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Cheddar Goat’s Leap

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Brewed by Cheddar
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Cheddar, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Unfiltered; Occasionally Cask (5.5%)
Originally a cask Autumn seasonal.
Goat’s Leap is a contemporary IPA that stays close to the style’s traditional roots. Full-bodied, strong and with a striking bitter finish, it’s a big beer brimming with hop character. Goat’s Leap is brewed using the best quality Maris Otter and Crystal malts and hopped with a blend of English whole hops.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ipabr (118) - Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2016
Smells of metal somehow. Taste is sweet and sticky, reminds me of beer sweets, the ones shaped like pint glasses. Reasonable bitternes. First beer for a couple days and I’ve got another crap looking beer from the supermarket to go, so I haven’t poured it away yet....and away it goes, next!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1813) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
500ml: fucken humongous white creamy head that gushed like a motherfucker above orange liquid: Nose of floral hop spice and quit a malty accent , caramel. It dranks quite tart and acidic, even a little Brett, which could explain the ridiculous head . Fruity in a dried fruit texture , syrup, cherry stone fruit , fatty caramel. This might be infected but I quite like the bombastic character either way.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pudding (227) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
500ml, bottle-conditioned 5.7%abv. Pours mid-amber, with lasting white head. aroma: faint citric hop. taste: medium sweetness, well-balanced hop. Mouthfeel: quite syrupy, some alcohol. Overall: well-crafted fruity beer. Muted flavours, but pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7093) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 26, 2014
Cask at the Post Office Valults, Birmingham. Poured a clear medium amber with a frothy white head with lots of clingy lace. The aroma is malt, light hop. The flavour is moderate bitter witn a smooth rich malty hop bitter palate and a moderate bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (5318) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
Cask during London Vacation. Golden with no head. Aroma malty, aromatic and pear notes. Taste is full, malty, light soap and low bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (21233) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
29th October 2013
Clear amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is minerally crisp. Light creamy malt, a little tangy. Light noble hop bitterness and dried fruits. Semi dry finish. Very English IPA!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (7721) - ITALY - JUL 23, 2013
Ambrata schiuma piuttosto abbondante un po grossolana piuttosto persistente un buon maltato biscotto lieve caramello secchezza media buon amaro asciutto corpo medio

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4595) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2013
Cask by gravity at Larbert Beer Festival - clear golden brown, thin rapidly diminishing white head, no lacing, mild fruity malty aroma, sweet, caramel, fruity, clean finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (13067) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 23, 2013
Gravicask (CWAF2013, Fri)
Lovely gentle, but also full-bodied, fruity, well-hopped bitter. Rich orange, small loose head. Very easy to grink at 5.5%.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2012
Cask handpull, The Wellington, Brum. Lightly misted brass with a good slick foam. Soft pepper, orange peel-like aroma. Creamy mouthfeel; orange mousse, blackcurrant and almond smoothness; late cherry and toffee. Smooth but with boozy orange liqueur undercurrents. OK.


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