definite hint of caramel as well as apples. So maybe caramelized apples would come close. The finish then is predominantly bitter. This is a good beer, but hard to put in a category.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tbookman (618) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2006
Pale golden color - slightly hazy. Aroma is citrus/lemon. Flavor is moderately sweet with some hop notes throughout. Finish is a bit sour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ELPADRINO (70) - The Woodlands, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2006 Pours gold with quarter inch head. Aroma is full of hops. Taste is bitter all the way through. Strong hops is the only flavor I can discern. Not my favorite type of beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2006
Clear pale yellow with a foamy white head. Notes of malt, hops, and honey. Medium body but watery feel. Slightly sweet flavor but very underwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElGaucho (2308) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2006
Bottle at Beer on the Pier, Chicago brought by Shelton Bros. Buttery aroma with could mean good, could mean bad. Small, white head. Excellent lace. Dry. Has some bitterness. Similar in mouthfeel to Pilsner Urquell, but of course, just not as good.

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