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Surrey Hills Greensand IPA

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Brewed by Surrey Hills
Style: Bitter
Dorking, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (973) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear amber/gold colour with firm white creamy head. Aroma is extremly sharp and citrussy. Tart, fresh hops. Taste is great. Does taste like an IPA rather than a bitter. Lots of lemon and lime with sharp/dry hops.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jiminycricket (3) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014 does not count
500ml bottle. Pours a copper colour. Frothy head. Very citrusy and hoppy aroma. Tastes strongly of citrus and hops. Finishes with a slightly sour and zingy taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford Beer Festival 2014. Poured a deep golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of fresh hop, citrus and mango. Grapefruit hop flavours, with some hay and light chalkiness. Finish was dry straw, resin and bitter hop.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (4000) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford beer fest 2014. Aroma is nice sharp and floral lemon hop with some tropical fruits, peach. Golden coloured pour with a thin white head. Flavour is nice juicy tropical fruit, peach and citrus nice base of grainy malts. Bit of midget gem. Palate is nice resin and moderate carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GuideDogSaint (483) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 13, 2014
Cask at the Jolly Coopers, Epsom. Golden brown with a white head. Hoppy aroma, intensely bitter with some sweetness. Great IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Cask Pint at Edward Rayne (JDW), Raynes Park, London in Feb 2014 - Amber Gold in colour. Good white head. Long lasting lacing. Very Fruity; orange citrus, grapefruit, some peel. Very Hoppy; piney and grassy hops. Malty backbone; caramel. Nice fruit/hop/malt balance. Bitter orange and grapefruit citrus fruity hoppy throughout. Dry finish. Very tasty for modest ABV. Liked this a lot. Lovely beer!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (2061) - WALES - MAR 9, 2014
Cask at the Roebuck, Richmond, drunk in the sun. Vibrant yellow, clear and still, small white head. Aroma - lemon hops and lager. Body is medium to light, carbonation is higher than average for cask. Taste is initially strong grapefruit and lemon, but an astringent resinous bitterness comes more to the fore over time and eventually takes over completely. I really enjoyed it initially but then it completely dried my mouth out. Overall it’s a decent summery cask pale ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1478) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2014
Cask in the White Hart, Tongham. Pale amber ale with a white head. Quite sweet at first with caramel notes before a bitter fruity finish with pineapple flavours. Nice stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ EBF14 2013, 14th Egham Beer Festival, Egham United Services Club (EUSC), 111 Spring Rise, Egham, Surrey, England TW20 9PE.

Unclear - hazy medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, orange - citrus, silage. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, silage, citrus - orange. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130328]

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kwik-lime (1382) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Been meaning to try this for ages since visiting the brewery last year. Really powerful citrus and pine aroma, taste is extremely refreshing, citrus, grapefruit, nettles and a dry hop finish. Brilliant ale.


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