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Sambrooks Lavender Hill

Brewed by Sambrooks
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Lavender Hill is a beer inspired by the local lavender fields which grew in Battersea. We have taken a Lavender Honey to brew with a selection of British and French hops to create this delightful honey beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask at The Falcon, Battersea on 17 Aug 2012. Poured a light amber, with a dense white head. Aroma of honeycomb, floral hops and lemon zest. Soft fruit flavours, with some lychee and breay malt. Finish was golden syrup, biscuit and hay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jfb (4250) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
(cask) clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of light herbal hops and citrus fruit, quite green and yeasty, with a very light hint of butter. flavour is mostly yeast and walnuts, again a little green yet oxidized, with a light-bitter herbal-hoppy finish. light- to medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7475) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
From cask (handpump) at the Bree Louise on 9 September 2014. Pale gold. Quite lemony. Clean on the palate. Decent, straightforward quaffing blond but didn’t leave much of an impression.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (3784) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2014
Cask at the Barton Arms; clear amber pour with a thin white head, fruit and malt aroma, taste is floral with fruit, sweet toffee malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2014
Cask@The Railway, Streatham, London (12/08/2014) - pours gold with a white head. Prominent and yet delicate floral and herbal hoppy aroma and taste, grassy, some citrus fruity notes, light toasty malts. Pretty good and refreshing brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (2399) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2014

Sep 2014 - Cask at the Bolingbroke. Orange, very slight haze, still, small foamy white head, light lacing. Aroma has strong malty notes, yeasty bread, spice. Body is medium, totally smooth, almost no carbonation. Taste has light lemon with a meaty, semisweet malt character. Undercooked pasta. Musty finish. Weird lemon chicken vibe. Too drying. Below average. (2.8)

Sep 2014 - Cask at the Bree Louise. Pale yellow / orange, clear. Body is medium, smooth. Taste is light, malty. Very plain but drinkable. (3.0)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwik-lime (1418) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Cask at JDWs in Surbiton. Citrusey, faintly herbal hops. Very refreshing but far from the most interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
renffisch (855) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Gravicask at Beer at the River 14. Very grassy and honied beer with a tad of bisquit. Medium to light body. Hey and sweet fruit finish. Ok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2819) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask at the Red Lion, Isleworth. Hazy dark gold with a clinging head. Faintly herbal nose, palate is dry-bitter, golden malty, faintly herbal and has distant hints of apple and honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3324) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2014
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts, lots of straw, light toast. Light bitter flavour, sweet malts. Low carbonation. Quite crisp, light sweet malty finish, straw.
(Draught @ Bree Louise, London)

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