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Pressure Drop Wu Gang Chops The Tree
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Brewed by Pressure Drop
Style: German Hefeweizen
London, England
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Bottle conditioned; Regular Foraged Herb Hefeweisse. A pale and hazy wheat beer with pronounced herbal notes, this beer has hints of clove, citrus, and banana. Conceived as a perfect match to classic roast chicken, Wu Gang will also go nicely with spicy food. Low in alcohol but with plenty of flavour, this one is a perfect thirst-quencher on a summer’s day.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (735) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2013
Keg at Leeds International Beer Festival. 4.0%. Cloudy straw colour. One of the brewers invited me to guess the herb in this. The nearest I got was fennel. (Well, thats what the missus thought). He then went on to say he wanted this to taste a bit like a red sauce. I thought, oh yeah, it does too. Slightly spicy, fruity. Good job. Except later his colleague said to me, "Bread sauce, not red sauce!". I’m not really cut out for this tasting lark...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Keg at the vintage... Light hazy yellow... Small white head... Dry zezty lemon nose... Too cold... Very juicy... Light sharp lemon... Really clean and refreshing... Little pricy but crackin

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle from ales by mail. Love the artwork!
hazy burnished gold with fluffy white head collapsing to a mere lacing. Spicey, slightly tart aroma of cloves, black pepper and lemon peel. Medium body and full of flavour for its fairly diminutive strength. Interesting peppery tingle and a woodsy sage like herbal note, slight szechwan like tongue tingle in a dry finish. Its like a grisette saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7000) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle at Chriso Snow Tasting, from an offie in Hackney via Rilester, 20/01/13. Hazed light yellow with a white head that clears to edgeing and filmage. Nose carries herbs, clove, lemon, yeast, orange pith. Taste comprises light wheat, herbs, spice, citrus, bready notes, orange. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, light bittern notes in the finish. A really decent effort from a new brewery and lots of flavour for 3.4%!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (1860) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is a cloudy yellow beer with lemon and vanilla flavours, a spicy zesty citrus body and a light floral spicy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3716) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle.Cloudy yellow with a small head. Medium body with some spiciness.Different and quite interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2014
Bottled 10/03/14. A pale blonde coloured beer with a quickly disappearing white head. A spicy herbal hefeweizen. Good herbal notes throughout with a good body. Tasty interesting and different. The flavours are distinctive and pleasant. Liked this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (9848) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle at the ChrisO Snow Tasting, London - big thanks to Colin for this brew. Pours lightly cloudy yellow with a fine, white cream head. Big herb nose. Medium sweet flavor with light yeast, more herbs, some wheat. Light in body with average carbonation. Moderately sweet finish with lingering herbal bite. Very pleasant overall, though the character is somewhat mellow.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
9th February 2013
Cloudy gold beer, big white head. Palate is light and crisp. Sharp minerals. Fresh herbs go well with minerally crispness. Trace of sweet citrus. Interesting beer. This has been improved upon from a recent tap taste at the Cock Tavern. Cleaner and with a touch of mint. Overall a decent herb beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (886) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2013
330ml bottle from Borough Wines. Very interesting taste indeed, and aroma actually. Hard to place what it is. Fresh herbs, coriander, mint, rosehip, flora, nettle, pot pourri... ok, but not sure I’d go for another.


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