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Brewed by Sadlerís
Style: American Pale Ale
Lye, England

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A powerful India pale ale, brewed with American Amarillo and Citra hops. A balanced malt sweetness supports the epic hop aroma and flavour explosion.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dermi (1074) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2016
50 cl, bottled. Pours gold with a white head. Aroma: Fruits, citrus fruits, grapefruit. Notes of sweet dough. Taste: Fruity flavours, notes of grains. Pleasantly bitter. Palate: Medium body, dry finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (1583) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, slight mango, subtle caramel and some peppery, floral hops. Taste of grapefruit, orange, some mango, a hint of lychee, a little caramel, subtle biscuit and peppery, floral hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A dryish, citrus, peppery hop bitterness in the finish. It sure is a hop bomb, but at the same time balanced and easy drinking. It nice but I reckon this would be better on cask.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
I_LUV_BEER (117) - - JUN 5, 2016
Served in a snifter from a 500ml bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is a hoppy combination of citrus and grapefruit with slight grassy notes. Taste is very similar to the nose: citrus, grapefruit, grassy notes with quite a long bitter finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Nice one!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (1316) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2016
Currently available for £1.25 a bottle at aldi , quite a sweet malt and hop aroma, it drinks very easily, and has a pleasant bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamVimes21 (155) - - MAY 15, 2016
Cask @ Shirley beer festival Birmingham, amber with a nice white head hoppy with some citra taste and a malty sweetness lead to a nice IPA .

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (2295) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2016
500ml bottle. Golden colour with a foamy white head and hoppy tropical fruit aroma. Taste is malt caramel, sweetish, with fruity citrusy grapefruit and hop resin bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation,dry tangy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackradioboy (170) - SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2016
Bottle from Home Bargains. (£1.49) This is a nice surprise after trying so many disappointing - ok, crap - new beers recently. Hop Bomb has something the others have lacked - flavour and body. Extremely dry at the finish. Good effort. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoestring (347) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - APR 10, 2016
Light golden with white fluffy head. Citrus and pine in nose . Yup get the metallic finish. Not hop bomb by any means. Bit misleading and threw me when tasting it. Expected way different. Refreshing but something there. Canít make upland if love it or thinks itís just ok. Will try again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dchad56 (303) - - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle - thin, clear, light straw . Heavy carbonation with small white head. Strong hoppy aroma. Initial sharp ting on tongue and in mouth. Metallic aftertaste - tart grapefruit like finish - only ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4156) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2016
Bottle from B&M, Team Valley, Gateshead. Hazy, pale straw coloured with a thin white head. It has a sweet fruit, toffee and slight citrus flavour followed by peppery hops on the smooth fruity pine finish. Pretty good.


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