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Brewed by Dark Star
Style: American Pale Ale
Horsham, England

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of Centennial, Liberty, Cascade, and Citra aroma hops by the sack full – then dry hopped during conditioning using our ‘Hoptimizer’ (Industrial sized hookah).


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, apricot. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120504]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35959) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2014
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is smooth fruity and mild peachy. Smooth fruity, solid malty and caramelish. Bitter and slight herbal dry. Bitter far finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (30687) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2014
Bottled. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, alcohol, and ove ripe fruits, leading to a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (22854) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, mild honey and nectar with some quite dry grassy notes as well. Flavour is wooden, rather sweet nectary and fruity hops along with a big grassy bitter bite. Pleasant and very nicely balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (21410) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2012
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear golden. Rich aroma of grapefruit and mango. Medium bodied with firm moiuthfeel. Mid sweet with intense flavours from tropical fruit hops. Long bitter finish. Really good!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19479) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2012
Cask gravity @ Battersea BF 2012. Pours a clear golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2012
20th February 2012
On tap at CP&K. Light haze on this gold beer. Little white head. Light crisp palate. Trace of creamy malt. Mild tropical fruits with tinned peaches most noticeable. Nice contrast of bitterness at the end. Minerally crisp finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (17632) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2012
keg at the bow ... pale golden yellow ... thin white head ... sweet grassy zezty lemon hop nose ... little too cold ... definitly too fizzy ... soft orange ... quite bitter and astringent in lingerm

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15314) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2012
At Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club Dover. Gold clear lasting white head. Choc full of hops. Lots if hops. Is it better than Jaipur? Not quite. Bit too syrupy on the alcohol bit too aggressive on the dry hopping. Good but not quite Jaipur

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14997) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, grass, straw, malt and has a nice bitter finish.


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