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Style: American Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A collaboration with the Fabulous Brodies Beers of London, in true Brodies style we brewed a fruity twist on a modern classic . An all pale malt body and balanced bitterness creates the background to let the fruit shine. We added loads of richly sweet mangos in the boil and again in fermentation to accentuate the tropical fruity character of the Citra hops added in the hop back and in conditioning. Deeply fruity yet deliciously crisp and satisfying, all hail The Great Alphonso!


Rangi's rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rangi (557) - - DEC 13, 2013
Really nice refreshing American pale ale. Hazy yellow orange poor. Minimal head but good lacing down the glass. Aroma of slight grape fruit and lemon, very subtle. Flavour is just refreshing great summer beer.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6032) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Draught @ William K Annankatu, Helsinki. Pours a dark copper amber colour with a white lacy head. Aroma is very rich and juicy with grapefruit, lychee and earthiness. Juicy flavour of kiwi, mango, tangy citrus, lychee, bitterness and some maltiness. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Loads of fruitiness and overall a refreshing beer. Unique.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3679) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Draught @ William K Annankatu, Helsinki

Pours yellowish orange with a smooth head. Aroma of juicy mango notes, caramel, exotic fruits and maltiness. Taste is smooth, juicy and fruity with a touch of caramely maltiness, sweet mango and berry notes. Finish is a bit sticky and stuffy with hints of exotic fruits and mild hoppiness. Okay, juicy but a bit stuffy pale ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Draught, Liverpool Psych Fest 2013. Clear golden looks with a small white head. Lovely tropical fruit hoppy goodness in the beak. The flavour had further cracking piney hop bitterness in tandem with some pale malts and notes of mango. Dry bitter finish. Extremely drinkable. Tip top collaboration and hands down the best beer I’ve drunk at a music festival !

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12458) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 6, 2014
Tap @Beer Hunters
Slightly hazy color, small white head. Overriped fruity aroma. Light to medium bodied. Fruity light bitterness and fruity hops in the aftertaste. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dermi (625) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2013
Recorded 15.11.2013, suboptimal conditions. Very nicely hazy orange, pleasant head. Very natural. Aroma: Grapefruit, not much malt in smell. Taste: Sweetness emerges, light at first. Some grapefruit bitterness that stays. Palate: Very nice palate. Long bitterness. Pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (5657) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
[10/2/13] Cask at Southampton Arms in London. Clear deep golden to amber with a tiny bit of haze. Hoppy aroma with citrus and tropical fruits. Flavor has a touch of malt, plenty of fruity hops and a citric bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Nice and easy-drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 20, 2013
Herb hopfiger Antrunk mit angenehmer milder Fruchtigkeit. Steigende Herbe, weiterhin wenig bitter. Spritzig, bitter fruchtig, gut. 12/9/11/11//11

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (2638) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
Tap at Olutexpo 2013, Helsinki. Colour is clear light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hops and malts.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopbomber (107) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
Keg @ Joshua brooks in mid feb 2013, light medium bitter pale ale with low carbonation very fruity but not necessarily just mango a bit of the ubiquitous pineapple and grapefruit. Quite refreshing and tasty. Good.


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