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

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   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).


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2571) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Hazy amber good bubbly beige head lacing. Aroma is passion fruit. Taste is great sweet malts good dry bitter hops. Medium body. V good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (1057) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 12, 2014
Keg. Amber pour, minimal head, aroma is malty, quite fruity. Taste is very fruity, lychee and tropical fruit, smooth malty body. Excellent

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sad24 (209) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2014
At pivni in York. A fairly dark ipa with a large groggy head, quite cloudy, very hoppy with a cirusy taste

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (1189) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 21, 2014
Sweet citrus aroma and light amber in colour. Enjoyable hop forward balance with a nice clean finish. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (3659) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Can. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Deep orange. Light haze. Thin, sticky, white head. Nose has jammy, spicy hop. Notes of ripe orange. Hint of woody herb, maybe. Sweet, soft toffee malts behind that. Taste is initially sweet and toffeeish, turning light, fruity, resinous bitter. Smooth mouthfeel. Easy drinking. Shortish, light bitter finish. Nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Don2711 (348) - - MAR 8, 2016
Hazy appearance. Very hoppy aroma and great strength. Nice bite on the palate. Bready citrus taste. All in all very acceptable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (2002) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Cask at the Hope Tap (JDW), Reading. Glowing crystal-clear amber with a thin white head. Tropical notes up front, a friendly warming caramel middle then pine in the mildly bitter finish. A little too much Cascade for my personal preference by the finish, but there’s no denying that this is a very tasty and well-balanced brew and well worthy of it’s high score on this site. Had it just after the very good and quite similar Hilden Mill Street, and this was just a little step ahead on all counts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20710) - , 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (5677) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2012
Cask at the William Webb Ellis (JDW), Twickenham. Pale amber with a tight white head; aroma of apricot jam; starts with some fresh leafy hops, then a honeyed fruity sweetness, then the hops kick back in again with a sustained, prickly, drying finish. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2723) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2012
Cask @ Akkurat. Notes of soap, grape and flour. Aroma is sweeter than the taste. Long lasting bitterness. Refreshing.


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