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Brewed by Skinners
Style: Bitter
Truro, England
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RATINGS: 86   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2007
golden colour, sweet hop, sweet little hop rresins with a nice honey sweetness in linger.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2007
A Sim rate (Cask at Planet Thanet): Hoppy, straw and slightly sweet. Sinkable sweet citric flavour. Could drink loads of this. Smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (1875) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber coloured with a thick off-white head. Aroma of hops, malts and some honey. Taste is hoppy with a touch of honey. Lightly bitter and dry finish. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (521) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2006 Cask handpump at the Tavistock Food and Drink Festival, 29/07/2006. A dark amber colour with an average-sized head. Light malty, slightly sweet aromas. A nice, smooth hoppy taste with just a little honey along with malt in the finish. Only a little sweetness. Very drinkable stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1175) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2006
An amber to yellow coloured beer with a quickly dissipating, yellow white coloured head. A light aroma, initially hoppy, then a mellow maltiness. The taste is dry, bitter and hoppy.Then there is a smooth, malty flavour that carries a tiny trace of honey that is accompanied by a banana-like tropical fruit taste, through to the end. The finish is dry and hoppy. (Bottle)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13828) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2006
Cask gravity at Red Lion, Snargate. Amber colour with thin white head. Honey aroma. Honey and hay in mouth, bit of herb. OK, just a tad of urine from somewhere. Not my favourite honey beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - APR 25, 2006
NOn bitter for my taste,t he honey thing is for real, I mean, in taste, it is sweet but not annoyingly sweet, it still has its hoppy things on it, and a bubbling foam, it is very interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10460) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2006
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Festival 06. Golden beer with slight head. Initially particularly sweet, but that does reduce to a malty, fruitiness. A little caramel in the background, interesting rather than good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
skortila (4557) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2006
Aroma of hops and caramel malts. Clear, amber coloured with a lasting, short head. Taste is sweet, slightly bitter. Caramel malts and hops in it. Not really interesting, but drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
caesar (5201) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2006
Clear amber color, short head. Aroma of english hops, some tones of honey, caramel malt. Regular bitter taste, some sweetness. Quite decent beer.


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