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Brewed by Phoenix (Oak Brewing Co.)
Style: American Pale Ale
Heywood, England

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cask; Occasional.
Brewed in the style of a traditional IPA, this robust, golden ale has a full hop aroma, powerful and full-bodied palate and plenty of hop flavour in the long, lingering finish. Hops used: Cascade, Mount Hood


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (1858) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
Woking Beer Festival 2012. Pours a gold colour with a thin white head, aroma has citrus hints of passion fruit, taste is bitter with fruit and hops with a dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4647) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Gravity @ Wandsworth Common Halloween Beer Festival.The pour’s light gold with a small head. The nose is summery apricot jam, field berries, mild toasted bread and leafy hops, a hint of resin. The taste is syrupy tinned melon, general fruit salad, some orange peel and a bit of dank hop. The body’s light, soft. Overall, a fairly decent beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brief_smile (110) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Pint @ Brudenell, Leeds. Hazy golden colour. Floral pine notes on the nose. Follows through to the taste, leading to decent maltiness in the lingering, bitter finish. Creamy mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11188) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2012
Cask @ Charlies Bar, Cph.
Pours light hazy amber with practically no head. Aroma has citrus, oranges, light peach. Low carbonation, fine dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour is bitter, peachy, grapefruit. Quite long, lingering, bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20861) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2012
Cask at Charlies. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass. Fruity flavour of hops, grass, caramel and flowers with notes of pine needles. Hoppy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (5270) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2012
Draft at Charlie’s bar. Pours dark golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus, malt. Flavour is light sweet and bitter, could have more bitterness. Light bodied and soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
taganaya (39) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2012
Cask at Hilary Step, Manchester. Gold with thin white head which disappeared while 2/3 of the pint was still left. Aroma is quite sweet and fruity... strawberry pie... Taste is nicely bitter, grapefruit, kiwi, pine, with good amount of malt to round it out and some discernible alcohol. Pine lingers a bit too heavily on the aftertaste. Overall its got good points but doesn’t quite come together for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 26, 2012
Cask at HWBF. Amber with a white head. Grapefruit and grassy hops. Dry finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2012
On cask at The Heriot-Watt Beer Festival. Pours a golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of pine, passion fruit and caramel. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Quite dry also.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2012
cask at herriot watt ... amber ... thin white head ... sweet passion fruit nose ... juicy fruits ... quite bitter ... light pine linger ... soft passion fruit


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