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

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle & Keg: Filtered
Inspired by bold American IPAs and named after the American jazz legend Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker. Full of hops with a lasting fruity flavour. Masses of hop. Tettnang and Willamette give tropical fruit, mango and floral notes with some spicy character. Cascade adds fresh pink grapefruit and Challenger and Pilgrim provide the underlying herbal hop with a touch of orange peel.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sinte (492) - Udine, ITALY - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle 0.33L. Deep golden body with an average, frothy, white head, mostly diminishing with some lacing though; high density of medium-sized bubbles. Moderate-to-heavy hoppy (citrus) and light malty (grains) aroma with notes of fruits (peach). Moderate bitter and light-to-moderate sweet flavour; bitter finish. Light-to-medium body with watery texture; soft carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
sarauckelman (372) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2016
Light yellow/orange, no head. Hoppy aroma. Flavor is remarkably distasteful, full of discordant notes and an underlying musk. Light bodied.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
uckelman (560) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2016
33cl bottle. Pours pale golden, just a ring of head. Grassy hops. Kind of alkaline and chemical rather than fruity. Bit of citrus on the finish. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mircoas (290) - ITALY - JUN 9, 2016
33 cl @ bottle. Anche questa pale Ale della Greene king senza infamia e senza lode.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1575) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2016
Keg at The Cock Inn, Leek (Joule’s) A clear amber colour with a frothy white head. Aroma of caramel, some toffee, slight bready malts, a little wood, grass, and subtle floral hops. Taste of caramel, some toffee, a little chocolate, grass, slight fruit, a hint of wood and subtle floral hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry, grassy, floral hop bitterness in the finish. Even with a decent amount of malty flavour it’s quite dry with prominent grassy tones throughout. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (3841) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2016
Keg @ The Dolphin, Shrewsbury. Pours clear amber, white head. Fairly gassy. Character is of a kegged EPA, light leafy toffee malts, mild bitterness. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
s00sl (226) - - MAY 24, 2016
Well this beer is kinda dull, but after all is very stylish (for me all English Pale Ales are kinda dull). Pleasent ester (fruit/flowers) aroma, low bitterness, good drinkability.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ska (220) - ITALY - MAY 22, 2016
33cl bottle, clear golden color, small white head, malt aroma with grass notes, balanced flavor, light to medium body, finish with some hops, quite basic but drinkable

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlutonowyMan (397) - POLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Kolor bursztynowy, klarowny, piana bia?a, do?? wysoka, o niewielkiej trwa?o?ci. Aromat: s?odowo??, karmel, i cytrusy. Smak: s?odowo, karmelowo, na finiszu cytrusy. Jest lekko i rze?ko. Goryczka intensywna, cytrusowa, d?uga, wysycenie ?rednie w kierunku do wysokiego.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lokis333 (330) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - APR 18, 2016
Deep gold color with very slight off white head. Aromas more on fruity side including hoppy aromas with slight notes of honey. Palate, Medium/full body with hop biting dryish texture and finish. Taste is bit hop bitter. Overall okay, bit bitter and dry but still lacking something. Overall, okay beer. After trying all from this seiries turns out the lager was the best one.


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