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Grain India Pale Ale

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Brewed by Grain
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Harleston, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled (cold-filtered).
A traditional strong and hoppy Indian pale ale, brewed with the finest English Maris Otter pale ale malt to give a full-bodied malty chracter.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2015
Cask at the Old Nun’s Head - Nunhead, London. Pours clear gold with a frothy white head. The nose holds jammy citrus, light berries, pale bread. Medium sweet flavor with light minerality, rich bread, more jammy fruits, marmalade, light pine. Medium bodied with fine carbonation; fair condition. Moderately resinous on the finish, with light alcohol warmth, more sticky citrus. So so overall. A throw-back IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4461) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2015
Bottles from Coppers, Newcastle and Bakers & Larners, Holt, Norfolk. Bright golden coloured with a citrus and floral fruity flavour, peppery hops followed by a dry, fruity pine and slight woody finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4758) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Cask, hand-pulled, State Bar, grassy, grapefruit aroma, golden amber, thin bubbly off-white head, intermittent lacing, fruity, grapefruit, sweet, viscous, fruity, citrus finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6362) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Cask at GBBF. Dark amber, still, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is resin, toffee, pithy citrus fruits. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is grassy, citrus, a little salty towards the finish. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (789) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2015
Draught*, cask at the GBBF 2015 (London Olympia) on 14-Aug-2015. Golden amber colour with a small white head. Medium body and softly carbonated. Aroma of sweet grain, malt, citrus and pine. Flavour of caramel, sweet malt, spices, bitter grapefruit. A nice creamy ale, with a bittersweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9851) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Cask, Peterborough Beer Festival 2015. Golden amber with a thin head. Pineapple and mellow grapefruit with biscuit. Yeasty with mellow oranges and light honeyed sweetness. Woody pine with a peppery finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8009) - ITALY - AUG 22, 2015
on tap leggero ambrato sentore agrumato buon amaro discreta beva buon finale amarognolo corpo medio

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (9268) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at gbbf 2015 day 4. Clear golden coloured pour with a steadfast frothy odd white head. Aroma is fruity berry, medium sweet grains, toffee, candied orange. Flavour is composed of sweet caramel, berry, English hop, orange and grass. Palate is sweet, lowish carbonation, OK cask IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (3207) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle from the brewery. Pours golden with an off white rapidly fading head. The aroma is light citrus. This is a real traditional english IPA. Spicy citrus hops. Clean bitter and crisp. OK for what it is.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
simongladding (10) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Med- low aroma. Head low to start and gone by half way. Pleasingly bitter and lengthy aftertaste. Bottle may have been hanging around in shop for a while


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