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Brewed by Sadlerís
Style: American Pale Ale
Stourbridge, England

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2550) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 26 Apr 2012. Poured a lightly hazy, mid golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of grapefruit, Citra hops and straw. Citrus hop flavours, with tropical fruits and biscuit. Finish was resin, lemon zest and dry grain.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (213) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Cask at The City Arms JDW, Earlsdon, Coventry. Poured a light golden amber with a white thin head that left lacing on the glass, immediate hoppy aroma, malty biscuit notes and a hint of citrus lemongrass. Pleasant and hoppy although not on a par with the likes of a Jarl !

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (240) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Pale colour with a good sized white head. Medium body. No strong aroma, but some orange pushes through in what would otherwise be a typical English IPA. Very good bitter finish, making this a decent pint.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1028) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Pint from Pheasant Worcester. Pale gold colour, with a white head. Citrus aroma. Taste has this too, with a good balanced bitter kick. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1587) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
Cask at the Bishop Blaize, RIchmond. Medium white head. Clear gold body. Lemon, hops, citrus. Bitter with some tang. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1710) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle from B&M. Clear gold. Thin, but lasting, white head. Fusty, slightly buttery hop. Hint of lemon. Hint of spice. Taste is light bitter. Fresh palate. Fairly zingy. Finishes fresh and dry bitter. Taking into account the length of time Iíve had this, and the initial cost, then this is very decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MikeFallopian (10) - - AUG 26, 2014
Gravity at Swansea Bay Beer Festival, late August 2014. Didnít really live up to its name - a bright, refreshing golden ale with hints of citrus, but definitely not a hop bomb.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlbionOakley (31) - Poulton, Lancashire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Wow, 89p this cost me! Not much to look at, no head at all and a greeny yellow colour. Big hop flavour which is quite bitter and fruity. This reminds me of shipyard IPA

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnCook101 (344) - - JUL 31, 2014
Very pale straw colour with a small white head. Aroma is fresh but indistinct. Flavour is surprisingly intense, I didnít expect the degree of hoppy bitterness - given the exceptionally light colour I was expecting more lager-like flavours. A little pine, too, barely any malt. Very light bodied, moderate carbonation. I enjoyed this one quite a bit.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReV2 (150) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle from B&M, pours lager coloured with a frothy head, wheat is obvious, not as hoppy as the name would suggest. A bit of citrus & spice, refreshing though bloaty from the wheat. An English ale trying to be American, not as EPIC or AWESOME as it might like to be but nice all the same.


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