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Style: Amber Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cascade, Amarillo, Chinook.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
STEVIE_NIX (35) - - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle from cotteridge wines. Damn, another great beer from these dudes! Pours light copper with a thin head. Aroma is fruity hops. Taste is pure American hops, and feels like a fair amount of them. Lots of pineapple and grapefruit coming through with a fair bitter wack. Low carb and quite light but man it packs a punch in the mouth. Very nice.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (7963) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
1/3 pint measure from cask at the brewpub. Hazy apricot coloured body. Crocheted lacing from a film type layer. Aromas of pale malts and dried fruits. Spiced fruity taste together with earthy malts and herbal hops. Rounded spiced bitter ending. Medium bodied. Likable (Hackey, London 13.07.2014).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8102) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Gravity dispense at Pigs Ear ’13, 03/12/13. Lightly hazed dark amber with a moderate beige swirl and edgeing. Nose is earthy hops, biscuit malt, toffee, faint tropical fruits. Taste comprises dank hops, bitter grapefruit, toffee fudge, mineral bite, earthy tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sweetish closure with grassy bitterness. Nice drop.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1659) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2013
Pigs Ear 2014 - 03/12/13. Thanks to Colin. Pours an amber colour (!). Toffee and orange aroma. Medium body. It’s tangerine and toffee leading to a fairly dry bitter grapefruit finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

[ Trade by Madmitch76 ]. Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grass, dusty hops, orange - citrus, light grapefruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, dusty, hoppy, dry grass. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131011]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10842) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - peach and grapefruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 111013

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is peachy, light grapefruity. Light greasy. Smooth fruity, light bitter and citrusy. Bitter and smooth fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10875) - DENMARK - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle, 4.6%. Slightly hazy golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, citrus, grapefruit and pine. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, hop, citrus, grapefruit, pine, little sweet and medium bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel, grass, hops, flowers and has a nice bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13575) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle at The Bottle Shop Canterbury. Too earthy but hoppy as hell. Good beer. Eartjy dirty hop good mouthfeel and bitterness on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (4230) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured an orange amber with a thin white head. The aroma is rich malty and hoppy. The flavour is rich hoppy, liqourice, spicy and with loads of pepper on the palate. A super beer that tastes a little more like a DIPA.


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