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Brewed by Roosters
Style: American Pale Ale
Knaresborough, England

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13844) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4252) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7921) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3610) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1016) - NORWAY - JUL 8, 2014
Clear golden. Fine white lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and pine shoots. Citrus in taste. Fine bitter aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
campbega (70) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1504) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Copper colour good beige head lacing. Aroma is fruity toffee. Taste is good slight burnt malts some grapefruit pine and a great long dry very bitter finish. Decent body and mouthfeel. Really good

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1470) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Tap at Friends of Ham, Leeds. Clear, pale amber. Minimal, white head. Toffee malt. Ripe strawberry. Taste is pithy bitter. Thin palate. Not much going off, really. Bit of grapefruit, maybe. Finish is dry and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1216) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2013
500ml bottle. Deep golden amber colour, foamy off-white head and aroma of caramel, orange rind citrus, pine, resiny hop. Taste is malty, some pine with a spicy earthy lingering resin bitterness. Slightly oily mouth feel, light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry bitter finish. Quite OK.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2387) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle. Amber with white head. Nice hoppy aroma, pine and grapefruit. Similar taste, quite resinous with some caramel. Bitter finish. Very nice


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