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Castle Rock Harvest Pale (Bottle)

Castle Rock
Brewed at Marstons (Marstons plc)

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England


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Bottled, Pasteurised; Regular
A pale beer brewed with a gently-kilned malt and an aromatic blend of American hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (3757) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle, gift from Chilly. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma medium malty (caramel) and hoppy (floral). Flavor medium sweet, light spicy and bitter. Medium body. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
christhoel (113) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2014
pale, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, just another average blonde ale don’t know how it became a champion beer of britain in 2010 strong hoppy taste. chinook hops used

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1410) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Appearance: Dark amber, clear. Some white head.
Aroma: Hops, cereal. Slight fruit?
Taste: Hops, grass, cereal. Honey. Sweetness.
Bought: Beers of Europe, 500 ml, £2.19
Info: 13/9-2014, 66/300M, BB: 17/2-2015

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (4314) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Sainsburys, Folkestone shared with McTapps. Fine one with a decent hoppy start and a decent mild bitter ending. Simple one with a bit of rye, some grass and hay. Drinkable, easy going piwo with a touch of straw towards the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (4314) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Sainsburys in Folkestone. Pours out in a clear golden colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and straw. Taste of mild hops, straw, grass, mild citrus fruits and pears. Easy drinkable and refreshing. A solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godfather50 (56) - SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Surprised at how good this beer is. Definite American style to the hopping over what I guess is English pale malt. Quite bitter result but clean and zingy. Get a bit of floral but orange blossom and back to my regular marmalade analogy. This time fine cut from Waitrose. It’s a classy beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (4152) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle. Kept in my dark cellar after buying but as it’s in a clear bottle it may have been affected on its supermarket shelf and came out tasting malty and skunky and a touch soapy. Golden, next to no head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9109) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle at home prior to Sunday lunch, cheers to Shane, 23/02/14. Lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is floral, straw, melon, almond, orange, bread dough. Taste comprises floral hop, melon, lemon rind, bread dough, perfumed notes. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Ok GB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1504) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle Morrisons. Amber colour halo whit head. Aroma is slight citrus and malts. Taste is citrus spice malts. Medium thin body medium carbonation. Standard stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (2930) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2013
500ml bottle from Robbies Drams, Ayr - clear straw coloured, big foamy off-white head, pale malty aroma, very poor lacing, sweet, malty, metallic, sweet cloying finish

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