Brewed by Hambleton
Style: Specialty Grain
Ripon, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Bottle: Cold filtered; and Cask: Unfiltered.
Gluten & Wheat Free Ale.
Ingredients: Yorkshire water, Sorghum, Malted Barely, Brewing sugars, Hops.
A tawny beer with aromas of Cascade, Liberty and Challenger hops and specially prepared dark sugars provide full bodied initial sweetness giving way to pronounced fruit and hop character with a strong citrus finish. Thanks to its formulation and a unique filtration method Hambleton Ales’ GFB delivers the full flavour and satisfaction expected from a British beer in a gluten and wheat-free formulation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
renffisch (855) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2010
Nip at GBBF 2010. Amber colour. Smells like sweet wet cardboard and tastes no better. Thin and rubbish. Why bother. Awful

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (11813) - DENMARK - APR 8, 2010
50 cl bottle. Amber body with small white head. Flavour malt, fruit, spices and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
imdownthepub (10878) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2010
Bottled, 500ml from Booths, Poulton, Lancs. Copper with hardly any head. Initially quite, tinny, metallic and sharp, almost rusty. After a while there is some hint of hop, but it never smooths off, tasting quite cheap. Not the best from this brewery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borup (6680) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2009
Bottle. Amber colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of hops and fruit, espically citrus.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7351) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2008 Strange one. Headless red/palate of squash. Aromas of a) an overly sugary, caramel-drenched commercial Flemish sour, b) a beer you opened and drunkenly forgot about, came downstairs and sniffed the following morning before deciding against having a sip (vinegar), and c) feet that haven’t been washed for 6 months (I’d imagine). Flavour strange but better- nothing more unpleasant than your typical caramelly pasteurised supermarket bitter. Actually some half-decent yeasty fruit and sweet Custard Cream maltiness in there. A decent effort, considering.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (37073) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
Bottle 50cl.
Clear medium amber color with a small, virtually none appearance, virtually none lancing, fully diminishing, head. Aroma is moderate fruity sweet, heather honey, light to moderate vinous. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (170508)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Vague aroma with mild hoppy notes. Sweet fruity flavor with caramel, peach and apples. Almost no bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33246) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with an off-white head. Mild citrusy hoppy aroma. Flavour is mild sweet citrus fruity. Very delicate hops flavour with a vague maltbase (obviously) but it seems in balance somehow. Mild sweet finish with a growing dry- and bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - JAN 13, 2008
Bottle.33cl. Aroma like New carstel brown ale, sweet like hell and out off this world full of diacetyl.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (21405) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2007
Bottled. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is sour berries, paper, oranges and hops. Flavour is overly riped fruits, flowery hops, paper and some spices.

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