London Highrise
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Brewed by London Brewing Co
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
North Finchley, England


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Golden hopped Pale Ale with American Cascade and Colombus hops. Lemon citrus notes.

MesandSim's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, - JUL 21, 2012
Cleanish gold with a good white head, a little short lived and possibly a touch short on condition, but only a touch. Great bitter but delicate English snout with a touch of sweetness in the background but mainly grassy and aromatic. Similar flavour but even more so. For a 3.9% quaffer, this is pitched pretty much bang on. Dry, bitter, mainly grassy but a touch floral and an unexpected but pleasant oaky character. Just right on the length too. Long enough for you to know there is plenty of flavour but clean a swift enough to make it downable. This little ramble has taken me the time it took to nail a pint. Really good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (8009) - ITALY - AUG 11, 2016
on tap dorata schiuma media cereale terroso piuttosto amara poco aroma agrume?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16885) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Gravity dispense at London Drinker BF ’15, day 2, 12/03/15 nice clawback rate! Lightly hazed pale golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is earthy hops, citric peel, tangerine, light smokey straw. Taste comprises bitter citric rinds, more subtle smoked tones - a la burnt straw, chalky mineral, orange, tangerine. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with earthy hop bitterenss. Solid GB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (9266) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Cask at the Bull. Yellow / straw coloured pour with a lasting thin white head and a light haze. Aroma is fresh cereal grainy with a little straw and an herbal / floral hop note. Flavour is composed of light cereal, little grainy straw a faint citrus earthy hop character. I paired this beer with their spicy pig wings which brought out and highlighted the hop character quite nicely. Palate is light and easy going, little grain tannin and nicely cask conditioned. Really solid golden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3587) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Aroma: tropical fruits, mango, grapefruit. Appearance: clear amber, small, white, creamy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: fruity flavours, tropical and citrus fruits again, very refreshing, soft carbonation. Overall: fantastic Golden Ale, excellent aroma and palate. Pint at The brewery, Highgate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cimbasso (745) - - DEC 6, 2014
Sampled on draught at the Bull, Highgate. Clear, amber colour with a creamy white head. Very nice biscuity malt taste, well-balanced with floral hops. A simple, straightforward, low-strength IPA. beautifully made, excellent balance and highly drinkable. LBC have created a really pleasant beer in the classic English tradition. Much less citrusy than advertised - tasted like English hops to me. Has the recipe been changed?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HampshirePhil (240) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Keg (The Bull, Highgate) - golden pale ale with lemon citrus notes blended sweetly with hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18221) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2013
Cask at The Rake, London. Pale golden beer, almost no head. Hoppy citrus flavor, grapefruit, woody notes, caramel, hay, floral notes. Hoppy citrus flavor, grapefruit, floral notes, hay, biscuits, grapes, some herbal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2013 Cask at The Bull - London. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a fine, creamy head. Nose holds some pithy lemon, a bit of straw, mild biscuits. Light sweet flavor, some dry pale malts, dry lemon, straw, some wet grass, melon. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Decent condition. Lightly dry to finish wit further lemon rind, light pale malts, wet hay. Fair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2013
[cask at the 2013 London Drinker Festival] Very slightly hazy golden yellow pour, large, fresh-looking white head. The aroma is lemon and orange citrus, grassy straw. Bitter citrus on the flavour – surprisingly so, lemon, pithy and very good [07032013]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Cask @ The White Horse On Parsons Green. Pours clear light gold with a tiny white head. The nose is bright lemon peel, some dried grass and general bucolic aromas. The taste is simple light citrus, a bit of piss and meaty lemon. Dry grassy finish. Decent sweet malt presence. Light body, quite flavorful for the low ABV. Overall, a pretty simple but pleasant drink.

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