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J.W. Lees Vulcan Wheat Beer

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Formerly brewed at J.W. Lees
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Middleton, England

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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special - 2004.
A sparklingly clear wheat beer with a light, clean taste and a hint of spice. A contribution from every barrel sold will be donated to the 'Vulcan to the sky appeal' which strives to preserve the last air-worthy vulcan bomer (built just down the road from greengate brewery).


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Golden Pheasant, Plumley 23/01/2004 Clear golden coloured slightly pale and hoppy. Some wheat flavour. Crisp bitter lasting finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2004
One of the best beers Lees have made in a long time, vaguely in the style of a German Kristal. Produced to raise funds to restore a classic deltawing bomber built in Manchester this is a pale beer with the typical Lees nose but with added wheatiness. A strongly flavoured palate with wheat, grain, bitterness and “Lees-ness” before the complex and very moreish finish. Superb and different, very good for a British wheat beer. (cask in Golden Pheasant, Plumley)


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