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Wild Beer Fresh

Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: American Pale Ale
Shepton Mallet, England


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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Cask, keg & bottle; Regular.

We have a passion for flavour and a lust for hops — this frisky, fragrant pale ale is the result. Whilst consistency is (rightly) the benchmark of most beers, we’ve gone Wild with Fresh and thrown away the rulebook. Every six months we source some of the most exciting hops from both the northern and southern hemispheres, which means two hop harvests and two excitingly different hop profiles.
Given the unpredictability of each harvest we’ll leave it to you to discover the individual aromas and tastes, but you’ll be guaranteed a punchy hop character alongside an appetising bitterness and a crisp dry finish that will send you back for more. This is a beer we like to drink all through the year. We think you will too.
The first brew of Fresh has copious amounts of New Zealand hops in it. We particularly love the sherbet lemon aromas in the Southern Cross.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (2291) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2015
Burk 33 cl från Utobeer, London. Klar guldfärgad med ett vitt skum. Dofter av malt, karamell, apelsin och grapefrukt. Smakinslag av apelsin, grapefrukt, citron, tall och gräs. Stickig munkänsla. Medelbeska.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2932) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 23, 2015
Orangish color with a whiet head with medium retention. Aroma has notes of orange, some grapefruit and resin hops. Flavor has a decent bitterness, fruity notes dominated by orange peel notes. Good bitterness in the final with good duration.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerjock (29) - - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle from flavourly, tropical and pine aromas, pours a hazy copper colour with a thin white head. A nice crisp refreshing beer with a satisfying bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Acid303 (568) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - NOV 12, 2015
33cl can, served in Shaker. Pours hazy orange with medium white head. Very nice lacing. Both aroma and taste are citrus, mango and pine...also hints of herbs after a few minutes. Well balanced: it is hoppy but still displays a soft malt character. Medium body, good carbonation. So refreshing, perfect in sunny days, and pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nijstrom (272) - Turku, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle. Tropical fruits, pine, citrus, grass. Slightly soapy. Low to moderate sweetness and bitterness. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (3909) - FINLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle. Copper orange, well fizzy, appears bottle conditioned. Orange,zest, lemony citrus, foresty green herby, light caramels on nose. Med bodied, bitter, bit dry, rawish finish. Pretty ok hoppy flavour, a bit unrefined, but,not really messy either. A powerful hoppy pa.

-- bb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stoutjunkie (86) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Can from The Cave in Glasgow, pours hazy golden with white head, good amount of carbonation. Nice citrus aroma with light fruits. Malty, bread with bitter aftertaste, not too dry at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chilipe (9) - - OCT 28, 2015 does not count
APA con toque evidente de lúpulo, compensada, muy fresca con amargor. Aromática en nariz. 5,5% alcohol Interesante probarla

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PietS (82) - Bergen op Zoom, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2015
A fresh beer with citrus and grass/hay aroma’s, good carbonation and a medium bitter aftertaste. Easy to drink and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (2054) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2015
Can at home. Slight hazy dark golden with small white head. Lots of hops up front with spruce, grapefruit, light dank mariuana, some tropical fruits. Light sweet caramel with fresh brown bread, and medium herbal bitterness with some touch of fresh leaves. Under medium blues with a bit prickly carbonation. Decent.

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