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Curious Brew Lager Beer

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Chapel Down Winery
Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Premium Lager
Tenterden, England
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 330ml bottles (not bottle conditioned).
Brewed in England with precision and passion to create a uniquely satisfying, drier, cleaner, fresher, lager beer. We use East Anglian malt, Saaz and Cascade hops, then re-ferment using Champagne yeast before adding a "dosage" of the rare and fragrant Nelson Sauvin hop, before cold filtering this unpasturised beer into bottle.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (333) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2016
33cl bottle. Pale yellow colour with a small white head. Aroma is pale malts and light hops, floral. Flavour of pale malts, hops, some sweetness, slightly floral. Really smooth and refreshing lager, one of the best I’ve had.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilkTork (5498) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2016
330ml brown bottle, filtered, from Waitrose. Soft lager with some soft sweet fruit notes. Pleasant aroma. There’s some attractive qualities about this craft lager, but nothing significant enough to make me buy it again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Juha (71) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2016
Small glass at The Open Arms in East Grinstead (their house lager). Aroma sweetish citrus and tropcal fruits. Taste is grapefruity and tropical, some hoppy bitterness. Very clever and sophisticated lager, could be slightly crisper and dryer but the Cascade and NS hops make it very interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (1957) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle at Artisan Tap, Bedford. Mid-gold with a big white head. Lots of carbonation. Floral and light vinous scent, with grass and candy sugar. Wow, really nice and unexpected. Taste is less impressive, a simple sweetness with only a hint of tempering bitterness. For a lager, this is excellent although it would struggle to hold its own among ’proper’ beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NallePalle (416) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2015
Bottle, 33 cl, Crown Rivers, Heathrow Terminal 5. Nice, refreshing lager, not too much carbonation, non-artificial sweetness that adds character. Would try again!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (3787) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bjammin, cheers Ben. Golden beer with small head. Aroma is floral and light hop. Taste is floral, light malts and some sweetness. Decent.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
s_hartshorne (2571) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to bjaming. Golden thin head. Pale malts some yeast aroma taste same floral and swetness. Ok carbonation. Decent lager.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JameGoatman (2) - Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015 does not count
Very refreshing, ideal for a warm summers evening. Certainly carries a distinct aftertaste compared to other lagers. Reminds me of Kasteel Kru.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cokemonkey11 (348) - - SEP 7, 2015
33cl, brown bottle, scotch Hop. Pours medium golden and transparent with a medium to small white head subsiding slowly. Scent is light soapy notes and medium flowers and sweetness. Taste is medium cereal malts and slightly sour and bitter. Interesting. Fizzy. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mt_hall (181) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Bottled. Clear gold with a small off-white head. Floral, elderflower aroma with biscuit and yeast too. Vinous, elderflower flavours. Sweeter (and better) than a typical lager. Very soft, fine carbonation and a very clean finish.


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