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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A pale ale made in honor of the twins who founded the city of Rome. Using the same malted barley recipe as his twin, Remus, they differ only in the single hop variety, this one with Apollo hops.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MeadMe (1243) - Riverview, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2009
The second of the Roman twin challenge at 3 Floyd’s. A: A little darker than its twin brother. This beer was more golden yellow/orange in color and its also nice and clear. Pours with a nice two finger head that dies down nicely yet remains. S: Nice and floral like its big brother. Tons of citrus with grapefruit peel front and center. Big smelling brew. T: Grapefruit baby. Romulus is a bit more bitter than its sweeter brother Remus. I really like this brew, but the malty sweetness in Remus puts it slightly ahead. I liked Remus a little better making Romulus the heir to the throne. If given the chance Romulus could rule Rome. M: Medium body and Effervescent. Nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2009
Cask Stillage at the GBBF Bar Sans Frontiers Earl’s Court, London 08/08/2007 Fruity pine aroma. Golden coloured fruity and hoppy with some dryness in a crisp and bitter lasting finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SQNfan (591) - Wheaton, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2008
On tap at the brewery: Golden in color with a light head and piney hops in the nose. An herbal interpretaion with nice body and dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2007
Cask at GBBF 2007. A hazy orange beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of grass and pine needles, and so is the flavor, leading to a bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6107) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 2     Pale Yellow(1)->Dark brown(5) : 2     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 1   White(1)->Tan(5) : 1   Lasting: 2   Lacing : 1
Aroma:
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 1   Bread : XX   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : 2   Soap : XX   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulfur : XX  
Malt : 3   Biscuity : 2   Hay : XX   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Honey : XX   Cereals : 2   Grainy : XX
Hops : 4   Noble(1)->American(5) : 4   Leafy : XX   Spicy : 2   Floral : 4   Lemon/Lime : 2   Grapefruit : 3   Orange : XX   Herbal : 3   Grassy : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : 4  
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : XX   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : XX   Smoke : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 4   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 3   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 1   Clean : XX   Sharp : 3   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : XX   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Sharply hoppy, resiny, bitter and dry pale ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
holdenn (2077) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2007
On tap @ 3F for Andrews Bachelor Party. Pours a clear gold yellow with an off white head. Light hop aroma carmel dough pine and a touch of grapefruit. Hoppy carmel flavors sweet pine with a sweet but clean finish. I enjoyed this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2007
Cask @ GBBF 2007. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Fruity, hoppy and slightly spicy aroma with lots of grapefruit. Sweet malty spicy hoppy flavor with hints of grapefruit. Malty spicy hoppy bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (5855) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2007
(Cask at GBBF, London, 8 Aug) Pale orange colour with brief white head. Fruity, very hoppy nose with pine needles and grapefruit. Fruity, seriously hoppy taste with notes of pine needles, resin and grapefruit. Very bitter finish with a grapefruity hop character. On the sweet side. Hardly balanced, but lovely hop character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2007
Cask-GBBF. Hazy golden with a small white head. Grass and fruit in the aroma, lemon, pineapple, peach. Sweet and malty flavour, some fruit, and a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2007
On tap @ the Brew pub: Pours a clear copper color with an off white head. Aroma, floral and grassy notes, some pale malts. Flavor, pale malts, some light sweetness, floral and grassy notes. I don’t think I’ve ever had Apollo hops isolated like this, and I’m not sure it’s one I enjoy that much.


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