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Brewed by Rocky Head
Style: American Pale Ale
Wandsworth, England

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our inaugural Pale Ale is an exuberant mix of malted and toasted barley and an obscene amount of New World hops added at every possible stage of the brewing process. Unfiltered and bottle conditioned to preserve all the flavour.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12474) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2013
Bottled 330ml. Hazy amber color, decent off-white head, some lace. Exotic fruity hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Fruity, some yeasty notes, caramalt. Finishing with fruity bitterness. Nicely balanced APA:

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity grassy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grassy hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty grassy hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6321) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle at Ivy House. It pours hazy golden amber with a medium white head. The nose is earthy, orange, tangerine, grapefruit, cox apple, pissy hops and barnyard. The taste is zesty orange, tangerine, grapefruit, earthy, sherbet, apple and minerals with a dry, citric finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Rather juicy, tasty and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3108) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 8, 2013
light golden color. Lots of tropical fruitiness. Fairly bitter. Nice balance. Excellent pale.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stumblor (64) - - SEP 14, 2013
Pours cloudy and amber, light carbonation and small bubbles. Smell is light, pine, dried apples. Taste is apples, tobacco, light campfire, floral element. Lush! Not worth the 8 pounds i paid for our though!! Thanks bread St kitchen.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30765) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2013
33 clbottle at Union Tavern. Pours hazy orange with a huge off white head. Aroma is perfumed and floral. Bitter, herbal, light greasy and smooth fruity. Bitter, citrusy and grapefruity finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1410) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle from Oddbins, Balham. Bottled 25/06/13. Pours a nice hazy orange colour with a white thinish head. Nice hoppy, tropical fruit aroma - passion fruit, pineapple, as well as tangerine, some pine, lycee. Medium to light body, medium carbonation. Very tasty - just my bag - funky juicy tropical fruit, veggie earthiness, touch of caramel, dry and bitter. I will say this though, it’s a 6.5% pale ale. It will be interesting to try an ipa from them - not sure how they’d differentiate. A tasty beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (3734) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle @ home. Aroma is hoppy fruity goodness. Flavour is thick bitter hoppy goodness, fruity notes. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2013
Lovely -Nice classic juicy and fat IPA profile. Sherbet, kiwi, wheat - quite lip-smaking.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (7324) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle shared with dEnk. Opaque hazy orange color, medium to full sized white to off - white head. Smell and taste malts, lots of hops, fruityness, some pine and lots of bitterness. Absolutely lovely and amazing. Superb beer! Huge thanks to jmgreenuk for bringing this.


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