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RATINGS: 983   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This light copper single hop India Pale Ale is brewed only with the Fuggles hops. It has a smooth, dry, and crisp flavor with floral aroma and apple plum palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6767) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from Gardiner & haskins, Bristol. Ple gold with a big, white, head. Hay, lemon fruits, cereal mlats, a touch of sharp, grassy hop and moderately bitter finish. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (783) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle from Tesco, Stourbridge. Amber with a hoppy ginger aroma. Tastes like an English bitter - long bitter finish - but with slight fizz to the feel. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Graham77 (282) - Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
355ml bottle from Tesco. From my limited experience of US beer Id say this has a typical US IPA flavour but I have definitely tasted better. Quite drinkable but really not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Silvan7 (821) - Samarate, ITALY - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle @ home. Ambrata, limpida schiuma beige abbastanza grossolana abbastanza persistente. Aroma floreale, di miele díacacia, caramello, biscotto al burro, malto. Gusto abboccato allíingresso di miele e caramello, poi abbastanza amara, scorza di pompelmo decisamente luppolata. Poco corposa, abbastanza carbonata poco calda equilibrata, abbastanza armonica.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
martinrumsam (562) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber with transient white head. Aroma a little musty and bready. Bitter taste but not the hop profile you expect from an American IPA due to the chosen hop variety. A let down.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
rodbod (68) - SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
I should have looked more closely at the label. I saw "American Craft Beer" and failed to spot "fuggles". Donít get me wrong, itís a decent traditional _British_ IPA, with good bitterness and well-balanced malt. But to call itself "American Craft" is, in my opinion, disingenuous. If it wasnít for that Iíd score it 2.9 overall

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Scopey (8466) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from tesco. It pours clear amber with a medium white head. The nose is grainy, grass, mild sweetness, earth and straw. The taste is grainy, dull bitterness, grass, florals, some sweetness and earth with a dry finish. Light-medium body and average carbonation. Fuggles IPA? No thanks. Really basic stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybion (92) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle, 330 ml. Pours clear amber with half a finger of creamy white head, which promptly vanishes leaving little lacing. Weak aroma of honey, wholemeal bready malts, and a little bit of floral hops. Taste is quite watery with background notes of honey, bready and biscuit malts, citrus, and apple. Bitterness is only slight.Thin-bodied and highly carbonated, this is disappointing, and reminds me too much of Greene King.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1245) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle into a Leffe glass. Opaque copper, effervescent with a creamy head. Grassy aroma with some malt. Dry, bitter beer, pleasant. Crisp rather than light. This is reasonable stuff, I could have a couple of these happily if I was out with friends, but you would find something better in a proper beer joint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2014 Bottled 25/05/14. A golden coloured beer with lasting off-white dollops of head and lace. Quite hoppy but itís very much of the earthy fuggles variety. A decent taste and bitterness level and itís drinkable enough - just a bit dull. Score 3.2
Subsequent rating scored 3.1 Score unaltered

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