Brewed by Redwillow
Style: American Pale Ale
Macclesfield, England


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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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."

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (12993) - London, Greater London, - FEB 7, 2013
Bottle at home in London. Pours clear gold with a massive, frothy white head. Some tangy, lightly dried citrus in the nose. Light sweet flavor with pale, vaguely doughy malts, a bit of tangerine. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly drying to finish, with some pine needles, mellow tangerine, mango. A tasty APA, though the hops don’t quite sing enough for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5340) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, nose is grapefruit, pine, caramel, taste is similar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (427) - 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

   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)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4435) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7492) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8822) - 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).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2022) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11123) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Grassy. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle poured into half pint glass. A very well made APA style pale. Solid, hop forward with a great balance of the Citra/Amarillo hops and a malt backbone that supports rather than overwhelms. Extremely drinkable at a decent ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11741) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour is fruit, malt, hop, pine, citrus, orange. Medium body. Bitter finish. Ordinary beer.

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