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Houston A.P.A.

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Brewed by Houston
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Johnstone, Scotland

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3485) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Cask at GBBF. Pale orange, still, clear, small bubbly white head. Aroma is pithy citrus and caramel. Body is medium to light, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is citrus, soft biscuity malts, light bitterness. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14389) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015, day 1 - London. Pours crystal clear yellow with a creamy white head. Overripe citrus fruits in the aroma, some pale grains. Light-medium sweet flavor with light perfume, hay, lemon zest, pale bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Nicely balanced to finish, with more pale bread and citrus, light grainy pale bread. Nice stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (9382) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. It pours clear golden with a medium white head. The nose is sweet, doughy, fresh, lemon parfait, straw, cereal and light sherbet. The taste is smooth, bready malt, cereal, straw, light pepper and lemon rind with a dry finish. Medium body and fine, foamy carbonation. Simple and easy-going. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (14380) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
At Great British Beer Festival 2015, Day 1. Clear golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Hoppy caramel aroma, grassy citrus, floral, herbal notes. Hoppy citrus flavor, grapes, herbal notes, caramel and grass.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12870) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2015
Cask at GBBF ’15, day 1, 11/08/15. Clear light golden with moderate off white spotting. Nose is melon, straw, grassy, tangerine. Taste comprises citric sherbets, melon, orange pith, straw. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close. OK offering for the ABV, more GB than bitter for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
11th August 2015
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Clear gold beer, few white bubbles. Palate is light and semi dry with modest fine carbonation. Smooth pale malts, fairly sweet. Sweetish and tangy orange marmalade. Little lemon. Light finish. Not bad at all.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7874) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Bright gold. Nice lemony nose, grassy, leafy too, glowing gold, lace. Tart hops, nice citrus, lemon, crackers. Crisp and nice. Smooth full body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36046) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2015
From cask. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity, slight herbal. Bitter, crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity. Bitter and medium dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (5829) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask gravity at GBBF 2015 day 1. Golden yellow coloured pour with a halo of a white head. Aroma is leafy grassy hop pale grainy. Flavour is composed kg faint lemon citrus, floral, base grains, tangy, berry. Palate is medium light, refreshing, grainy, moderate cask condition. Meh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (6777) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Cask at SRAF. Pours golden yellow, nose is light fruit, taste is light lemon, toffee.


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