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

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask, Seasonal, August;
Tryfan is our special ale for August and is the penultimate beer in the summer 'Mountain Range'. At 4.8% abv Tryfan is a strong yet refreshing golden bitter with the distinctive bitterness of New Zealand's Green Bullet hops and a satisfying full flavour.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11274) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Golden with a lasting white head. Grassy hop aroma. Dry and malty flavour with grassy hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2008
Cask @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, citrus, light yeasty, butter notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and biter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (060808)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Sweet fruity aroma with hoppy notes. Sweet flavor with with fruity, citric, hoppy and caramel notes. Hoppy kick in the end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13788) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Cask, 4.8% at GBBF08. Good rough aroma. Clear dark golden colour, small creamy head. Good hop flavour, nicely rough and citric. Quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2008
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - Peterboro BF 2008. A golden coloured beer with a ring of off-white bubbles for a head. The aroma is nicely hoppy, with decent sharp pine notes. The taste is also nice and sharply hoppy with good fruitiness. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2008
A Mes rate: gravicask at GBBF.
Clean golden colour with a decent white head. Good grapefruit and other citric hoppy notes. Nice balancing sweet malt with a little toffee. Run of the mill but inoffensive.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7231) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2008
Cask. High fluffy but lasting off-white head. Clear golden body. Sweet fruity caramel aroma. Flavor pretty hoppy with fruity notes. Low carbonation and a lolng bitter aftertaste.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is eggy, fruity, saltwatery and mildly yeasty. Flavour is very much the same with mild notes of tealeafs and grass. Quite watery palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5518) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2008
Cask (GBBF 2008) - Golden/amber in colour. Hoppy citric aroma with grapefruit. Fresh and hoppy taste with grapefruit and a hint of tea.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2008 Cask at GBBF ’08. Gold. Rough, slightly eggy aroma. Nettly hop taste with just a hint of some fruity sweetness. Fairly ordinary golden. 21.8.08 Cask, gravity, at Peterborough BF ’08. Much more acceptable aroma than before. Rating now: 6,3,5,4,11, 2.9


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