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

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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).


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7191) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2012
Keg at Craft Beer Co. It pours clear straw yellow, with a large, fluffy white head. The nose is leafy, grass, floral, lemon and fresh pine. The taste is lemon-lime, resin, hay, pine, leaf, grass, straw and floral, with a bitter-dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Crisp, dry and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17215) - 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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2445) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2012
Keg at bow. Yellow with white head. Pungent hoppy aroma, grapefruit, fruity, slight cheese. Similar taste with a sweet caramel malt backbone. Sweet with a very bitter finish. Pretty good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (1863) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 2, 2012
Keg at The Bow Bar. Pale gold with white head. Great nose. Strikingly not citrus but very hoppy.m tropical notes on the flavour. A hop celebration.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15844) - , 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 (4646) - 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 (2338) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2012
Cask @ Akkurat. Notes of soap, grape and flour. Aroma is sweeter than the taste. Long lasting bitterness. Refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (2223) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2012
Cask at Akkurat. Pours golden with a light white head. Hoppy, smooth and highly drinkable. Bit too soapy

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20842) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5022) - Utah, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Tap at Craft Beer co in London
Appearance: Clear golden with a small white head and some lacing
Aroma and taste of Tropical fruit and citrus
A nice solid APA


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