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Humpty Dumpty Cheltenham Flyer

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Brewed by Humpty Dumpty
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Norwich, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
An amber beer with a distinctive hoppy finish.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (3228) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2013
500ml bottle. Minimally cloudy orangey golden colour with huge, frothy, fully lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy and minimally strawy aroma, a fruity touch. Taste is light strawy, grainy, minimally bitter hoppy overtones.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2012
Definite caramel, leading to a very sweet flavor. Hops a present, with light citrus, but not much there. Alright beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (13343) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
28th July 2010
Cloudy gold - brown beer, good white head. Slightly syrupy palate. Semi soft and semi dry. Fairly well balanced. Even malt, some caramel. Orangey hops, medium bitter. Minerals and a touch of spice. Very dry finish, overly so. But not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1712) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 3, 2011
Cask - The Plasterers Arms, Norwich. Poured with a mostly lasting loose, bubbly white head atop a clear light amber body. A nice citric, grassy presence to the beer. Some brown sugar on the aroma. Light to medium body, soft & rounded on the palate with a modest finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2010
Cask Stillage at Edgeley Park, Stockport 04/06/2010 Fruity aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with some alcohol present. A hint of dryness and bitterness in a floral malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4648) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2009
Bottle. Hazy amber with a large, yellowish big-bubbled foam. Citrus and grassy hops together with berries aroma. Berries flavours blending with caramel and a hoppy dryness. Light body. A good hoppy beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
3 UK units bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours cloudy to hazy orange with a diminished off-white head. Citrusy and hoppy aroma. Dense hoppy citrusy and pine flavoured. Light caramel malt presence. Light bitter and light fruity hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9622) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2008
Cask conditioned at The Kings Head, Norwich. Amber with white head. Lightly hopped bitter with a toasty caramel malted body, some sweetness from the malt and a lemony finish.Pretty reasonable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2008
Bottled at Monks Cafe, Stockholm. Pours out in a pale bronze colour with afluffy lasting white foam. Light aroma of lemon-zest, soap and straw. Light-bodied with notes of grass, hay, red berries, lemon and oats. Dryish medium-bitter finish of lemon, dust and cookies.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2008
Cask gravity @ Reading Beer Festival 2008.
Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light malty, toasted, caramel. Flavor is light to moderate sweet with a average to short duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat. (030508)


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