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Brewed by Otley
Style: Wheat Ale
Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned;
Our tongue in cheek take on a wheat beer.


mr_h's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (2828) - Ayr, - FEB 13, 2013
Cask by handpump at Hengler’s Circus - clear golden yellow, thin white head, fruity and floral aroma, resin, wheat, somewhat bitter, moderate carbonation, oily feel, bitter aftertaste


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2012, Olympia, London Aug 2012 - Clear wheat beer. Pale Gold in colour. Malty; wheaty. Fruity; orange, orange peel. Spicy; coriander and cloves. Good hop aromas. Subtle bitterness. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pricey290483 (248) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
got this bottle in my first box from beer52. very pale looking beer that tasted very nice had a lot of sediment at the bottom of the glass. it has bitter tones to it and you can taste the coriander in it. i would like to try it from the tap to compare with the bottled version

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Pours golden, with a slight white head. Not a great deal on the nose but hints of floral/herbal. Crisp citrus fruits, hoppy bitterness without being a hop bomb.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OliBird (30) - WALES - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle from discount supermarket Cardiff. Pours golden and cloudy. Not much body and feels watery with light carbonation. Astringent finish. Buttery aroma and citrus. Tastes fairly bitter and a little sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2504) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 13, 2013
On cask @ Bert’s Bar. Pours golden and hazy with a nicely proportioned head. The nose has pineapple and perhaps some fruit salad sweets - interesting. Still quite fruity on the taste with more of the fruit sweets coming through. The palate is medium bodied and textured with a fairly refreshing finish. Decent ale!

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimbaxter (23) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
Bottled. pale & hazy, with a slight head. very herby not too much else on nose. Mid sweet with slick, nice mouthfeel. very malty with Low bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (468) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2013
Cloudy straw pour with thin head. Very floral though the aroma is light. Floral citrus taste. Not much aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Essex (51) - Cardiff, WALES - JAN 5, 2013
Poured on cask into an Otley pint glass in the Pen & Wig pub, near the student union in Cardiff. A good accompaniment to a very cheap and great quality burger with chips. Pours nicely with a good thick head and massive lacing. Not sure why the other reviewer rated it down on this to be honest. Smells nicely hoppy and herbal. Faintly alcoholic. Tastes very balanced and rather smooth. Fairly hoppy much like a pale ale which is what I would say the beer is more similar too. Overall a very nice quaffing ale.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JKaranka (46) - Cardiff, WALES - DEC 11, 2012
Have had this in cask multiple times. Pours a nice light orange (or so it feels). The aroma has fruit (tangerine and peach), some spices, very inviting. Usually lively and medium bodied in the mouth, with a nice clean, grassy hoppiness. Taste again is overwhelmingly of fruits, lightened by the hops and the spice. It feels a bit full to be seasonable, but in a summer day it does go down pretty well. In overall it’s a nice drink, it’s very easy to pour to ale and non-ale drinkers alike.


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