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Brewed by Salopian
Style: American Pale Ale
Shrewsbury, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Cask; Occasional. First seen in 2009. Has reappeared as a monthly special on several accasions since.
An elegant strong Salopian version of an IPA,citrus, pines and tropical fruit engulf the palate and caress the senses. A dry body with an extremely long lingering  finish.


dnas2's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, - OCT 3, 2010
Cask handpump at The Wellington, Birmingham. Golden with a short head. A very floral, fruity, apricot scent. Hardly any carbonation. Well balanced in the mouth with a sweet end, without being sickly. Fruity and nice.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7657) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
2014-07-09. Hazy dark orange body modest off white head. 3++ Aroma or resiny oily orange citrus, lightly resinous. 7++ Flavour is similar, resinous orange citrus, moderately bitter throughout, mild lightly sweet base malt. Average plus bodied palate, good carbonation. 3+ Quite nice! On tap at The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (3650) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2014
Classy one with that special citrus and hops in your nose. Some grass, vanilla and leaves also. Very drinkable, bit watery but a really fine brew in the end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (3649) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle from my Summer Santa - many thanks! The beer pours out in a deep golden-light amber colour with low head and medium body. Wonderful aroma of fresh hops, spices and herbs. Taste of fresh hops, spruce, pine, wild flowers, wild herbs and mild spices. Wonderful beer with a medium bitter finish. Enjoyed it a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnCook101 (305) - - JUL 5, 2014
Hazy copper with a large off-white white head. Great aroma of marmalade and pine. Flavours of citrus, malt, pine resin, tropical fruit. Moderate sweetness gives way to a robust but not overwhelming bitter finish. Medium bodied, very slight oily, moderate to high carbonation. A lovely IPA.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElectroMod (115) - - JUN 20, 2014
Draught at Y Delyn Wine Bar, Mold. Pours a hazy orange with a bold, long lasting white head. Aroma is orange zest, hops and marmalade. Taste is dry and nicely hopped with plenty of zesty tropical fruit. Very nice IPA indeed!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (126) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Very nice APA; well balanced between the fruitiness and the bitterness, which is slightly mellowed at the end by some orange marmalade. Cloudy amber with big white head which adds some creaminess to the body. Citrus aroma; tastes of grapefruit, kiwi, tangerine and pineapple.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13289) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Chriso May 2014 tasting. Clear gold lasting white head. It’s nice that beer. Lovely hop. Good some caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6326) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle at Chriso. It pours clear golden with a thick white head. The nose is fresh, orange, sherbet, candy, tangerine and dough. The taste is crisp, bitter, doughy, orange peel, tangerine, sherbet, candied peel, toast and light spice, resins and decent bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Crisp, orange sherbet and very drinkable. Very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh on 17 May. Poured a mid-golden colour, with a thin white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, hay and oranges. Citrus hop flavours, with some biscuity malt and dried apricots. Finish was straw, Seville oranges and dry grain.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (1747) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Cask at the Hanging Bat. Light peach, sweet toffee, creamy, juicy hops, dry.


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