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Brewed by Meantime (SAB Miller)
Style: English Pale Ale
Greenwich, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ralphdot (1026) - Billingham, Durham, - NOV 18, 2012
4.3% gold colour with a thin head, hop aroma, crisp hop taste, very drinkable


2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fullpintofbeer (58) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2016
Bottle from Gardiner Haskings, Bristol. Appearance: medium white head which disappears quickly, gold colour, clear, fair lacing. Aroma: mostly grain, a bit of burnt plastic. Taste: lightly bitter. Palate: light body, medium finish, soft carbonation. Overall: dislike its aroma, otherwise I would say above the average.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (735) - MOns, BELGIUM - APR 21, 2016
Une beau english pale ale frais et houblonné avec de la complexité, de la longueur et de l’équilibre. Enfin une bonne bière pendant ce week-end...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansalon (2449) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2016
Pours caramel with a low white head. Aromas of rye bread, citrus, minerals, slight fruitiness.  Taste is bready and citrusy with moderate carbonation and body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kryon (2283) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2016
Pours clear amber with low white head Aromas of bready malts, sweet fruits, herbs, hints of caramel Taste has malty grainy notes, hints of sweet and tropical fruits , hints of caramel

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jonb5 (481) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2016
Pint at the Market Porter. A: Bronze, clear, lively looking, medium well retained head, clear. S: Noble hop, Hallertau? More Pilsner than Pale Ale. T: Sour dough, lots of rye bread gave way to fruity bitterness. M: Lots of carbonation, had a real snap to it. O: Seemed stronger than it was, would drink again. More of a European than American take on a pale ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sissio (1126) - Orsenigo, ITALY - APR 7, 2016
Bottle @ home Clear pale amber, minimal white head Malts, fruit peach and raspberry, ananas and pineapple Sweet beginning and quite watery ending, some bread in the middle Bitter

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerNinjaUK (134) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle from Ocado. Pours mid amber, clear with lots of tiny bubbles and a thin watery head. Aroma weak but with interesting American style hops - some mild citrus and piney flavour. Good taste but rather too well carbonated and without the depth of strength of some similar pale ales.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazbion (227) - Tübingen, GERMANY - FEB 3, 2016
Pour light amber with thin white head. Aroma of citrus, malt, light herbal. Taste is light bitter, bready. Light body, refreshing pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MayumiH (707) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle at Gourmet Burger Kitchen. Pours a light golden colour. Lightly hopped. A bit lacking in the flavour. Okay enough.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nilz (490) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2016
330ml bottle pours a clear dark gold with a white head. Aroma, grapefruit, yeast, grains. Taste, modest sweetness, subdued bitterness. Refreshing mainstream pale ale.


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