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Brewed by Redwillow
Style: American Pale Ale
Macclesfield, England

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask & Bottled; Regular.

Brewer’s blog: "New beer brewed today, Wreckless, a very hoppy / aromatic 4.8% Pale, loaded with Citra and Amarillo hops, looking forward to this one, should be lovely. Think it is time to start brewing at full length rather than the 50% I’ve been running at until now. Update : Just had a quick taste of Wreckless, massive amounts of citra and amarillo tropical fruits coming through,very pleased so far."


STEVIE_NIX's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
STEVIE_NIX (35) - - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle from cotteridge wines. Yummy. Pours dark gold with big fruit and hop nose. Tastes of stone fruits. Very smooth and very more ish. Another Red Willow winner and all wrapped up at under 5% abv.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1557) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
On cask at Coach and Horses, Dronfield - Golden amber colour with a frothy off-white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with citrus, apricots and tropical fruits. Fruity, hoppy taste with notes of citrus, grapefruit, passion-fruit, biscuity malt with a sharp bitterness in a dry finish. Very nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1782) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2015
Bottle from Heaton Hops, Manchester. Pours golden with a frothy white head. Good hoppy aroma with notes of pine. The taste is bitter with pine again. A little caramel malt in the background. Nice lingering finish. Light and refreshing. I could easily drink a lot of this. An excellent session ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (316) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2015
Cask at The Earl Grey Inn, Leek. A deep golden colour with a foamy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange peel, apricot, peach, some ash and caramel. Taste of caramel malt, grapefruit, orange, peach, apricot, resin and spicy hops. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a slightly oily texture. A smooth, spicy, citrus finish. Light bitterness. Really good for a pretty low ABV APA, nice tropical fruit hop flavours.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, nose is grapefruit, pine, caramel, taste is similar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (503) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2015
Cask at Codsall Station. Pours an amber pale ale with creamy white head. Very strong tropical fruit and hop aroma and taste similar. Very freshing with hoppy and tropical citrus fruit notes, good stuff

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
[5932-20131019] Cask. Sweet toasted grains aroma. Slightly hazy, light orange body with a quick foamy off-white head. Fruity grains flavour has a bitter citrus peel note. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4563) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Cask, hand-pulled half-pint in the Old Red Cow, Smithfield London on 12th Sep 2014. Light amber body with a thin layer of bubbles sat on top. The aroma was of weak caramel and grassy hops. The taste also caramel malt like and bordering on sweet, some fruit notes came and went before a drying hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7501) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle at home. Medium high lasting white fluffy head. Hazy milky dark yellow body. Powerful tropical fruit aroma with a touch of lemon. Relatively hoppy fruity flavor with a high carbonation and a long dry an bitter finish. Quite tasty for a beer with such a low alcohol percentage. Well balanced and nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8928) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
Cask ale poured into a half pint glass at York Tap. Filmy layer at the top of a near-clear golden body. Spotty lacing. Smell of grass and bread. Decent taste of pale malts, dusty hops and peach followed by a bittersweet ending. Easy to drink and easy to like (York 10.07.2014).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2058) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden good white head lacing. Aroma sweet malts citrus tropical notes. Taste is same good biscuit malts light hop good bitterness. Body a could do with thicken up to improve this. V good otherwise.


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