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Kelham Island Pale Rider

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Brewed by Kelham Island
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Sheffield, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. Was also contract brewed at Ridleys under the name Pale Island.
A well-balanced, strong, fruity, full-drinking pale ale, flavoured with North American hops.
Supreme Champion Beer of Britain 2004.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (5538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2015
Cask at cloisters. Pours clear golden, nose is sweaty, toffee, taste is dry, sweet toffee, light fruit

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
SilverfoX (562) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2015
smells like rotting seaweed, pale gold in colour with no head, has a weird flavour. just weird like. rank.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (878) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2015
500 ml bottle from Beer central, Sheffield. Clear amber with white head. Smells is malty with floral and earthy hops. Taste is malt forward with bitter citrus zest, pine and floral finish. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
antatevens (1) - - FEB 7, 2015 does not count
Really enjoyable refreshing ale. Crisp fresh smell and light clear colour invites you to try. Not as hoppy as some pale ales but you still get a lovely hoppy flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (471) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2014
From the barrel at Victoria Inn beer festival Rugby, clear golden with thin bubble head, clean crisp very drinkable. Good pale ale

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3015) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2014
with yves at his home 500ml bottle gold blond-colored body with a white head and a spicy hop malt aroma a spicy malt hops bitter taste with a bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1929) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Cask. Light hazy copper with a medium sized good lacing white head. Sweet tropical fruits; persimmon, lychee, peach. Some oranges, grain, crackers. Medium body, light sweet and medium bitter with a long light dry finish. Soft and tropical.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tayll85 (14) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Drinking at the CAMRA 2014 Great British Beer Festival. Cask. Nice drinkable ale. Would have another.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (6740) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Cask - Pale malts and sweetness. Clear gold with a bubbly head. Light bitterness and grains. Bitterness makes it nice, but otherwise very basic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3483) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2014
Clear gold, white head. Malty aroma, green twigs, caramel, light straw. Malty aroma, quite bitter, straw. Rather light body, bitter hops, malts, hint of butter.
(draught -cask- @ Craft Beer Islington)


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