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College Green Headless Dog

Brewed by Hilden
Style: Amber Ale
Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland


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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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A bright amber ale, smooth initially with a slight hint of the Munich malt coming through from the grist. This is complemented well by the stronger refreshing taste from this well hopped beer. Named after the unusual mural of a headless dog at the front door to the brewery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BBHansen (191) - Køge, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014
bottle @ ireland. Appearance: pours pale golden with good white foam and some lacing. aroma/taste: barley, grass, grape and some floral notes. palette: medium carbonation, light to medium body, some caramel sweetness, medium bitterness, average duration and a watery texture. Overall: average pale ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2148) - SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2014
500ml bottle, branded as Hilden Headless Dog. Pours a clear pale gold, with a white head. Hoppy, fruity aroma, caramel, malt, citrus. Dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Hoppy, spicy taste, quite herbal and floral, malt, caramel, citrus peel, grass. Refreshing. (2014-07-24)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hayduke (3503) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle from Haskies in Belfast. Poured a bright clear amber color with a white head. Nose of caramel malts and floral hops. Medium i body. Smooth mouth feel Flavor is floral and cirrus hops. Light bitter finish. Very nice drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1621) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Pours a clear amber color with white head. Nice caramel malts on the nose, with some slight grass and citrus notes; follows onto the palate. Finishes clean and crisp. Very smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dervock (513) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle - pours golden with a white head. Leather, Malt aroma. Mellow with a hint of dryness into the finish. Medium palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (1875) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle asda 4.2% just called Hilden headless dog now, merged college green beers. Golden colour ok white head lacing. Aroma is fruity malts. Taste is same nice sweetness slight hoppy bitterness. Medium body. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jow (2321) - New York, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s tasting. Pours golden amber with faint floral nose. tastes of English hops, hay, corn, pine sol, some flowers. watery and dry. not much here but a wonderful Northern Ireland tick

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
italianjohn (2397) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Hilden brewing ... Clear to hazy amber golden pour with a thin white head .... Aroma of light citrusy (orange/lemon) hops and sweet malts, grainy and cereal ..... Taste is of caramel malts, grainy and cereal with a light citrusy (orange/lemon) hop bite. .... Very simple and sessionable

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuu666 (4015) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale golden, nose is sweet toffee, floral, taste is dry, toffee, ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (740) - SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle from Belfast a clear amber ale with light biscuit and hop aroma taste is sweet malt biscuit base with notes of orange peel and lemon hops provide a sharp counter ballance overall slightly sweet with a moderate bitter finish a very pleasant bitter

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