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Coastal Hop Monster

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Brewed by Coastal
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Redruth, England

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Cask, Occasional;


2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
undercurrent25 (1428) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Gravity tap at Northwich Beer Festival 2013, An avaerage tasting bitter with a dry cerealy character and not that hoppy

4.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pompomx (2) - Lancashire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013 does not count
very hoppy and very tasty. when im at a beer festival i like to try everything at least once. but this was a rare one where i tried it several times.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Dispensary, 87 Renshaw Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England L1 2SP.

Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, toasted, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, citrus, grapefruit. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, hop bitter, fruity hops, grass. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120117]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20618) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, caramelly and rather grassy. Flavour is much the same in a nice balance. Quite bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mr_h (2930) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2012
Cask by handpump at Three Judges, Glasgow (9 Feb 12) - very slightly hazy amber ale with pleasant citrus hop aroma, tropical fruits initially with a prolonged bitter aftertasted

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6379) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Robin Hood, Bristol 18/02/2012. Amber with a slight white head. As other have noted, hops were not evident here. Sulphury aroma with a touch of fruit. Flavour of sweetish malts, with a yeasty, stoned fruits edge and bitter finish. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2012
On cask at Bar Fringe. Pours a blonde colour with a thin white head. Aroma of apple, pineapple, yeast and caramel. Yeast flavour is quite prominent with caramel and biscuity malt and a dry finish. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2011
Cask Conditioned Handpump Wig & Pen Northampton. A light golden beer with a white head and lace. Not a hop monster at all. Little by way of aroma; just a touch of fart. Yeasty in the mouth with a tiny lemony bite. Ordinary. The second beer called Hop Monster I’ve drank in four days. The one brewed by The Brew Company was far far better.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4025) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 23, 2010
Cask @ Bon Accord. Unclear golden colour, white head. Aroma is slight malted, a bit of ash. Flavour is malted, ash, little hoppy. Fairly bitter and dry, but not really a hop monster. Enjoyable anyway.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2010
Cask Stillage from the Festival Bar at the Bhurtpore Inn, Aston 10/07/2010 (As Hop Monster Extra) Hop aroma. Golden coloured hazy in appearance hoppy and fruity with a hint of dryness and bitterness in a grainy finish.


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