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Kirkstall Pale Ale

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Brewed by Kirkstall
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Leeds, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Regular;
Wonderfully golden session beer. Fresh malt and hop aroma lead to a satisfyingly bitter finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5380) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2014
Cask (Euston Tap, London) - Golden with a slight haze and a white head. Passion fruit, lychees and grapefruit in the aroma. Hoppy and fairly dry taste with notes of grapefruit, peach, lemon and passion fruit.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2095) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Cask@sheffield tap. Pale golden beer with small head. Aroma of lemon and pale malts. Taste is pale malts, lemon and citrus. Ok beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
Sample at London Craft Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with a nice offwite head. Hoppy caramel aroma, bready, hay, some toffee. Hoppy caramel flavor, spicy, bread, grassy, earthy notes.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (3127) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Cask at Sheffield Tap; clear straw yellow pour with a thin bubbly white head, malt aroma, taste has lemon, biscuity malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (3601) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Cask at the Belgrave Music Hall. Pours pale gold, thin white head. Light honey sweet aromas, light citrus. Taste is light bitter, some caramel. Medium body, light sweet finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4476) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Cask - Light earthy hops and some grass. Clear gold with a nice white head. Pale malts and light earthy hops. Nice and easy drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1798) - WALES - AUG 15, 2014
Cask at LCBF. Yellow, clear, still, huge white head. Aroma has yeast, fart, vegetable. Body is light, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is light malt, subtle citrus. Drinkability makes up for the dodgy aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (734) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Half pint of cask at FyneFest. Very golden colour. A touch of haze. Bigger than average head.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2928) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask by handpump at Paisley Beer Festival - clear yellow with a lime green tint, rapidly diminishing thin head, traditional meadow aroma, toffee, fruity, crisp, dryish finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Good hoppy aroma with some pub carpet. Slightly banana vibes, pretty decent if a bit under carbonated.


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