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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sharing the same proprietary hop blend, around 40 of our brewery brethren nationwide created beers to benefit research for ALS, a disease often associated with baseball legend Lou Gehrig. A strong swing of tropical fruit and citrus drives light-boded No. 4 Pale Ale to the wall, and it crosses home with a crisp, dry finish. (Lou Gehrig’s number 4 was retired by the New York Yankees in 1939.)


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2015
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2015. Clear golden beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy mash citrus aroma. Hoppy citrus mash grassy flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3443) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Cask at GBBF, 5.4%. Orange, still, pretty clear, small bubbly white head. Aroma is earthy, papery, light mint, some toffee. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is earthy, cardboard, light coffee maybe, light bitterness. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (9372) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. It pour clear gold with a small white head. The nose is fresh, juicy, lemon sherbet, grapefruit, sandalwood, manly aftershave and light biscuit. The taste is bitter, straw, dry grapefruit, white bread, apple skin, pear and pepper with a dry, sort of peppery finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Not so sure on this one - its just a bit bland. Drinkable enough anyway.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (14346) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2015
At Great British Beer Festival 2015, Day 1. Clear golden beer with a small head. Hoppy mash aroma, floral, hay, herbal notes, some citrus. Hoppy citric flavor, mash, hay, floral,grassy notes. Unclean to me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14333) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015, day 1 - London. Pours clear yellow-gold with a white froth head. Clean hop aroma, with light piss and grapefruit. Light sweet flavor, with some crispy pale bread, citrus pith, light bitter rind. Light bodied with average carbonation. Good balance on the finish, nice and clean, with some biscuits and light grassy bitterness. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
11th August 2015
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Lightly hazy gold beer, bubbly white head. Palate is light and semi dry. Dry pale malts. Mild orange and peel, touch of lemon. Light floralness. Light dry finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (7870) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Orange, clear, oily, flat. Peach and orange, honey, malts. Ok. Sweet,,minals, dry peach.hmmm. Weird.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (5802) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask gravity at GBBF 2015 day 1. Clear golden, light orange coloured pour with a lasting fine white head. Aroma is really nice grassy c hop, blackberry. Flavor is solid balanced, grassy, blackberry, cranberry,. Palate is medium light , moderate carbonation. Really good balanced APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (17632) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask at gbbf 2015... Amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft sweet toffee fruit.. Mellow Mellon nose... Juicy fruits.. Soft hop.. Soft fruits.. Juicy fruits

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15314) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask gravity at GBBF 2015. Clear amber lasting beige head. Grapefruit hoppy aroma. Drinkable clean leafy hop throughout bit of tea good.


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