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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: American Pale Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered
Wild River is a double-hopped pale ale, inspired by some of the finest craft brewers from the USA, bursting with citrus hop flavours. Brewed to 4.5% ABV, the beer uses some of the best known hop varieties from the West Coast of the US — Liberty, Willamette, Cascade and Chinook.


3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanVah (183) - SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2014
På fat @ Queens Head. Bärnstensfärgad vätska. Doftar svagt av säd. Smakar syrligt och sött.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omikr0n (790) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden with white head that disappeared quite quickly. Aroma is hops, grass, citrus fruits, hint of malt and honey. Taste is bitter with hops, grass. A bit watery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jonb5 (406) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Pint served in shaker, initial haze cleared, bronze, clear, small head, moderate retention, no bubbles. S: Earthy sour fruity aroma pointed to use of the Fuggles hop, mild citrus suggested a Cascade style hop. T: Citrus fruits, predominantly grapefruit, wheat, some sweetness which was balanced out by an earthy bitter finish. M: Very smooth, low carbonation, nice texture, went down well without it being sticky. O: A sessionable summery beer, good addition to the Fuller’s range. Not too strong with decent depth.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HammerTroll (685) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 29, 2014
Pale yellow color, big white head. Hoppy aroma. Fruity and piney. Watery. Nice bitter taste, but fades away very quickly. Thin body, average carbonation. Bitter finish. Weak for an APA, but not that bad in overall.
(Pivoljub 0,5l bottle)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (707) - CROATIA - AUG 25, 2014
Clear golden color, big creamy white head with good retention. Lots of lacing. Light to medium body, average carbonation. Aroma of grapefruit, mango, flowers. Light sweet, light bitter taste. Slightly dry. Very thin and watery, but good enough and very easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madquacker (1062) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2014
Massive over flowing head exploded onto the floor. Light looking and fiz and citrus with tart notes. Note like an American Pale Ale. But quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2402) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2014
Druaght @ Folkis. Straight forward hoppy stuff with heavy notes of pine needles and grass. Dry and bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielyabu (1331) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - AUG 7, 2014
average frothy white head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. clear sparkling thin yellow body. aroma: caramel, moderate hoppy, flowers. if: moderate sweet light bitter. ff: light sweet heavy bitter; long duration. palate: medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. Saboroso dulçor frutado, lembrando pera. Amargor lupulado e depois gredoso. Toques metalizados no paladar. 60 s

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nightswimming (19) - TURKEY - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle at the United pub in Istanbul. Appearance is a little ordinary but fresh citrus aroma promises a good ale. Sweet notes of rose syrup but the keyword for this beer is wonderful "bitterness". A long bitter finish, a real wild river! Cool...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (4991) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from Asda in Eastbourne. Pours out in a clear golden-amber colour with low head and medium body, Wonderful aroma of fresh hops, vanilla and spruce. Taste of bitter hops, flowers, herbs, mild spices, citrus, thyme and roses. Bitter and thin finish. Not a bad one, but not their best either.


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