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Howling Hops English Light Ale

Formerly brewed at Howling Hops
Style: English Pale Ale
Hackney, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Admiral, First Gold, Brambling Cross hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
Half, cask ale at the Cock Tavern. Good lacing to the upper part of the mug. Tiny layer at the top of clear golden body. Aroma of lemony hops and earthy malts. Mild jam-like taste of apricot, orange and grainy malts. Nice dry bitter citrus peels to the ending. Easy to drink and to like (Hackney London 13.07.2014).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2014
Cask. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity weak peachy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrTipple (3586) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Aroma: quite malty, bread, hints of caramel, some tropical fruits. Appearance: light clear gold, small head. Taste: light bitter and sweet. Palate: dough, bit weird, grassy bitter finish, light carbonation. Overall: mixed bag - decent aroma but bit weird on the palate. Pint at the Cock Tavern, London.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2014 Light bready malt, pronounced bitter edge, honey-wheat aroma, melon rind. Lovely golden straw colour. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2419) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2013
Gravity at Pigs Ear Beer Fest 2013. 04/12/13. Pours a gold colour with a white head. Aroma is honey, lemon and a light sweetness. Light body, mild carbonation. Honey, lemon and breadiness. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2013
Cask at Pigs Ear 2013. Clear gold lasting white head. Simple light some hop. Some biscuit. Can’t complain. Easy drinking but well made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2013
Gravity dispense at Pigs Ear ’13, 03/12/13. Clear golden with a moderate off white head. Nose is light tropical fruits, earthy hops, orange, touch of caramel. Taste comprises bread dough, biscuit malt, orange pith, light earthy hop presence, mineral bite. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, tangy fruit bitterness in the finale. Ok stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Cask @ The Cock Tavern. Light gold pour with a small head. The nose is light lemon drizzle cake, a bit of unwashed armpit. The taste is sweet peach, summer fruit salad. Apricot and honeyed pears. Light citrus bite on the finish. Pleasant, easy drinking stuff. A nice golden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2013
Cask at the Cock Tavern, London. Pours clear, light gold with a fine, white foam head. Nice toasted straw aroma, some grain and pale malts. Light to medium sweet flavor, toasted grain and hay, light leaves, ripe orange. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry, toasted grass bitter finish, further grains, pale malts, mellow leaves. Clean and dry. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2012
6th December 2012
At the Brewpub with ChrisO, Emma and Simon. Almost clear gold beer. Residual white head. Light dry palate with mild fine carbonation. Mild marmalade hops with a little fresh and bitter grapefruit. Dry finish. Bitter grapefruit aftertaste. Decent if a bit dry.

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