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Kent Brewers Reserve

Brewed by Kent
Style: American Pale Ale
West Malling, England


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Special - December 2012.
A strong hop flavour of citrus and resin balanced with a delicate malt bill to emphasise the depth of the aroma.
Also available dry-hopped for even more great hop aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12093) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2015
Cask at CBC Clerko, 24/04/15. Clear golden with a decent off white cap that retains well. Nose is citric peel, orange, toasted malt, straw, lemon zest. Taste comprises light pine, orange pith, apricot, grassy notes, earthy hop. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying close with peppery hop bitterness. Decent hoppy number, in the APA category - hop presence & ABV stronger than that your typical golden blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (727) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 29, 2014
Cask at the Hope, Carshalton. Pours light golden with a thin white head. Citrus aroma with pine. Bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2014
Cask at CBC Brixton. Clear golden with a small white head. Sweet fruity and light piney hops in the nose, probalbly American hops. Taste is sweet citrusy, some pine, light malt. Light body, slightly tery texture, refreshing medium dry, bitter finish, albeit rather short. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (5476) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Cask @ Grove inn, Huddersfield. Mid-yellow with a frothy head. Has a high bitterness and hoppy character with plenty of fruit to be enjoyed in aroma and taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6844) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2013
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London, 20 Nov 2013) Golden colour with brief, white head. Malty, fruity nose with tropical fruit, honey, grass and bready malt. Malty, fruity taste with notes of honey, citrus, apricots, grassy hops, a solid malt structure and a generous spicy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Well made and quite tasty. Nice one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14850) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
Cask gravity at Firkin Ale House Folkestone. Pale gold lasting white head. Bit of rubbery hop on aroma. It’s ok in mouth and finish but rubbery hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2013
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Islington N1. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6199) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2013
August 22, 2013 - hand-pull cask at Craft Co (Brixton). Clear bright refractive yellow, solid mottled off-white lasting head. Aroma is nice and subtle/smooth - light noble bitterness and cereal grain, a little gluten/wheat gumminess; taste is very pungently grassy, bordering on herbal, and very grabby - seems like it has more alcohol than it does, quite demanding, in a good way. Average body, almost massively astringent and bitter, mild carbonation and a very very long bitter almost carbonized finish. Gooood!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ 29th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2012, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, cat piss. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, soft malt, hoppy, citrus, cat piss. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20121204]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 10, 2013
cask at Reading ... golden yellow ... zezty sherbert lemon nose ... soft fruits ... juicy lemon ... clean and fresh ... easy zezty lemon ... drry fruits loads fo lemon

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