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Red Squirrel HopFest

Red Squirrel HopFest
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Brewed by Red Squirrel
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hemel Hempstead, England


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Light golden ale with a floral/citrus aroma and elderflower notes

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8478) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Cask, The Criterion, Leicester. Golden with an off white foam. Aromas are multigrain with leafy notes and pithy citrus rind. Spiced oranges with light grapefruit and lemon. Flavours are sweet grain and biscuit with lemon and mellow grapefruit. Earthy with caramel with nutty notes. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
MissPxx (636) - - DEC 9, 2014
Very subtle aroma. Nothing prepares you for the taste. Which isn't that pleasant. Quite a yellow, green colour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1341) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Pint at the Mailbox, lincoln. Hazy deep golden colour with creamy white head. The aroma has the hops you’d expect with a name like this, however for me the taste doesn’t have the balance or deepth of flavour found in good well hoped beers, just a very bitter taste with a lingering aftertaste. Maybe a half was the better option.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rlgk (11941) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
Sample at London Craft Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with a small head. Fruity hop aroma, caramel, grass, sweet, some cookie dough. Hoppy bitter flavor, cookie dough, toffee, some citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7917) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle that I purchased from ’Jacks’ , Westholme Stores, Goring on Thames, Oxon, consumed at home Wednesday 10th September 2014 Pours gold with clean white bubbly head. Zippy in mouth, the aroma is ultra clean, like a sort of chemical version of a spring crisp freshness, but not bad by an stretch. Twangy with a furry citrussy zappiness, a little cheesy hoppiness at edges (perhaps indicating age which was BB 08.14) really good. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (3249) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Wee Howff, Paisley - clear pale golden, thin bubbly white head, floral citrus aroma, poor lacing, bit of elderflower, some malty sweetness, well balanced, easy to drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (6342) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Draft - Cookie dough. Clear gold with a rich white head. Tastes like cookie dough as well, with a hint of citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (1624) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Cask somewhere in Lancaster. A golden ale with tropical fruit hop notes. Pleasantly bitter and refreshing, but a touch watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2393) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2014
Cask @ Harp. Notes of caramel, herbs, citrus and elderflowers. A bit dry. Almost still.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10878) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Squirrel, Coventry. Pale gold with white head. Light, malty beer with a slight cigarette ash flavour, reasonably bitter and dry, there is a fresh grainy note. Not sure about the hopfest claim though, it didn’t seem overly hopped to me, but it’s ok.

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