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Purple Moose Snowdonia Ale / Cwrw Eryri

Brewed by Purple Moose (Y Bragdy Mws Piws)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Porthmadog, Wales


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A delightfully refreshing pale ale brewed with Pale and Crystal malts combined with a delicate combination of Pioneer, Styrian Goldings and Lubelski hops. First brewed for the Welsh Highland Railway’s ’Rail Ale Festival’ in May 2006 with a slightly different recipe. Now available all year.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DeanF (2348) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 15, 2016
Modest bleach white head and darker yellow body. Rotten cabbage hops aroma. Flavour is soft malty boring lager. Kind of weak on the mouth. Forgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Parmenion777 (143) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2016 Pours a clear light gold with a small creamy white head. Aroma is a light grainy malt with a hint of lemon. Some lacing, a light sweet taste, some citus and a soft but lasting bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanoi (835) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2016
Bottle. Nose is yeast, cereal, grain, light caramel, lemon hop notes. Taste is grain, caramel leading to a lemon citrus finish. It’s OK, but no better than something phoned in by green king et al

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (862) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2016
Cask at Yr Braemen, Harlech. Poured clear gold with decent white head. Nose is wheat, straw, light floral. Taste is whaet, malt, yeast, light biscuit, light citric floral notes, mild hop finish. easy drinking pleasant stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3739) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle at mates. Golden colour with a white head. Light malty aroma with a touch of fruit. Mid bitter to light sweet taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (3204) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle from a Spar in Newtown, Wales. Pours a pale golden colour with a thin layer of white froth. The aroma is citrus with a light floral edge. The taste is lemon citrus with a little grain. Quite thin and a little bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle from cafe on the top of Snowdon. Pour is hazy golden with a bubbly white head. Aroma and flavor of light citrus, fruit, bready malt, and slight cardboard. Finish is a touch bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (7880) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2015
Cask, probably in Lion Tavern, Liverpool. Pours almost clear golden with a small white head. Weak caramel malty aroma, notes of lemon. Soft mouthfeel. Taste is moderate sweet caramel with a light citrussy dry bitter finish, refreshing and ok beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4639) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Golden beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is gently hopped with s bitter style of beer toffeeness. The flavour is also that bitter beer toffeeness with yeasty bitterness. Overall an average golden ale, but more like a bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2778) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 15, 2015
Cask @ Cottage Loaf, Llandudno [080615]
Light blonde, clear, thin white head
Aroma of soft vague pale fruits
Taste of light pale fruits, dab of cereal, light flavour, quite delicate, no brewing faults, clean
Palate - Light body, bit oily. Finish as main flavour, bit dry, quick.
Overall - Competent stuff, but plain - but is only 3.6%

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