Howling Hops Pale Ale
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Brewed by Howling Hops
Style: American Pale Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Microbrewed underground in Hackney with water malt yeast & hops.

Skinnyviking's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7231) - Copenhagen, - JUL 25, 2013
Draught. High creamyt lasting white head. Hazy orange body. Mild honey malt caramel aroma. Oranges lemon flavor with a nice hops bitterness. High carbonation. Long light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenclansman (875) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - DEC 2, 2014
From cask. Its been a while since I had this one so I dont really remember its characteristics. I was not blown away but it was a very fresh and nice beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (2032) - WALES - AUG 17, 2013
LCBF. Yellow/orange, minimal bubbly head. Smells slightly tart, lemon, caramel. Body is light to medium, and carbonation is the same. Taste - lemon, soft bitterness, slightly tart, caramel, bit watery. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robbgg (33) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2013
Hazy amber with citrus and pine aroma. Huge grapefruit taste with some tropical fruit. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9930) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2013
Cask at the Cock Tavern, 30/03/13. Hazed pale golden with a thin white head that clrs to the edge and forms a film. Nose is hops, pine, tropical fruit notes, grapefruit, mango, fresh and fruity. Taste comprises much the same, bitter grapefruit, fresh juicy mango, light pine, hops, sugards. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitterness in the finish. A cracking APA!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 7, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Cock Tavern, 315 Mare Street, Hackney, Hackney, Greater London, England E8 1EJ.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, fruity, initila vomit - eggy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, grass, citrus, dry, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily and smooth, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120813]
Initial 4-3-6-3-12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4932) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Keg @ The Cock Tavern. I’m rating the Columbus, Citra & Centennial edition. The pour’s a medium gold color with a small head. The nose is lemon squash, sweet peach cobbler dessert, other general citrus fruits. The taste is more lemon peel. Notes of aggressive, funky unwashed armpit. Earthy green hops, light tree bark. Moderately bitter, dry finish. Light body, zippy mouthfeel. Overall, a solid pale ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2012
4th and 6th December 2012
At the Brewpub. Columbus, Citra and Centennial version. Clear gold beer, suddy white head. Light palate, a little dry and crispy. Nice juicy hops with a trace of skunk. Sweet and bitter citrus, lemon, grapefruit and marmalade. A little grass and pine. Semi dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2012
Draft @ Cock Tavern, Hackney E8. Pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2012
Cask at the Cock Tavern, London. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a light, white foam head. Straw nose some perfume, floral notes. Light sweet flavor with lots of strong perfume quality (which seem slightly out of place), flowers, grass, grapefruit. Light bodied with soft, fine carbonation. Faintly sticky finish with light, dry pine, grass, hay, lemon and other citrus. Aside from that perfume edge, this is pretty nice beer.

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