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Whitbread Pale Ale (Belgian version)

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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: English Pale Ale
Leuven, Belgium
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A moderately hoppy English style pale contract brewed by InBev Belgium under supervision of Whitbread & Co., London, England.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (24920) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Bottled@PBF XI. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, some grass and mild herbs. Flavour is nettle, some grassy, herbal and also some metallic notes to it.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (6243) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2016
250ml bottle @PBF XI. Poured copper color with a thin white head. Bready, sharp nose. Nutty as well. Flavor has dark bread, nuts, chocolate and harshness. Dry finish. Dried fruits and pencil (blyertspenna) in finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
danlo (2393) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2016
250ml bottle from Saveur Biere. Deep amber colour, foamy off-white head leavinfg lacing and aroma of doughy malt. Taste is malt, hint of marzipan, bready with dried fruits and tangy bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry lingering bitter finish. Quite OK.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (21549) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
15th December 2015
Bottleshare at Chez Smith. Thanks to Dan. Bright clear amber beer, small cream colour head. Palate is light and fairly dry. Modest fine carbonation. Papery malts. Smooth esters. Mild spice. Papery finish. Spicy ester linger. Meh!

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (5781) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle picked up in Belgium and shared at Leighton’s. 5.7% BB Aug 2016. Dark amber orange, small foamy tan head. Aroma is biscuity, wafer, a touch vegetal. Body is medium, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is bready, vegetable starch, light malt, papery finish with some dry metallic hops. Very basic, but OK. Roughly what was expected.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mR_fr0g (8518) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle shared at Leightons place, 14/12/15. Thanks to Daniel. Aroma is golden orange coloured pour with a small halo of white head. Aroma is sweet malts, corn, adjunct, some alcohol,. Toffee apple. Flavour is composed semi sweet malts, caramel, toffee apple, lager notes, oxidised malts, corn. Palate is semi sweet, moderate to low carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (18074) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Daniel for this rare treat! Pours crystal clear orange-gold with a creamy topping. Sugary bread in hype nose, light caramel, hints of oxidation, paper. Medium sweet flavor with hints of melon, sugary bread, orange, a little loose leaf paper. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with more bread, hints of honey, hay, paper, grain. So so.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (11991) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle big thanks to Danny. It pours clear amber with a medium off-white head. The nose is earthy, toasty, wet paper, cardboard, light sweetness and dust. The taste is crisp, bitter, clean, toasty, mild sweetness, paper, grassy, icing sugar and spice with a short, dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Forgettable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (16461) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle split at the Bespin cloud network, thanks to Danny, 15/12/15. Clear golden amber with a moderate off White covering. Nose is pale malt, bready, light orange, hint of candy fruit. Taste comprises pale malt, light bread, citric peel, orange. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. So so ... A touch bland and directionless.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grzesiek79 (3889) - Radom, POLAND - DEC 12, 2015
Malenka buteleczka i malenka pianka. Kolor jasny i klarowny. Slodowo wytrawny czuc tu brytyjskiego bittera ale jednak jest srednio. Jakos wszystko smakuje i pachnie bardzo ulotnie. Piwo nie pozostaweia zadnego posmaku na dluzej w ustach.


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