Chapel Down Winery
Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Premium Lager
Tenterden, England
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (43166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, sweet malt, green grass, silage, grass. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, green grass. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120506]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (39608) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light cornish. Bitter, toasted malty and light cornish. Bitter and light citrusy. Grassy and bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (33792) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2014
Bottled. A golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of lemons, hops, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (24607) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 6, 2012
Bottled. Golden colour, nice white head. Aroma is bready, grainy, mildly rubbery notes. Flavour is bready, grassy and some slight toasted notes. Mild floral hopping. Quite grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21228) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2012
7th April 2012
ChrisOs Easter Tasting. Pale gold beer - clear. Short bubbly white head. Light dry palate. Smooth pale malt. Mild citrus. Like the feel of the champagne yeast in this one - comes over as a lager. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (20430) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2012
Bottle at chrisOs ... as lager beer ...golden yellow ...thin white head ...dusty lager nose... soft and dusty grassy lager ... ok for what it is

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (17802) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2013
UPDATED: APR 15, 2013 Bottle at home in London. Pours clear, bright gold with a creamy, white froth. Some funky citrus fruits in the nose, pale biscuity malts. Light sweet flavor, some mis-placed funkiness, mango, lemon, light grass. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Funky tang to finish, some juicy citrus fruits. Odd. Not sure if this is totally intentional. As it is, not awesome. (2.9)Bottle at a ChrisO tasting - London. Pours clear, light yellow with a fine, white film for a head. Grain, corn and hay comprise the aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor with sugar, dough and faint grassy bitterness. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Light sweetness to finish with mild doughy bread and hay. A weak effort here. (2.9)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16849) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2012
Bottle at Chriso Easter Tasting 2012. clear gold lasting white head. Citrus hop aroma. Good soft mouth. Good orange flavour. I liked it. Good citrus lager

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (16693) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle @ Zentraleuropäischer Wahnsinn. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - earthy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 300513

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16389) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle. It pours a clear, pale golden, almost yellow, body under a small, dense, white head leaving some lacings. The aroma is rather fruity, oranges, canned tropical fruits, some grass and pale malts and a faint peppery touch. It’s medium bodied and smooth on the palate, perhaps a bit too smooth, with flavors of oranges, pine cones, pineapple, peaches and some pale malts, grass and freshly ground black pepper. I’d like a tad more bitterness, but I’m not complaining. Perhaps a bit sweet too, especially in the end, but some more bitterness would even that out. Or, preferrably, let the bitterness be more evident than the sweetness. Quite a lot of sweetness to in the finish. The price for this beer is ridiculous in Norway, but besides that it’s definitely a nice one. Think I’ll get a few more bottles of this. 130918

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