Brewed by Roosters
Style: American Pale Ale
Knaresborough, England


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Cask; Special.
The guys at Odell Brewing Co., Fort Collins, Colorado, visited us last year as part of a whistle stop tour of various breweries up and down the country and were kind enough to invite us to have dinner with them that evening. As we sat and ate and drank, we talked about a lot of things, including baseball and cricket, but we mostly talked about beer. Fast forward a few months to the end of last year and we were delighted when Doug Odell, founding brewer of Odell Brewing Co., sent us an email asking if we’d like to brew a beer with him. A question that took a nanosecond to respond to… yes! Several months and various emails later, Doug joined us at the Brewery for a couple of days to finalise the recipe and brew the beer. The Accomplice is a pale ale as prepared for India that’s been brewed using six different varieties of hops, crammed into almost every possible part of the brewing process, to create intense floral and fruit aromas, backed up by a balanced level of bitterness. When we suggested the name to Doug, his response was, “It sounds kinda sinister… I like it!” So, there we have it, The Accomplice is currently fermenting away and will be available in cask for a limited period from the beginning of July. We hope you enjoy drinking it as much as we enjoyed brewing it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (11101) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Keg at Mother Kelly’s on RBESG day 2, 08/08/14. Clear golden with a well appointed off white covering that retains. Nose is floral, perfumed notes, hops, faint turkish delight, light pine, big on the perfume. Taste comprises light pine, spice, hoppy pangs, more floral notes, herbal tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with light hop bitterness. Ok APA if a little over perfumed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9431) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Clear orange color, medium sized off-white to beige colored head. Smell and taste malts, hops, decently bitter. Decent American pale ale, nothing special though. Decent, worth a try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2108) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Tap at Mother Kelly's. Pours an orange light amber with a white head. Floral, perfumy aroma. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Light marmalade, pine, lemon, light soap, light toast, grapefruit, wood... It's OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (600) - SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Pale golden beer with a thick frothy head. Light, floral, hoppy aroma. The blend of hops makes for a tangy, airy flavour with the same floral feel as the scent. Aftertaste is tangy, with a slightly sour grapefruit edge at the back of the mouth. It’s tasty though. I could probably have gone it a bit cooler than I did. Rather nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14465) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Cask handpull at Craft Clerkenwell. Clear amber lasting beige bubbly head. very much interesting pale ale. Hops are perfumed yet bitter. It’s a decent apa. Some rose petal. Touch of peach and apricot. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4671) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
Cask gravity at Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell cons 2014-07-15 London AR: wee apricote, (everything was apricot that day - odd) AP: clear orange coppery, wee ofwhite dirty head F: wee carbonation, dry, citrus, wee grainy, tropical fruity

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8220) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2014
2014-06-27. Dark orange body with a tiny off-white head that fades. Aroma is a bit strange at first, herbal/herbaceous hops, marmalade like orange citrus. Flavour is fairly bitter throughout, good amount of hops, hoppy greenery over top. Average bodied palate, low carbonation. Okay. On cask at Dry Gate, Glasgow

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (5159) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
500ml bottle from Great Grog. Pours clear amber with a thin white head. Aromas of grapefruit, light resin. Taste is more resinous bitterness, light malt backbone. Medium body, creamy texture. Bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1494) - NORWAY - JUL 8, 2014
Clear golden. Fine white lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and pine shoots. Citrus in taste. Fine bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
campbega (94) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
500ml bottle. Dark amber colour with off-white head that lingers. Aromas of caramel and orange. Malty taste and slightly spicy - smooth finish with moderate bitterness. Great beer.

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