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Brewed by Red Squirrel
Style: American Pale Ale
Hemel Hempstead, England

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Cask; Occasional.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 6, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium yellow orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, light moderate hoppy, citrus, orange - citrus, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, plastic burnt bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100804]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2010
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange to yellow with a small white and lacing head. Aroma is crisp hoppy, citrusy and grapefruity. Sweet fruity impression. Dry and caramelish malt and distinct grapefruity hoppy into a dry a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29145) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. An amber beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of citrus fruits, leading to a dry and very bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20239) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, some mild vegetables and also quite herbal. Flavour is hops, earth, rather fruity with some bready malts as well. Ends fruity and grassy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2010
15th July 2010. Chelmsford Beer Festival. Slightly hazy gold beer. Residual suddy head. Semi dry and semi criso palate. Crisp orangey hops with a little marmalade and a little spice. A whisper of sulphur doesn’t detract too much. Good effort!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14062) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 10, 2010
cask at GBBF 2010 ... Earls count... London ... southeast england ... united Kingdom ... Europe ... World ... red amber ... thin white lacing ... soft fruity brioght hop ... sweet front .. dry bitter linger ... light toffeee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13276) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2007
Cask gravity at St Albans BF 2007. Gold with a haze, thin bubbly beige head. Grapefruit American hop aroma. Quite a sweet grapefruit I thought. Could really do with more malt. Hops are classy. Good grapefruit. It’s an APA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2010
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 05/08/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with some citrus flavour. A hint of dryness and bitterness in a peppery malt finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8611) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2007
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - Leicester BF. A golden coloured ber with beige patches of head. The aroma is very fruity with orange hoppy notes. Very fresh, pleasant nose. The taste is sharp citric hoppy. Good oranges flavours, but maybe a little bit too harsh. Reasonable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7981) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2008
Cask, Leicester. Golden and viscous with a small head. Aromas are apricot and citrus with peppery hops. Sweet and fruity. Hints of sulphur. Flavours are lots of bitter, sweet citrus. Zesty and yeasty with bitter grapefruit. Dry aftertaste. Lacks finesse but still decent.


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