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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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May those long suffering AT HER MAJESTY’S PLEASURE be granted a sweet reprieve in these days of despairing heat. A fine English style with feudal offerings of vinous hops, coriander and orange peel, is sure to ease the commoner’s burden after a day of toll. And though the asperity of the queen knows no bounds, hold your hopes and glasses high and drink deep of this liquid rebellion!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3365) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2012
22oz bottle picked up at wlv... pours a mostly hazy and non-transparent hefe like hue, lively with effervescence, and topped with a thin to medium soapy white head... fresh hop aroma of dank citrus tones and white grape to go alongside some juicy white grapefruit. love nelson and was happy to see if bursting out from this one... flavors follow suit with more juicy focused nelson forward focus which displayed notes of grapefruit and orange as well as the white grapiness that is normally associated with nelson sauvin. it’s almost more of a really hoppy wheat with the citrusy overtones and light malt backing. midway through, a gentle tartness surfaces to go along with a just shy of medium body with adequate carbonation. glad this wasn’t a true english style pale ale and the fellas allowed the nelson to showcase itself almost exclusively and that, to me, was a very good thing. very little bitterness to this one - almost forgot to mention that. let’s hope that pw has a steady supply of this hop coming in for them to utilize. hmmm, i think i drank this one a bit too fast.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joeneugs (3328) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 10, 2013
22 oz bottle from my summer secret Santa. Thanks HonkeyBra! It pours a very cloudy orange color with a white head. The aroma is a bit stale (this one unfortunately sat in 100 degree heat for a couple days) with some big orange, bread and herbal notes. The flavor is orange, bread and not much else. Stale malts and estery yeast. I feel bad rating this one because the bottle was obviously abused in its trek my way, but I feel it’s fair since the bottle itself is not that old. Pretty disappointing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3321) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle thanks to Tooch! Pours cloudy amber orange with a huge gigantic puffy off-white head that slowly dissipates leaving sticky lumpy lacing everywhere. Aroma is a bit odd, orange and coriander for sure, plus caramel, biscuit, honey, cardboard, pepper. Flavor is light sweet and light bitter, interesting enough, a bit of honey and orange zest, not much spice. Lightish body, way too carbonated; let it sit for 20 minutes to enjoy. Interesting, but not great.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (3298) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 10, 2013
22 oz. bottle served in a snifter. Batch #52. Wow the number 1 in English Pale Ale, well, Holy hell. The aroma is full of lemon and other citrus hops, some spices and pine resin. Taste is vinous and grape like. Also has a dank old hop taste. Citrus notes. And I looked at older ratings and indeed this is an old bottle (not happy about that fact) A long dry finish. Medium body. Would love to know what this would have tasted like in Nov of last year.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2012
22oz bottle from West Lakeview Liquors. Batch #37. Pours a hazy golden-orange colored body with a finger-width, dense, frothy and creamy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is big and juicy grapefruit and pineapple citruses with lots of sweet florals, some dank pines, a light peach and white grape, lots of orange peel, a touch of coriander spice, and a lightly sweetened grainy malt backing. Flavor is similar. Very fresh and juicy up front with lots of florals and a bit of a dank pine and earth giving off some white grapes and grapefruits with a light peach. Lots of orange peel, a light coriander spice, and a grainy, lightly sweetened malt backing that allows the hops to shine. Finishes lightly spiced, dry, and crisp with a moderate bitterness and a good amount of fruity, somewhat dank hops and orange peel. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium-light body and a medium-light, crisp carbonation. Overall, a really nice English Pale Ale. Lots of fresh, juicy, catty, dank hops with a nice orange peel addition and a light coriander spice balanced with a lightly sweetened, grainy malt backing. Great beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3260) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle thanks to kan for passing this my way. Notes of sweet juicy apricot. Kiwi fruit. Melon. Spiced brown sugar. Nicely balanced. Pleasant hop presence. Good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2810) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2013
2000th American Beer Reviewed! From bottle at the FoBAB documentary party. Actually the last Pipeworks beer I tested, but I just want to enter ratings while I have time. Very pungent tropical fruit aroma, maybe gooseberry. Slight foam on top of a dense beer. Nelson Sauvin hops plus the citrus make it quite fruity, with kiwi on top of the nose. Malt does not quite back up the hops, so they stand by themselves.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2808) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Poured yellowish with little white floaties in it from a bomber. Amazing citrus and fruity aroma. Lemon taste with assertive hops and bitter. Love it

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2689) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Murky burnt plum brown, minimal head. Very earthy, grapefruit and slightly cheese rind. Taste is citrus with some grape skins. musky and dry. Pretty smooth for 7% minimal bitterness. (how old is this?)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2438) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle sampled at a tasting event. From notes. Citrus and bready with a bit of coriander. Not too shabby. I could gladly drink this everyay.


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