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Sunny Republic Shark Head

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Brewed by Sunny Republic
Style: Pilsener
Blandford Forum, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Freisian Pilsener
A modern take on a rare Pils variant. Historically having a bitter hop bite, this Friesian takes it one step further and builds on the German Spalt hops clean bitterness by adding a citrusy-pepper bite from the NZ Pacific Jade. Lagered (cold conditioned) for three whole weeks and finished off by running it for 24 hours through Australian Citra hops in our Sierra Nevada style hop torpedo. Available in 9-gallon casks. Malt: Low Colour Pale & Lager Malt Hops: Spalt Select, Pacific Jade & Citra


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rlgk (10849) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with a small head. Quite bad perfume and pee aroma. Fruity hop flavor, grassy, hay. Some strange things in there...

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
madmitch76 (15128) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
15th August 2014
GBBF Day 4. Cask. The great Harrisoni/madmitch76 walkabout. Lightly hazy gold beer, small white head. Palate is pretty flat for a Pils. Light clean malts. Light hops. Briefly minty but also a little citrus. Light flat finish. A mild vinegar sourness runs throughout. Another brewer falls at the mighty walls of cask pilsner!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (8759) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 5, 16/08/14. Clear golden with moderate off white edgework. Nose carries astringent bitter notes, spice, lightly burnt vegetables, citric tones, straw. Taste comprises bready notes, light spice, citric peel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. A little muddled, pretty mediocre but just about drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (4709) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Clear golden with a very small white head, no lacing. Aroma is sharp, ripe fruit. Flavors of ripe fruit
Not good

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Benzai (8395) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Clear yellow color, small white head. Smells bad, puke, plants and cardboard. Taste isn’t much better either, though fortunately the puke isn’t there. Crappy one.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niall73 (1806) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Pours gold. Light vinegar and egg in the aroma. Light body, light carbonation. Insipid and pukey. Poor.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
harrisoni (13793) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Clear gold lasting white head. Terrible aroma. Almost made me vomit. Bottom of barrel horrible.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mR_fr0g (3171) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at the 2014 GBBF. Aroma is vinegar, cider vinegar oxidised. Golden coloured with no head. Flavour is tart apple, fink, stale grains. Palate is flabby and dull. Pretty poor.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GuideDogSaint (309) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Cask at the Running Horse, Leatherhead. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma hazelnut, grass and cabbage. Sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10326) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Market Porter, Borough Market, London. Yellow gold with white head. Light, slightly watery, grainy, malty beer, thin on the palate, no real shark bite to this unfortunately. Fairly average.


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