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Kent Green Giant

Kent Green Giant
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Brewed by Kent
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
West Malling, England
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask conditioned; Autumn
Green hopped IPA


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (10512) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Draft at Pigs Ear 2013 - London. Pours clear gold with a light, bubbly white head. The nose is all ripe orange and white bread. Light-medium sweet flavor with ripe citrus and bready pale malts. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Lightly alcoholic to finish with dry orange and dry pale malts. OK.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Gravity dispense at Pigs Ear, 05/12/13. Very lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white swirl. Nose is orange, bread dough, caramel streak, citric hops. Taste comprises mandarin, toasted malts, orange, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finale with light hop bitterness. Ok cask IPA, lacks the punch I prefer though.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Islington. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. Not fresh. 061013

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Islington. Small head with short duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (10784) - DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
Cask @ Clear golden with tiny head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel, toasted and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, toasted, hop, little toffee and a little bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16390) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2012
Cask @ 13th Egham Beer Festival. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy weak grassy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grassy flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter grassy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (9991) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2012
Cask conditioned at Egham Beer Fest #13. Hazy gold with slight head. Good crisp body, lightly malty carrying a zingy, hoppy, lemon flavour, bitter with late grapefruit. Lovely beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30713) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012
From cask at Egham 13. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, grapefruity and peachy, light grassy. Bitter, grapefruity and light grassy. Bitter and crisp hoppy fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14435) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2012
16th October 2012
Euston Tap. Clear gold beer, good white head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Bitterish tangerine and sweeter floral orange. Whisper of lemon. Fairly dry finish. Decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13248) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co. clear gold. White head. Lovely fresh hop lovely oils. Good mouthfeel. Good hop sting on finish. Even on a jaded palate this was really good. Thats pretty good. Fresh as hell. Lovely


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