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Brewed by Siren
Style: American Pale Ale
Finchampstead, England

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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle conditioned and keg unpasteurised; Regular
A 4.5% pale ale with spicy, grassy aromas and a taste of grapefruit and apricot. Undercurrent is part pale, part oats and part caramel barley. Her swirls of bold, bready and nutty malt whirl into a concoction of spicy, citrus, floral hops. Mystery lurks in those cascade and palisade hops. Her silky, creamy body will pull you under.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhaag (28) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2015
Definitely more UK than a US pale ale. Nice mouthfeel, easy drinker. I really like the sweetness from the caramel malt addition.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fugitive (1792) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 16, 2015
Tap @ Local Pub, Athens. Color hazy orange with medium white head. Aroma sweet, pine, citrus, caramel. Taste sweetbitter, flowers, pine, orange, citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1965) - GREECE - OCT 12, 2015
From tap at the Local Pub, Athens. Light hazy orange color with white head. Hoppy aroma, light pine and spruce, citrusy fruity, light grassy, caramel malty notes. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (5055) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2015
Bottle sample at SBWF15. Hazy golden with white head. Aroma citrusy, orange, grapefruit, biscuit, grass and slight yeast. Taste has orange, lemon, bready biscuit notes, grapefruit, some caramel, pine and grass. Nice

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
josanguapo (670) - SPAIN - SEP 27, 2015
From Festival de las Naciones. In Duvel glass. At lunch back home, with breaded steaks and fried potatoes. Perfect aroma, taste in the same level, and low ABV. What more can be asked?

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2391) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2015
On cask at the Cock in Hackney. Pours a slightly hazy honey color with an of-white head. The smell is oats, big citrus. The taste is Citrus, toasted malt, grapefruit ending crisp and dry. The body is light+...creamy with fine carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cimbasso (558) - - SEP 16, 2015
Pours a hazy gold/ orange with a small white head. Gentle aromas of resinous hops, and a taste typical of American-style IPAs. Grapefruit, pine resin and apricots are all there in the taste. There is an underlying slightly metallic thinness from the oats as well as some maltiness from the barley. Dry finish. A nicely balanced beer, but a little thin in the mouth.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (910) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 300416 Pours light cloudy to clear golden liquid, small forthy white head, Aroma: malty, cereal, nutty, caramel, citrus, lemon grass, grapefruit, Taste: light to medium sweet, medium bitter, light to medium sour, malty, fruity, citrus, orange, grapefruit, nuts, lemon grass, Palate: medium body, creamy texture, soft to average carbonation, long bitter finish, Overall: fine pale ale, very drinkable, oatmeal revealed on nose, less on the tongue. Enjoyed.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisko82 (426) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 9, 2015
Piwo złote, w kierunku pomarańczowego. Mętne. Obfita dość trwała piana. W aromacie owoce i cytrusy: pomarańcze, brzoskwinia, grapefruit oraz trawiastość. W smaku podobne, dodatkowo dochodzą herbatniki. Gorczkowe z kontrą słodową. W odczuciu piwo pełne, wysycenie średnie.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brew_Cat (107) - Athens, GREECE - SEP 6, 2015
Pours dark orange with average creamy diminishing white head. Good lacing, almost clear, medium body with somehow sticky texture. Lively carbonation. Average malts, mostly bread, cereal and cookies, average hops floral and citrus, with hints of apricots and maybe exotic fruits here and there, somewhat spicy. Very balanced regarding sweetness and bitterness, interesting palate. Not your average ale, if I may say. Really good one!


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