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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A medium-bodied, unfiltered, English-style pale ale with subtle hoppiness and a smooth malty flavor that has made it our flagship product.


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2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
radarsock (944) - Vermont, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Ick. I’m surprised by Ipswich; this is indeed a bad beer. Pours orange. Thick off-white head. Smells and tastes of eggs, cabbage, plastic, heat, and Bible paper. Vegetables and soy by swallow. Fuck this.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2014
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2014. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head.Has a ffruity malty weak citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity dry hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity dry hoppy bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear deep golden beer with a small offwhite had. Fruity floral aroma, caramel, hay, raisins, floral, some pepper. Fruity hoppy flavor, grass and hay, floral, grapes, some citrus.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4142) - Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Backlog rating on 8-17-2012 (Bottle) This beer has a medium sized off-white head that mostly diminishes, golden hazy body, fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is caramel malt and grassy hops. The flavor is lightly bitter, caramel malt, semi-sweet, and grassy hops. The mouthfeel is smooth and this beer is light-medium bodied. This beer is quaffable with the malt upfront and the hops taking a backseat.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Desverger (2157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2014
Cask@GBBF 2014, London (13/08/2014) - pours amber colour with white head. Toasty malty aroma and taste, caramel, some citrus fruits. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 4, 2014
"Fruity hops blend with ample biscuit and Carmel malts on the nose and flavor. Better than average for a style I’m not usually crazy about, but not worth going out of your way for."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
13th August 2014
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Almost clear amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and light and semi dry. Good fine carbonation. Decent malts, litte caramel. Light tangerine and orange before a light dry.and crisp finish. Nice condition.and pretty drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1923) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Gravity at GBBF 2014. Poured a clear amber, with a dense white head and good lacing. Aroma of raisins, sweet fruits and hay. Straw and grassy hops in the flavour, with some melon fruity sweetness. Finish was quite sweet; lots of caramel and mango.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
planky84 (2113) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Cask at GBBF, 2014. Gold pour with a white head. Stewed veg aroma, not much nose at all. Flavour is a little better- sweet fruit action. Not one to knock your socks off.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (8535) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Clear orange color, small to average sized white head. Smell and taste malts, a hint of overripe sweet fruits, lightly bitter. Low body, low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13848) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Clear copper lasting white head. Like fresh satsumas. Really giod flavour good condition. Sherbert. Good beer.


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