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Brewed by Roosters
Style: American Pale Ale
Knaresborough, England

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Originally an experimental "Outlaw" beer, subsequently became a regular brew.
Pale coloured beer. Golden Promise malt and New Zealand and US hops. Amazing aromas closely mirror those of the Sauvignon grape. Moderately bittered. Long finish


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaguarxj6 (36) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2013
Cask@Blue Stoops,Chesterfield. Highly aromatic smell and tastes similar. Clear gold with tight head that lasts quite well. Don,t think it,s quite as good as Yankee,but it gives it a good run for it,s money. This brewery turns out some pretty impressive beers which are distinctive and slightly different from the norm. Another one please,landlord.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
The Rake, Borough 4 Nov 12. Lys gylden. 0 skum. Tung fruktig aroma. Smaken er tørr frukt. Lite annet.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (804) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2012
Cask at The Victoria, Birmingham. Typical looking pale ale. Perhaps served a little too cold so lacking flavour. However there is a decent bitter hit. Creamy mouthfeel. Small head but does the business in the lacing department. Refreshing and good but not spectacular.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ladnewton (1615) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co, London on 2nd July 2012. Gold with thin white decaying head. Slightly metallic. Sweet fruitiness, malt and citric hop. Tangy end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2012
Light gold, fairly cloudy, decent head for a beer served in Dorset; citrus and hops dominate; grapefruit, a touch of bitter orange, some peachy notes lurking in the background; hops are piney, puckering and give a notably bitter finish; fairly light mouthfeel but otherwise packs a fair punch for its abv; better balanced than the other similar Roosters beer I’ve had lately (Cogburn), but I’m yet to be won over to the style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 21, 2012
On cask at The Cask and Barrel- Southside. Pours a light golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of passion fruit, pineapple and caramel. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Mildly bitter and dry to finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3644) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
Cask by air pressure at Geordie’s Byre, Ayr (7 Apr 12) - clear pale golden, thin white head, too cold, citrus hop aroma, mild citrus, bit musty, refreshing

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5804) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Cask @ Euston Tap. Light golden color with a small white head. The aroma’s of tropical fruit, grapefruit, pineapple, pacific sea breeze. The taste is fruity, full of lemon zest. Midly hoppy with a not particularly bitter finish. Light body, subtle carbonation. Overall, quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andsled (24) - Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2011
The star middlesbrough. Served in great condition. Wonderfully aromatic with tropical fruits and grapefruit. Always thought that nelson sauvin needs a strong malt backbone in order to succeed and this is the minimum requirement. Pretty decent. Drink it if you find it

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (13985) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2011
Cask at The Lord Aberconway, Nicholson’s, London. Pours clear gold with a foamy, white head. Grassy hops and citrus rind aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor, harsh grass and rind, some light earth, toast. Light bodied with average carbonation. Dandelions and grass in the finish. Quite dry, slightly sticky, with modest sugar. Decent.


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