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Hop Back Odyssey

Hop Back Odyssey
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Brewed by Hop Back
Style: Bitter
Salisbury, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular.
A full-bodied balance of maltiness, gentle coffee notes and smooth, slightly sweet flavours builds to a clean bitterness with hints of marmalade.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2594) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2010
Cask at Ascot Festival 2010. Good amber copper colour with a thin white head. The aroma is plenty of light hops and light malt, the taste is smooth with plenty of fruit and light roasted malt with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ The New Wheatsheaf, 24 Southwark Street, Greater London, England SE1 1TY.

Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, light apple, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, apple, sour malt notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100730]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (10003) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2009
On cask. Poured a copper amber with a small white head. Aroma had strong malt notes with an undertone of citrus hops. Flavor began malty with cereal and bread notes but finished with a bit of a malty kick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2009
A Mes rate. Cask at the Market Porter.
Copper coloured with a thin offf white head. Wheaty straw aroma with some faint hops that are pleasant enough. Flavour is almost identical. Typically uneventful English banter. My god we drink some boring beers over here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3756) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2009
Cask. Clear amber of color with an offwhite head. A malty aroma with noyrs of hops and bisquit. A crispy and malty flavor with noyes bisquit, hops and bread.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2009
Cask at Charlies, Cph. Clear golden - white head. Aroma: Wet dog. Taste: Sweetness, ashtray, fruity, honey, light bitterness. Plain & wierd.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NosirIwont (2352) - Frederikssund, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2009
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Pours a clear, golden amber with a small white head. Sweet malty aroma. Notes of sweet fruits/honey. Hops. Hoppy flavour with a kind of malty backbone. Dry hoppy finish with a lingering bitterness. Hay. Malt. Meh. 25-03-09.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40454) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2009
From cask at Charlies. Pours cloudy orange with a small and slight off-white head. Mild fruity and light malty aroma. Bitter and quite fruity flavoured. Light breadish touch. Ends bitter and fruity. Crisp and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - MAR 1, 2009
Cask 0,568l 6,4€ at Gallows Bird 260109 amber dash of malts bit tangy hops. Reasonable session beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2009
Cask at the Hobgoblin, Reading. Amber with a thin white head; hoppy aroma; sweetish taste with honey and toasted nuts and a gentle bitter finish. Light and refreshing.

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