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Brewed by Ticketybrew
Style: American Pale Ale
Stalybridge, England

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Bottled & occasionally Keg; Regular.

The world of beer seems to be going through a whirlwind romance with hops right now. Just as phenolic, peaty whisky is in huge demand (a style distillers had to hide in blends in the 70s) hop-bombs are becoming commonplace in the craft beer community. We love hops too although we don’t quite take our bitterness to levels that others might. We’ve added a healthy portion of American bittering and aroma hops to our Pale and balanced them beautifully with a delicate sweetness that our Belgian yeast provides. We hope that you find it familiar enough to adopt it as a new favourite and different enough to make it memorable.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (8727) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle on the IOW Jolly Day outward train tasting, thanks to Mads, 24/08/14. Lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white swirl and edgework. Nose is light orchard fruit, melon, spice, bready. Taste comprises orchard apple, light diacetyl strains, bread dough, pale maltings. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. So so affair - trumped up GB, where are the hops to justify APA?!?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1613) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle. Light hazy copper with a small off white head. Citrus, soapy, red berries, toasted malt, grain, hay. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and light bitter. Ok, but a bit bland.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (4275) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle - Pale malts and light fruit.  Clear gold with a decent beige head.  Light bitterness and pale malts.  Sweet and bitter, but a bit boring.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (6871) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle thanks to SlackerMads during the IoW Jolly. It pours clear golden-amber with a tiny white head. The nose is toasty, grainy, mild floral, juicy citrus, waxy and a touch of spice. The taste is crisp, lightly bitter, some sweetness, grainy, citrus peel, pepper and light resin with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Pretty easy going stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (2485) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
0, 33 flaske fra Prohibition Wines, delt med medbrygger Ovesen: flott varig skum og mørk oransjegylden farge. Citrus og koriander (og litt gress) i aroma og smak. Smooth munnfølelse. En vellykket kombinasjon av amerikanske og belgiske elementer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (906) - NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Dark orange. Foamy, off-white head. Slightly burned aroma, with coriander, hay and grass. Well-balanced taste and aftertaste, with citrus bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (2302) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle from York Beer & Wine. Cloudy orange coloured with sharp tropical fruity flavours, a slight tart sourness with grapefruit on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Ticketybrew Pale Ale ].
Clear medium yelow - amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, light grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, pale malt, orange, peel, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140416]

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jfb (3820) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2014
(draught) pours a slightly hazy golden-amber colour with a creamy off-white head. aroma of peanuts, wgheat, grass and yeast, slightly phenolic, with a hint of peaches. flavour is heavy wheat and phenols, with a hint of raisins, heavy yeast and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
real_ale_ity (4) - - APR 15, 2014 does not count
Belgian funk erupts from the bottle neck like a loaf of bread being pumped through a scaffolding pipe. Deep copper ripples lap and coat the glass beneath a buoyant and emulsified head. Fits into the mouth well. Lacks the tedious fascination with Factory Records you would expect from a beer of this style brewed in Manchester, although the swirly label does allude to Peter Saville obliquely. Would like to try drinking 6 or 7 on Monday morning. NO_ESCAPE_FROM_REAL_ALE_ITY


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