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Meantime London Pale Ale

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Brewed by Meantime
Style: English Pale Ale
London, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and keg - force carbonated. Is available cask conditioned. Cold fermented and lagered.
Ingredients: Pale ale malt, pale crystal malt, and Munich malt: Cascade, Cluster, and Goldings hops.

One hundred and fifty years ago the new bitter beer style, Pale Ale, was so popular that brewers had to import Californian hops to meet demand. Meantime London Pale Ale continues that tradition by combining lots of American Cascade and Centennial hops to give it a complex citrus aroma and buckets full of local Kentish Goldings to provide the bitterness that makes the style so refreshing. Together they conspire to assail the nose with a complex, heady mix of spearmint, grass and ‘hop sack’ aromas, fruity citrus flavours and a bitter finish that makes pale ale drinking a truly rewarding experience.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoshRaburn (25) - - NOV 26, 2014
Very middle of the road american pale ale, fresh tasting and pleasant enough but not the most complex or interesting beer. Perfect for a hot summer’s day.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2531) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle at graphic bar london. Clear amber gold and white head. Toasty bready aroma and mildly bitter and a little limestone in the mouth. Medium body, bitter and a little toasty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2266) - GERMANY - NOV 24, 2014
0,33 l bottle. Sehr viel Zitrusfrucht. Etwas Getreide. Goldfarben. Leicht trüb. Sehr süffig.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (1636) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2014
Duft av humle og malt. Fin gyllen farge. Hvitt skum som forsvinner. Smak av humle, malt og karamell.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (2095) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 8, 2014
Tap at RJ. Aroma flowery, earthy, nice English. Hazy golden to orange colour, quite stable head. Taste moderate bitterness, flowery, fruity English hops. Light sweetness, honeyish maltiness, light caramel. Light bodied, extremely drinkable. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (4965) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle from local distributor. Orange golden color with thick off-white head. Nice hoppy aroma with oranges, grapefruit, resin. Taste, solid amlty base followed by moderate grapefruity hops. Medium long fruity finish with light hoppy bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
melush (939) - SPAIN - OCT 29, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color ambar claro. Sabor a malta, dulce, ligeramente a caramelo, amargo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (334) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 26, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2014 11/14/2014 (8/4/7/4/15)From tap at Richtar Jakub Bratislava. Pours light cloudy amber liquid, medium creamy white to tan head, Aroma: light elderflower, flowers, light malty, biscuits, Taste: light sweet, light bitter, light sour, quite balanced, biscuits, light fruity, Palate: medium body, creamy mouthfeel, average to soft carbonation, long malty finish, Overall: quite good very drinkable, very balances, but not very intensive. 10/26/2014 (8/4/6/3/12)From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 09 12 14 Pours light cloudy, orange golden liquid, medium frothy to soapy white head, Aroma: gentle, hopy, citrus, grapefruit, Taste: light sweet, light bitter, light sour, bit watery, citrus, not exactly what I have expected, Palate: light body, slick texture, soft carbonation, long but gentle bitter finish, Overall: drinkable, nice aroma, but the taste is disappointing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (516) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Pour is amber, aroma is light fruity. Taste is fruity, biscuit malt backbone. Nice

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1244) - DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014
Tap@rose garden pub. Copper clear. Small head. Light carbonation. Slight bread nutty notes. For style pronounced bitterness. Fine gentle at bite boring though. Still solid.


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