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Brewed by Hepworth
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Horsham, England
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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We have collected and grown old traditional hop varieties and selected the best combination of these for their aroma, and balanced them with additional organically grown hops, in this, our first beer. Although we farm under both biodynamic and organic standards, we go much further in our quest to produce the very best hops and barley. Our micro-biology lab continuously tests the soils, adding compost and compost teas so that the biology in the soil has the right proportions of beneficial bacteria and fungi for the hops and barley to be at their best and most flavoursome. This creates the deep flavours of the beer.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tampierre (858) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 23, 2013
Bottled 330ml ; Devon ; UK ; Cereal,caramel and citrus aroma ; Yellow color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with light bitter finish ; Lighter body ; Not too bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (2049) - WALES - MAR 18, 2013
Jan 2013 - cold bottle. Christmas present. A bit different from your average lager - a rich honey/licorice flavour in the start which softens quickly but endures into the aftertaste. This is actually pretty good. Isn’t at all sharp or drying in the mouth like some lagers. Very drinkable and pleasant.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
r464 (1946) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Pale yellow with a thin white head. Light and watery, thin malty flavor with a hint of bread and grass. Very thin finish.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Patrickctenchi (4110) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Clear gold with a short white head. Slight sour grain malt aroma. Taste is watery lager with a slight sour/bitter grassiness. Clean and crisp, just not a particularly inviting flavour.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
foolberry (54) - New Malden, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2013
Don’t like this sort of lager, thin and uninteresting. Smells a bit skanky. Nothing much going for it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5944) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2012
fuckin stank ass penguin .. . got this in the discount bin, a buck 50, and still has 3 months on its expire date to go! .. . light aroma of corn and hay, smalls nice .. . light mouth .. light foam .. . is a really nice beer, light and refreshing- perfect for the 45 degree weather .. . . i didn’t do it!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2302) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2012
sweet and biscuity with good malt flavor and a bit of rye right near the end (after some tastes). sugary sweet malty aroma perhaps a bit of vanilla and honey. light body but not too light.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chudwick (2215) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - NOV 19, 2012
12oz bottle - pours cloudy yellow with a finger of white head and hin lacing. Nose is hay, straw and grass, Atchoum. Flavor adds a modest malty backbone. Light taste. Light to medium body. Easy to drink. Inoffensive.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (2391) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle. Pale gold colour, little head. Aroma is a little metalic and grainy. The taste is quite biscuity and soft rather than crisp. An unusual tasting beer, not bad, not refreshing either.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
johninmelb (1126) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2012
Bottle. Nose is grainy (corn?) but very slight. Pours straw with a white head. Flavour is thin, as is the finish. All told, a kind of nothing beer which clearly is focussing on the ethics of production whilst paying no real attention to the quality of the product. Not bad, but not good for any particular reason either.


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