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Brewed by Hopdaemon
Style: Bitter
Sittingbourne, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
A refreshing golden session bitter. Gently hopped with Challenger and East Kent Goldings. Citrus hoppy notes with hints of marmalade and a crisp clean finish. Winner, Kent Beer Festival, 2001


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1716) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2009
Cask - The Parrot, Canterbury. A clear, golden orange coloured beer with a small, lasting and lacing white head. The aroma has a pleasant, caramel malt base with fruity, hoppy overtones - slightly lemony, slightly woody. More citrus hops on the tongue build on the caramel malts finishing with a dry and tangy hop note. Medium body, low carbonation, soft mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2009
Cask, The Crown, Nuneaton. Chew of currant, orange and white grape aroma. Brilliant gold with a tenacious fine collar and bags of lace. Rounded, clean and bready with tangy hops ,creamy malt, apricot and cashew. Above average GA.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4200) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2009
Cask at the Three Mariners, Hythe, Kent. AMber with a thin off-white head; honey aroma; complex buttery flavours, with sour fruit, caramel, shortbread and honey; light bitter finish. An interesting beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, moderate hoppy, citrus - lime, grapefruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry hoppy finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (080808)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF08. Hazy golden colour, small white head. OK fruity flavour, quite subtle, some soft fruit notes. Medium bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is nectar and apricot. Flavour is wood, grass and some mild fruits. Aftertaste is dry grass. Mouthdrying.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (6383) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2008
Cask. Low but lasting off-white fluffy head. Clear golden body. Dry barley malt aroma. Distinct and sweet malt flavor with little hops, low carbonation and a short aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet fruity aroma with mild hoppy and caramel notes. Flavor likewise with a bitter end.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2007
This got some good ratings here, but I aint a big fan. Nice and fruity, but a touch bland and tasteless. Not in the same league as other Hopdaemon numbers such as Incubus and Skrimshander.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Phil (175) - Kent, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2007
Great hoopy pale ale - I love this stuff - I just wish it were a tad more bitter like the original ! A great local standard ale!


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