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Brewed by Cheddar
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Cheddar, England
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2010
Cloudy golden with a medium off white head. Malty nose with caramel and hoppy hints. Hoppy flavor with malt, caramel and fruity hints. Finished dry and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31485) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild yeasty and crisp citrusy hoppy. Sweet fruity, light malt base. Lingering citrusy fruity and sweet into a slight bitter finish. Nice one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29486) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
Bottled bought at GBBF 2010. A dark golden beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of spices, malt, and sour vommit. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, elderflowers, spices, and caramel, leading to a dry roasted finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours a clear deep golden with a huge and frothy off-white head leaving quite some lacework. Typical British hops in the nose. Light body, very smooth mouthfeel, sweet fruit and a little licorice. Quite some bitterness in the finish. A decent drinker though. 100910

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5387) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2010
500ml Bottle - Amber with lively carbonation and a foamy head. Gassy aroma with hints of grapefruit. Hoppy taste with tangy grapefruit, malt and a fresh and bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tkrjukoff (4082) - SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2010
Pours clear amber with small off white head, nice lacing. Acidy, caramel, fruity and malty aroma. Bitter-sweet citric, slightly acidy flavor. Acidy crisp on palate. Finishes with a big tart-bitter hoppy aftertaste. Really nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2010
Bottle.Golden with a small head. Hoppy with some citrus flavours floating around. Bitter finish. Quite pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6255) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2010
Medium offwhite head. Amber body. Vague floral fruity aroma with citric notes. Dry-sweetish mango and citrus taste with malty notes. Soft, smooth mouthfeel. Fullish body. Dry citric floral aftertaste with grassy strawy notes. Toffee, alcohol and perfume can also be made out. Decent, but weird, and not entirely successful. (0.5l bottle, RealAle.com.)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johninmelb (1126) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2010
Aroma is slightly musty with some citrus. Pours pale copper / deep gold with a thin head. Flavour is slightly cloying with a thin mouthfeel. On the plus side there is plenty of good bitterness and some underpinning hoppy grapefruit and resin. All told a passable if workmanlike proper IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (2579) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2010
Gravity at London Drinker beer festival 2010. Tawny with a thin head, a fresh orangey grassy nose, the taste is nutty, orangey & malty to start with, then very dry-bitter with a long dry-bitter finish. Very nice, though it is lacking balance.


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