Brewed by Hepworth
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Pulborough, England
Serve in Lager glass


on tap


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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6504) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Bottle, clear gold with some white foam,not a bad lager with some lemon and yeast notes but a little pricey for what it is

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (5778) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 16, 2012
The aroma is a mix of grassy and grainy elements. The flavor is flavor is similar to the aroma and very beery, with a decent hoppiness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
Bottle at home in London. Pours clear, light yellow with a small, creamy white head. Some light cereal in the nose with hints of hay. Light to medium sweet flavor with hop bite, mostly of hay with very light metal. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Crisp and refreshing to finish with very mild character. Some light and toasty cereal, biscuits, hay. Very basic overall and somewhat weak in character, but the character that does come through is sound and the beer does refresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2012
bottle at home ... golden yellow ... big white head ... soft mellon lemon nose ... tart lemon front .. hints of grassyness ... light bitterness ... soft grain ... odd ... not bad ... but not great

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - JAN 26, 2012
1/26/12. 12oz bottle. Clear golden pour with a small white head that barely laces. Plain aroma with some corn and a bit of apple. Surprisingly bitter pale malt flavor that shows a touch of corn and diacetyl. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (7333) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 11.2 oz bottle. Light golden sparkling pour, nice bubble action, slight beady white head. Aroma has some grainy cereal notes, a bit of mineral water. Flavor is very mild, slightly buttery, some graininess. Slightly earthy and leaning to the bland side. Mouthfeel is slightly thin. The "organicness" of this really shows through.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2012
[330ml bottle, Waitrose, Edinburgh] Pours a brilliantly clear gold, thin collection of bubbled lacing at the edges of the glass. Grassy, malty, slightly yeasty aroma. Dry and grassy on the palate, leading into an earthy, slightly metallic finish. I can appreciate their ethos, but the beer is pretty much straight down the line [23012012]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (5070) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2012
Soapy, buttery Bohemian aroma. Clear, light yellow beer, dopey label, good cap. Cereal flavors, light nutty sweetness, a grassy bitterness. Watery mouthfeel. Finishes out with a medium, bland German hop bitterness. Nothing special. New Leaf Market.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexcandy (63) - Whitstable, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2011
Aroma-not much but maybe slight peach yogurt aroma Appearance-ambre/honey colour with off white creamy head Taste-creamy, not sharp some very soft hoppy over all - I’m not really a fan of larger but this is not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
brownyonder (266) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2011
Blonde with very little head. Minimal aromas of malt and toffee. Malty flavour. At least no metallic aftertaste like some lagers.

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