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Little Valley Withens Pale Ale

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Brewed by Little Valley
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hebden Bridge, England

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.
Formerly known as Withens IPA. Rebranded in 2011 to avoid confusion with the more recently introduced Python IPA.
Light and bright, Withens Pale Ale uses refreshing floral Cascade hops with hints of spice, orange and citrus, giving a delicious dry bitter finish.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (4831) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle from Old Shambles Tavern in York. Appearance - golden with a nice fluffy head. Nose - lemon followed in by cardboard and a musty malt thing. Taste - more lemon and malt. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - a bit like drinking a liquid version of a malt bag. A bit bland.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (8680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2016
500ml bottle thanks to Ashton McCobb. Pours hazy pale gold with a thin bubbly white head. Aromas of musty malt, stale lemonade. Taste is lemon and cardboard. Not great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (695) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Pours slightly hazy with small lasting head tastes orange and pine with a pithy hoppy drying finish one of this brewery’s better beers.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
martjoobolut (2517) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 23, 2015
From the very old notes, hence this is not a real rating, but more just a mark to myself that I have tried this at one point. Watery and weird pale ale, but not a total disaster.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (6011) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2015
Flaske 500ml fra Kjeller 5. Veldig lys gyldengulbrun. Svakt uklar. OK skum som flater fort ut. Svak sitrusaroma. Smaken litt tynn. Mest sitrus. Holder seg syrlig. Tørr avslutning. Veldig uklar siste kvelling. KI=1.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1538) - USA - APR 22, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought at Bierhuis in Ossett. Enjoyable hoppy pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4028) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bottles from Fabeers, York; Off Licence, Howarth; Booths, Keswick. Very pale golden in colour with malty, citrus and lemon flavours with toffee notes followed by a floral bitter hop finish. Very nice considering it’s low ABV. Bottle Conditioned

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2015
bottle from kihoskh, clear yellow, small white head. mild aroma of brewmash and malts. reminds me of a nonalc aroma. A little bit sweeter malty than a nonalc though. Not much flavor, but it tastes very good, the flavor there is, is a mild malty flavor with a high bitterness, almost as high as an english bitter, but slightly more hoppy and herbal bitter than your usual bitter. the beer is also slightly sweeter than usual, but it all works out without getting cloying.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
panzerwolf (246) - FINLAND - AUG 21, 2014
A very full taste, with a bitter finish. Not entirely my favourite, but still leaves you with a very rich taste over your tongue, with a hint of fruit. Would not mind drinking this again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2571) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden slight head decent lacing. Aroma is weak citrus. Taste is citrus peel ok malt hop balance medium body. Ok at best.


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