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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: American Pale Ale
Kendal, England

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A pale ale brewed with 100% New Zealand hops to celebrate our 1000th brew here in Staveley, by our resident Kiwi, Matt Clarke.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3310) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2012
Orange golden colour, little white head. Aroma with pronounced NZ hops, fruity Sauvignon blanc wine, grapefruit, lychee, floral hop tones. Light sweet malty flavour, fruity bitter hops. Very pronounced hops. Light to medium body. Long hoppy finish, quite floral. Nice!
(From cask @ ACBF 2012)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2014
On cask at the Beer Hall. Appearance - golden with a slight haze and a nice head. Nose - intense mango and grapefruit. Taste - loads more grapefruit with a touch of that sweet mango. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - the finish is almost too dry but still retains decent balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3232) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear golden ale, bubbly white head, fruity hop aroma, grapefruit flavour, good body, good temperature, strong citrus aftertaste

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2012
In bottle, thanks Matt. Pours a lovely golden colour with a thick and rocky beige head. Great kiwi hop aroma of passion fruit and pineapple with similar resinous flavours. Well balanced alcohol with moderate carbonation. Just a little CO2 prickle and an oily mouth-feel. Very nice with lingering pine and passion fruit flavours.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2950) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours deep gold with a medium head. Aroma is mango and peach hops. Taste is very bitter, piney hop on the finish. Mango on the aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2012
Cask @ 5th ACBF 2012. A clear golden colored beer, with a white head, big bubbels. The aroma of fruits like citrus, flowery with notes of hop. The taste is dry bitter, sweet notes, fruits like citrus. The aftertaste is also sweet with hop bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenH (2737) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2012
Bottle. Pale golden with white head. Thick aroma, pineapple, gooseberry, mango, grapefruit, bubblegum, banana, slight clash of notes. Taste has quite resinous hops, gooseberry. Slightly oily with a clean slightly bitter finish. Some very nice elements but a bit odd for me

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2728) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Pale golden with tropical fruit flavours, orange marmalade and bitter pine on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2446) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2014
500ml bottle served in a small tulip. Appearance: Clear amber like a lager. Pungent herbal hoppy aroma. Moderately bitter as expected. Grapefruit and herbal flavor Precisely carbonated medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Piney slightly catty aromas. Pours very bright yellow gold. Piney catty hops with hints of tropical fruits. Finishes light & dry. I like it and would like to try it cask conditioned.


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