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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: American Pale Ale
Kendal, England

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2012
Cask, Dispensary, Liverpool. Clear amber looks with a nice creamy lingering white head. Great juicy fruit n hop in the nose and flavour. Maybe some notes of kiwi, or did i imagine that ? Great condition, sparkling stuff. Big lingering hop bitter finish. Hugely drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (1898) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (1885) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2011
Cask at Craft Beer Co. Pours pale gold, white foamy head. Nose is big and bold hoppy pale ale. Gooseberry and grapefruit with lime, spice and pinewood. Taste is grapefruit and gooseberry bitter fruit and spicy woody notes. One of the best British versions of a pale ale Ive ever had. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1805) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2014
Cask at Earl of Essex, Islington. Pours a slightly hazy gold with a white head. Aroma is fruity with funky earthy veg. Medium body mild carbonation. It's fusty, grassy, a bit of melon, grapefruit, ash. Nice bitter finish. Slightly unusual, but tasty enough. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 3, 2012
Bottle. Clear, pale goldd with a bubbly white head. Quite an enthralling nose. Interesting hops featuring penny bubble gum and custard. The body is a little watery with little to no malt flavour. The hops are powerful and I was left with a fairly strong bitter finish. Quite nice. The hops were unusual enough to make it interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1677) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2014
330ml bottle from Beermoth. Aroma is pine pot pourri crossed with a fresh flowery summer meadow.. lots of citrus & pine with a resinous aftertaste.. not too full on mind, but a very fresh juicy beer nonetheless.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
worldbeertaste (1653) - AUSTRIA - DEC 9, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2012 Gravity/ - Cloudy gold with a bubbly thick lasting soapy white head. Butterscotch, fruity passionfruit zesty smell. Smooth rich creamy medium oily body. Tropical fruit like papaya and citrus and hoppy bitter. Very enjoyable and would have it again. Delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
In The Macc, Macclesfield. Yellow gold colour with a medium white head. Aroma is hops and citrus, quite nice. Flavour is nice and hoppy, bit of pine, citrus. Quite smooth palate with some hop bitterness in the finish, My missus was a nutter. Bitch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2014
Keg at Tweedies Bar, Grasmere. Murky gold with a thin white head. Big citrus and floral hit with a very dry finish. Loads of hops here but lacked the depth and balance of ghe Hardknot Infra-Red Id had just before, and maybe suffered by comparison. Still decent though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1522) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2014
Cask at the Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Medium white head. Excellent lacing. Pale gold body. Limes, apples, kiwi. Sweetish with some sour notes. Dry finish.


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