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Whitbread Pale Ale (USA)

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RATINGS: 460   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A moderately hoppy English style pale ale contract brewed by Boston Beer Co. (at their Cincinnati plant, previously used by Hudepohl) for Interbrew.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1303) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 26, 2011
33cl bottle. Clear amber with a small white head. Nose : Caramel malts, little alcohol. Fruity aromas. Sip : A bit foamy body with small carbonation. Toasty malts overpowered but hop bitterness. Still moderate but definitely dominating hops. A could be a second glass beer. Nothing special though.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (8064) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2011
Bottle shared with Joes and DutchDrebus. Thanks Joes for sharing. Nice amber color, but not a good smell. Malt and caramel. Low to medium body, low to medium carbo.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nike (955) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Nice taste with a creamy feel throughout. Dark copper color, sweet caramel malty aroma, flavor is malts and caramel. Medium body with a hint of alcoholic bitter finish. This used to be one of my favorites.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2011
Bottle. Pours an amber golden body with a white pillow head. Aromatically malty body with notes of caramel, cereal, light sweetness. Light earth tones, finish is flawed with a hint metallic and lightly bitter. If not for the metallic note would have been better.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rougeau13 (1987) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Dark brown-amber, small whitish head. Aroma of caramel malt and really nothing else. Taste is watery caramel and a slight touch of hops. Thin. Like watery bass.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrnkMcDermott (2789) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2010
12 oz. bottle, $1.50 loose at HyVee, Storm Lake, IA. No expiry code. Twist-off cap. Poured in my Sam Adams glass, thereís a slightly cloudy brown beer under a thin head. Some sediment left in the bottle. This has gotten old, I think, probably why it sat in the loose rack. Oxidized, slightly phenolic smell that I canít count against an undated bottle. At least that means thereís malt in here, and thatís plain with the taste. Itís malty sweet, but a bit medicinal. Hops have dwindled away. Hate to knock a beer for being past its prime, but I canít rate based on what I think it would taste like. Clearly a chance for a nice, malty English beer that is, it seems, not easy to find where I am.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
gururyan (597) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 25, 2010
Moderately bitter, medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, sour finish that was unfortunately long. Avoid.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2010
Dark hazy amber brown with a lacing beige head. Aroma of mild floral hops, fruit and toffee. Taste is a little too sweet. No bitterness whatsoever, just a fruity floral hoppiness. I know itís not supposed to be very bitter but come on this is just weak. Medium body, medium carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsj2210 (1) - Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2009 does not count
a little cloudy but the mediocre reviews this beer has received is because of inconsistent preferences of the individuals who have rated it. A superior taste that has good balance between flavor, bitterness and aroma.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fratto (2616) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2009
Bought from the World Market in Arlington Highlands. Sweet and roasted with a dry, hoppy aftertaste.


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