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Greene King Yardbird (Bottle)

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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Inspired by bold American IPAs and named after the American jazz legend Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker. Full of hops with a lasting fruity flavour.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (8737) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle: Clear, derp golden, mid-sized stable off-white head; nearly moderate dryish herbal to medical nose, malt and fruits-as usual underneath; bitter and slightly sweet flavour, light bodied - absolutely not thin; slightly lingering soft medical bitter finish, balancing malt detectable as expected. Surely not exciting, but pretty decent…

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lusikka (5950) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear golden colour with a small head. Aroma is a bit sweet and British with mild floral notes and some citrus. Flavour of sweet maltiness, floral bitterness, mild piney notes, some soapy citrus and unfortunately cardboard. Light bodied. Not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (5180) - ITALY - JUL 4, 2014
oro intenso buona schiuma piuttosto persistente note agrumate medie lieve metallico amaro mefio biona srcchezza poco corpo

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6493) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2014
330 ml bottle. (K-Citymarket) Tampere, Finland.
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Floral hops, mild bitterness, woody dryness and malt in the aroma. The flavour is paper, dryness, pencil, mild bitterness, hops and some malt. Quite ordinary English Pale Ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geiserich (3275) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle: Sweetish malty aroma, unusual notes of sweets, light fruitiness. Flavor is also malty, sweetish, hoppy, grassy, pine, citrus peel bitterness. Unbalanced with some strange notes and more malty then hoppy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (687) - USA - JUN 22, 2014
Drunk from 0,5 cl bottle bought in wakefield. Hoppy imperial pale ale style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (2854) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Golden, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel - light toffee, light floral fruitiness, light grassy hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel - light toffee with light floral fruitiness, light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, some caramel and light fruitiness with light grassy hoppyness. Caramel sweetish golden ale. Too sweet for me (also I could do without that floral fruitiness).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (3558) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2014
Classic one with some spices, bit of hops and some fruits. Easily to drink but definitely watery in the end. With more abv this one would be a bomb.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (3560) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a clear golden colour with low steady head and flat body. Aroma of spruce and hops. Spicy. Taste of hops, nuts, flowers, spruce, pine, spices and citrus. Easy drinkable and refreshing. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobroman (382) - Torun, POLAND - JUN 16, 2014
Not very intensive fruity aroma. Small head disappearing to thin layer. Clear light amber body. Good malty base with noticeable bitterness. Long harsh bitter aftertase.


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