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

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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   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.


ralphdot's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ralphdot (1007) - Billingham, Durham, - NOV 18, 2012
4.3% gold colour with a thin head, hop aroma, crisp hop taste, very drinkable


2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
samzim (320) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2015
Malty aroma with hoppy notes. Clear amber colour. Bready flavours with notes of roasted nuts and caramel. Medium body with high carbonation. Quite a nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alkolord (215) - - JUN 27, 2015
Aus der Flasche, Kupfer Orange im Glas, nur leicht hopfig in der Nase, frisch im antrunk, leicht fruchtige leichte bittere, okayes Bier

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scotbrew (28) - - JUN 20, 2015
Biscuity malt and lager-like aromas. Taste is stale hops, medium bitter and not a lot else. Average beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1155) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2015
Ambar, un par de dedos de espuma que no agunta demasiado. Aroma de base malteada, acaramelada, con cierto amargor que recuerda a almendra. Nada de fruta. En boca lIgera y bebible. Y bien equilibrada con una base malteada potente y rica, acaramelada, junto con la potencia de sabores y amargor controlado que le dan los lupulos americanos, que marcan cierto predominio no exagerado. Rica. Sin duda.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pinball (11330) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
Clear dark orange small light brown head. Heavily hopped English bitter hops with a more caramelly note. Strong aroma reminds me of St. Peters. Flavor is caramelly old euro hops , malts. Flat bitter British brew.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (140) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Supplier: The Fox (London). Hoppy bitterness with sweet aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adamnowek (607) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2015
Clear mahogany brown in colour. Aroma is malty but somewhat offputting. Taste is malts with a bit of grapefruit.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrGD (108) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle. Golden colour with white foam. Aroma has flowers, hops and malty notes, not very strong. Taste is fruity and a bit sweet, nicely balanced with medium hoppy bitterness. A bit soapy and thin.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DIBBLE (101) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2015
Fresh hoppy aroma. Fine off white head over clear reddish golden beer. Citrus hops take the limelight over the light malt base. Full balanced flavour. More understated than some grapefruit in your face ales but faultless in it’s presentation of the style. Crisp, zesty with a dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (8346) - Tel Aviv, - APR 21, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks Ariel’s friend! Clear golden. Aroma of skunky hops with a weedy note. Flavor has some sweetish malt, mildly skunky hops, and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.


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