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Caveman Megalithic

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Brewed by Caveman Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Swanscombe, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Cask conditioned; Regular
Theres not a lot of subtlety about this beer. Big on malt, big on hops. A big biscuity malt body is balanced against a heavy hit of fruit from a blend of US hops and a fairly dry finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (2178) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Gravity cask at Bedford Beer Festival. Mid-gold with a slight haze. Very little head. Luscious aroma of apple, pine, vinegar and wood. Savoury-bitter taste with a hoppy bitter aftertaste and finish. Weaker palette than I like but very well done nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16928) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Cask gravity at Bexley BF 2014. Hazy gold. Lasting white head. Citrus hops good hops good mouthfeel excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2014

Cask (gravity) @ EBF15 2013, 15th Egham Beer Festival, Egham United Services Club (EUSC), 111 Spring Rise, Egham, Surrey, England TW20 9PE.

Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, spicy hops, licorice hops notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, spicy hops, wood, hop bitter, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130809]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (6039) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Cask at Tap East, Stratford. It pours a slightly hazy yellow straw colour with a medium white head. Aroma is light hops, light grass, light biscuit notes. Taste is mildly hoppy and grassy, some light biscuit and citrus notes. Light bodied with creamy texture and carbonation. Overall, decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Cask at The Salmon, Leicester; chestnut brown, moderate creamy white head; smooth agressive bitterness balanced by a really good citrus fruitiness, a bit of spice, then yet more fruit and a touch of smoke in the aftertaste; a quality beer - evidenced by me having to have a second half whilst eschewing several other untried beers on the bar: a sure sign of a 4.0+ beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2013
Cask gravity @ Egham BF XV. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2013
Gravity Dispense at EBF XV, 09/08/13. Murky dark orange/amber with little in the way of a head. Nose is grapefruit, bitter orange, bready malts, light pine, hop notes. Taste comprises candied sugars, orange pith, earthy hops, citrus notes. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish. Ok offering but not one I’d return to in this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (39962) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2013
From cask EBF15. Pours hazy orange ith a small off white head. Aroma is pine and grapefruity. Bitter, dry, herbal and light spiced. Bitter and light herbal dry finish.

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