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

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle conditioned; Status occasional.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5743) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Hazy Amber with a small head. Floral and soapy aroma. Herbal hops in the flavour along with tidbits(?). Medium bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5739) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2014
33cl bottle shared courtesy of Zer0. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Nice bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5679) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail.Pours light hazy golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma is light fruity, with some bready doughy malts. Light body with fine carbonation. Taste is moderate sweet fruity, some good fruity and piney hops in there as well, nice and easy likeable brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5635) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2012
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. Clear golden, medium white head. Strong citric hop aroma, predominantly with oranges. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness. A bit one-dimensional but a good summer w...beer it would be.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle - Amber with a slight haze. Grapefruit, pineapple and peach in the aroma. Hoppy and fresh taste with notes of peach, grapefruit, pine and toffee. Quite tangy and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (5005) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Cask - Grapefruit and orange with some caramel. Cloudy gold or angel with a bubbly head. Grapefruit rind, sweet malts and a light bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (4994) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Cask @ CPK. Deep amber color with a small white head. The nose is orange and bright peach fruits, light grass and wet hay. The taste is much the same, summery fruits and light citrus with a grassy finish. The body’s medium, the carbonation soft. Overall, a tasty pale ale from Summer Wine. Not a standout, though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4988) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle at Deans impromptu Monday Tasting, Den Haag. Poured a clear straw colour with a thin white head and some broken white lace. The aroma is rich nettle hop citrus malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a rich tropical fruit palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lots going on. Lots of fresh fruit flavours.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4805) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
(Keg at Black Door, 20130720) The beer poured deep amber and cloudy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fresh grass, fruitiness and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, malts, sweetness and bitterness. Afteraste was hoppy and bitter. Overall impresion was musty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nisse666 (4505) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle from SB cons 2014-09-22 Göteborg AR: heavy grapefruit, pine, apricot jam - peach when poured AP: hazy coppery, frothy artificial white head F: heavy carbonation, wee hollow feeling, ripe apricots, grape fruit bitternees


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