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Raw Grey Ghost IPA

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Brewed by Raw
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Chesterfield, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle; Regular.

Powerful American hopped IPA with citrus and grapefruit flavours. Smooth and deceptively easy to drink. Award winner - Silver New Brewer Peterborough.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidtjm (917) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2015
Cask. Pour is clear gold, aroma is light, floral. Taste is earthy, floral, bitter. Nice

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Cask (handpump) at Cask Pub & Kitchen on 17 June 2011. Mid gold with a thin white head. Excellent condition. Dry and a little citric - maybe grapefruit but it’s all a little restrained. The malt base seemed a little sweet. Easy drinking but seemed to lack impact for an IPA. I was expecting more from an IPA by a brewery with a growing reputation. Maybe something not quite right here? Flagged for re-rate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (1324) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
on tap at Dorking beer fest. lightly cloudy yellow/amber with thin head. aroma is citrus fruits and hops with a little yeast. a little bit watery for the abv but still nice. weak citrus fruits and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2295) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Cask post office vaults Birmingham. Golden colour slight head. Atom is citrus hops. Taste is good citrus some sweet malts good long hoppy bitter finish. Medium body. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5804) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - FEB 23, 2014
Cask at the Wellington, Birmingham. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a broken white head. The aroma is citrus fruit and light malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a powerful hop bitter dry spiced pepper palate and a rather odd long bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation. The bitterness was a little odd to start with but it quickly grew on me!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2504) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
500ml bottle from Hand Drawn Monkey, Huddersfield. Massive bitter bomb on first sip, which actually quells throughout the glass to allow the citrus and tropical colours to come through. By the end the huge bitterness has subsided and a nice fruity bittersweet character comes through. Quite nice, if a little unbalanced in that respect.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14043) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Sampled at GBBF 2013, London - Day 2. Pours clear gold with a light, white cream head. Nice pissy hop nose with hints of lemon. Medium sweet flavor with moderately sugary citrus, pee, simple pale malts. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Faint hoppy resins to finish with further cat pee, lemon and lightly spicy anise. Good IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Cask at Old Black Bull, Preston. Pours clear pale yellow with a thin white head. big US hop aromas - grapefruit, pine, resin. Very light malt character. Good bitterness, but towards the end it got a bit soapy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
(Cask, GBBF 2013): Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel and hops. Grapefruit heavy flavour, grassy hop, tangy citrus juice elements. Not bad, nice and light. Would be a great beer garden beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (11396) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Lamb & Flag, Oxford. Gold with white head. Good, crisp citrusy IPA, dry with a flavoursome grapefruit, pithy hop flavour, bitter with a long finish. A very pleasant beer much appreciated in the evening sunshine outside the L&F.


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