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Hop Monster Freak Show


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Formerly brewed at George’s / Hop Monster
Style: Bitter
Southend-on-Sea, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Occasional.
Note: This is the original Freak Show, brewed with Amarillo hops. Subsequent gyles have used different hops, specified on the pump clips.
Burnished copper colour that is full of malt and complex hop flavour. Brewed with craziest hops we can get our hands on each gyle with every different gyle using the new hop on block.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Cask and Barrel Southside, 26 West Preston Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9PZ.

[ As Hop Monster Freak Show #4 (Dana Hop) ].
ABV: 4.2%. Clear medium to dark brown amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, nutty, caramel, moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dusty, nutty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20120421]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheCametron (2347) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 23, 2011
Cask at Malt and Hops. Pours pale gold with white head. Mild hoppiness. A little tangy in it’s sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4445) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 23, 2011
Cask @ Alloa Real Ale Festival 2011. Amber colour, off-white head. Nose is hoppy, fruity, bit of citrus. Flavour is light caramel malts, light hoppy. Slightly bitter and dry finish.

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