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Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: American Pale Ale
Holmfirth, England

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Cask & Bottle conditioned; Status occasional.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (9781) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle @ home thanks to jmgreenuk for getting me this one. Hazy but at the same time quitebright orange ccolor, medium sized white head. Smell malts, hops. Taste malts, hops, pretty bitter. Bitter, a bit dry finish, medium body, medium carbonation. Very nice!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (9326) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 21, 2013
A nice pale ale, on cask at Cask Days 2013. Very balanced, a tad of barnyard that seemed an off-note to me, otherwise most drinkable. Orange bodied, with some hop aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9076) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2012
Recommended by the barmaid at Euston Tap. Half-pint poured from keg. Cloudy apricot coloured body. Creamy white head. Restrained fresh citrus fruits to the nose. Fresh apricot and grapefruit in flavour. Good fruit bitter support to the ending. Well bodied. Nice even though it was served too cold at the pub (London, 27.11.2012).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (8972) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2014
Draught @ John Bull Pub, Aalborg
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt and a faint hint of citrus and grape finish. Body is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a fruity, orange and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Cask conditioned air pressure Euston Tap London 12/03/13. A golden beer with a white head and lace. A pleasant but sharp hoppy nose. Bitter hops in the mouth but an uncomfortable biscuity edge which doesn’t work. The aftertaste is wrong.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8508) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
Cask at CP&K. It pours gold, with a thin white head. The nose is farmyard, hay, straw, leaf, touch of sweet fruit and green hop. The taste is straw, resin, leaf, farmyard, leather, floral, raw hop, pear, melon and honeysuckle, with a bitter-dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. A flavoursome APA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8334) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2013
2013-10-19. Lightly hazy bright orange body with a small frothy white head. 3+ Aroma is moderately citrusy, notes of muddled citrus peel and pale malt. Flavour is similar, sweetish orange citrus and citrus peel over mild pale malt base. Smooth average plus bodied palate, low carbonation. Enjoyable, sessionable but on the mild side. Session 2, Cask Days 2013, Toronto

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8288) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2013 Draught at the Black Door, Helsinki, Finland.
Cloudy orange golden colour with a tiny white head. Exotic fruity aroma with mild bitterness and mild maltiness in the aroma. The flavour is bitter hops, resin, mild fruitiness and some floury maltiness. Good. Tasty.

Cask at the Salhojankadun Pub, Tampere, Finland.
Clear amber colour with no head. Fruity hops, mild bitterness and malt in a very nice aroma. Fruity and piney hops, mild bitterness and balancing maltiness in the flavour. Thinnish. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (8218) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2012
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg, on October 1, 2012
Hazy orange color, creamy off-white head. Hoppy, fruity, tropical fruits scent. Minerals, bitter, hoppy, resin taste. Spritzy mouthfeel, high bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8181) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Cask, handpump at The Shoulder of Mutton, Wantage, Oxfordshire, Wednesday 12th September 2012 Pours golden with a small clean white head. Fruity, tasty beer with an impressive hoppy bite. The hops rip through leaving a slight dryness, they are really punchy, citrussy and tangy, this really is very good. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.8


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