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Brewed by Purple Moose (Y Bragdy Mws Piws)
Style: Bitter
Porthmadog, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35353) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted, keller notes, light hoppy, grass. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090806]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31503) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2012
From cask at Blackfriars. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is vague malt, light hops fruity. Bitter, vague citrusy, toasted malty and light breadish. Bitter and medium dry into the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29528) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2007
An orange beer with no head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of fruit and lesser notes of diacethyl and flowers. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of fruit - especially peaches, but also light notes of honey and flowers, leading to a dry bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20693) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009. Yellowish golden colour, small off-white head. Aroma is floral hops, bready malts, some dough as well as grass. Flavour is quite much the same in a rather earthy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19705) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2007
Cask at Peterborough Beer Fest. Pale amber. Pleasantly hoppy with light medium body and medium sweetness. Caramelly malt hides underneath flowery hops until a resiny salty finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16948) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear pale golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty slightly yeasty aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweetish fruity malty and slightly yeasty flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15420) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2010
1st November 2008. Hazy gold beer. Light and pleasantly fruity. Orange and grapefruit and a little pineapple. Watery but refreshing. Semi dry grapefruit finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14797) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009 .... amber ... light sulpherous nose ...ligth lemon hop ... quite tasty

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13898) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2009
Cask gravity at 1st K&ES Railway BF 2009. Gold/copper colour with lasting beige head. Good condition. Somme toffee, some hedgerow hop. Very hedgerow-y herby hop. Some blackcurrant. Really herby Yes herby blackcurrant, I guessed at Willamette hops, but it could be the Lubelski. Decent

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12833) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Golden color, small white head. Cat pee fruity hopp, sweetish aroma. Light lime hops, lingering light citrusy aftertaste. Probably good with food, but otherwise a bit too watery for my liking.


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