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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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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is cornish to malty and slight grassy to hayish. Grassy, bitter and mild citrusy hoppy. Light toasted malt. Bitter and dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2011
Bottled. A golden beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and spicy hops as well as a light note of yeast, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear golden with a small white head. Sweet malty nose. Medium body, sweet malt with a metallic edge and a dry and hoppy finish. 050111

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
22nd December 2012
Bright clear gold beer, little white head. Palate is slightly crisp. Thin creamy malt, touch of paper. Mild minerals. Very mild citrus hop. Finishes dry and a little papery. Not too bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - 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

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2010
500ml bottle. Oh dear, this is a roller coaster of a poor lager. I mean what exactly is burnt rubber doing in a lager or in fact any beer? Yes I drank the bottle, but only cos I had to. Eeeek. Lager is a subtle and difficult style, please do it well only if you can.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2011
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear yellow - white head. Honey sweetnes, light hoppy, light herbal, light malty, hay, light grainy, grassy, caramel, sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11874) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Bottle (2/15/2011) from Total Wine In Rosevllle, CA. Pours hazy gold with a bubbly, temporary white head. Aroma is mild bready and lightly citrusy. Med body. It’s somewhat citrusy, and mildly malty. A little spicy. Pretty refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (11088) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Bottle. Pours a straw color with a large frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Light to moderate earth hop and biscuit malt aroma. Medium body with thin texture and fizzy carbonation. Light to moderate sweet flavor with a light to moderate bittersweet finish of short duration. Another soft organic beer.


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