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Kirkstall Three Swords

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Brewed by Kirkstall
Style: American Pale Ale
Leeds, England

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Very pale and spectacularly thirst-quenching. Three different hops give this beer a delightful citrus nose.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (11566) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Keg at CBC Clerko, 24/04/15. Golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is singy citric peel, orange, straw, toasted malt, hop jus, lemon rind. Taste comrpises peach, orange pith, floral notes, light pine, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with an earthy hop wash. Decent enough sessioner.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBlueSky93 (354) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Cask at Manchester Beer Fest. Pours light copper in colour, no real head on this, white if there was one. Aroma of malts....Taste of biscuity malt then grass, Hops at the back of the palate. Touch of lemon too. Very bitter. Very Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18721) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
Cask @ London Craft Beer Festival 2014. Pours a yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity citrus hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (3551) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Cask at CPK tap takeover, London. It pours a pale straw color with a small white head. Aroma is sweet and malty with notes of toffee and ripe peaches, Taste is a bit bland with notes of grains, toffee, biscuit, some milder tropical fruit hops and resin notes. Light in body with soft carbonation. Overall, ok

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (765) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Cask at Pure Bar, Birmingham. Looks great - golden mit a smooth head. Dry and hoppy citrus with a musty aroma. Decent ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5427) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 5, 2014
Cask at the Pure Bar and Kitchen, Birmingham. Poured a clear medium amber with a big super frothy white head. The aroma is big yeast citrus. The flavour is moderate bitter with a big hop bitter, yeast, zesty citrus, light medicinal palate. Light bodied with average carbonation. Refreshing for sure but I’m not convinced by the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7475) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
From cask at the Euston Tap on 9 September 2014. Thought I’d rated this before so rather sketchy notes. Fresh gold. Decent hops. Quite dry and refreshing. Very clean. Good. Not particularly lively condition.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Joakgust (1075) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2014
Cask. Clear yellow beer with a small creamy head. Aroma is spicy with notes of grass, hay, herbs and grains. Flavor is spicy with notes of grass, herbs, sulfur and hay. Unbalanced and not overly exciting.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (4049) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2014
Cask at Pure Bar & Kitchen; clear golden amber pour with a frothy white head, citrus aroma, taste has light bitter grapefruit along with citrus, and digestive biscuits.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2934) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Cask at LCBF, pale gold with a hopsack nose, dry and bitter, fruity underlay. Served too warm though.


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