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Brewed by Skinners
Style: Bitter
Truro, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Heligan Honey Ale is a light refreshing bitter, pale amber in colour with distinct hoppy overtones and the subtle addition of real Cornish honey.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beth101 (528) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2010
bottle from Waitrose. Aroma of malt honey and apricots. Copper colour with a very thin off white head. Pleasant mix of malt and hops. Sweet with a bitter aftertaste. A bit flat

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (1924) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2010
Bottle from Waitrose, Northwood. A deep amber coloured pour with a slight white head. Malty, hoppy aroma. Tastes crisp and refreshing, slightly sweet, hint of honey, malty, slight bitterness. Quite pleasant and very easy drinking. A good beer to introduce my teenage nephew to beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7097) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2010
Fresh on, Driftwood Spars Hotel, Trevaunance Cove, Cornwall. Copper slicked with white. Nothing but sulphur aroma. Watery and hopless with hints of berries, tea, astringency and wood shavings. Dismal.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1741) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 23, 2010
Bottle. Poured a light, coppery amber with a small frothy, lasting white head with good lacing. Sweet notes of caramel and a delicate honey tone with a herbal hoppiness on the nose. Flavours of caramel/toffee, subtle honey notes and a pleasant, subdued hoppy bitterness. Great on the palate, light to medium carbonation and really quite crisp. Fantastic conditioning.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerViking (2290) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2010
50cl bottle, pours a tan/amber with not much head. Some toffee sweetness on the nose, maybe a little orange and honeydew melon, and a little floral hop. Quite sweet on the palate with slightly drier finish that has a bit of pine and ginger coming through, it’s still sweetish in the aftertaste though, which makes it less refreshing than it might otherwise be.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2009
April 2008. Smooth ale with a tart hoppy bitterness. Very faint honey on the finish. Well joined up.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 8, 2009
A flat watery brown looking brew. Unappetising. Quite hoppy on the nose, in a very english way. Some cereals here too, dusty straw. The honey addition is nice, like a sweet granola. The flavours here are quite nice and delicate but the texture really lets this down. It is kind of tomato flavoured, slightly herbal. So flat and watery, boring and gross. This is a big let down.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 27, 2009
Bottle (in NZ), poured a dirty amber with a thin bubbly head. Caramal malt on the nose, with hints of clover honey. A smooth palate, the honey come through a lot stronger in the flavour. The finish brings moderate bitterness. Drinks pretty well.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (1801) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2009
Cask at Farnham beerex 2009. Pours a golden amber colour. The beer has a slight bitter taste with the honey. Have had better beers with honey.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4378) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2009
Cask at the Alexandra, Derby. Amber with a dense off-white head; a fairly basic bitter, but pleasant enough and not too sweet.


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