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WharfeBank VPA Verbeia Pale Ale

Brewed by WharfeBank
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Poole in Wharfedale, England


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Regular.
A highly drinkable session, pale golden ale, hopped with 3 distinctive varieties, giving a citrus, fruity experience. Fantastically light and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2636) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Cask union rooms batley. Clear gold slight head. Aroma is floral fruits taste same quite a dry bitter finish. Bit thin. tasty enough.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mjp12 (1424) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
On draught at beer festival, light blond, with an unusual herby finish, did bot stand out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Cask at Cloisters. Pours golden yellow with good white head. Aromas of lemon and bready malt. Taste has some light bitterness and something nutty. Light bodied, edging towards too thin. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toasted, fruity, light to moderate hoppy, light yeasty, UK yeast. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120503]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2013
(Cask at Dog & Duck, Soho, London, 25 Nov 2012) Golden colour with brief, off-white head. Fruity, slightly malty nose with orange and apricots. Malty, fruity taste with notes of apricots, orange, a soft malt character and a gentle citric bitterness in the finish. Light body, with balanced sweetness. Quite decent, but lacking something extra.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (17351) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2012
Cask handpull at Old Thameside. Hazy gold thin white head. Doesnt look good and not great to taste. Bit dirty bit of puke some citrus fruit some hop sting on finish. Below average

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2012
From cask at Hectors. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is smooth fruity, light citrusy to grapefruity. Smooth fruity, light malty and fruity sweet impression. Bitter, peachy and grapefruity into a dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17254) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2012
Cask at the Oakford Social Club, Reading - 26/10/12. Slightly obsucred pale golden with a thin head that soon dissipates to a small pond. Nose comprises grapefruit, candied sugar, orange, slightly tarte notes. Taste follows, touch of mango also, light tarteness comes into play again, slightly sour gooseberries. Medium bodied with fairly soft carbonation leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fin (9690) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
On handpump at The Old Thameside Inn, London, Saturday 20 October 2012 Pours mid gold with white head. A little sweet also a bit buttery, its fine but Adnams Topaz Gold is better. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov11 3.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2012
cask at haymarket ...goldn ... smalll white head ... dry lemon zezt nose ... luight bitter hop front ... somelemon ... litttle orange and grapefruit ... lus something else interesting i cant place

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