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

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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5109) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Can from Bières Cultes - Rue des Halles. Hoppy nose. Taste hoppy, slightly metallic, nice citrus bursts. Punchy in the dry finish. Good one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopmaestro (1101) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2016
Aroma is high from citrus and herbs. Taste is clean and refreshing. There’s actually a pretty high citrus content in this one, almost a little too much for me, but... it’s an easy-drinking pale ale with lots of marmelade with a medium bitter finish fighting alongside all that citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
redders1974 (696) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
Gold with decent lasting head lemon sherbert tropical fruits rich oily mouthfeel decent

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nj_lee (10) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2016
Canned version. Quite nice, crisp taste but not overly bitter. Nice amber with slight cloudiness and a good head. Nice aroma without being overwhelming or stand-out. Good not great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (597) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 2, 2016
Can. Pours a murky orange with a thin mostly fading bubbly white head. Aroma of caramel, butter, oranges, passionfruit, grassy, citrus. Taste is of citrus, grapefruit, passionfruit, caramel, hint of pepper. Light oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bearinlondon (19) - Greenwich, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2016
Cloudy amber beer with nice medium to big foam when pouring the can into a glass. Smells citrus to flower hops perfect blend . Taste of strawberry and apple tasting hops. Nor much of an after taste one of my favourite beers from a can.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2114) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 27, 2016
Bote en el taxman León 24..03..2016 lote 263F hasta 11..2016. (r197). Color anaranjado turbio con espuma Blanca. Aromas y sabores maltosos con buena dosis de herbaceos frescos con ligeros recuerdos a marihuana cuando está más fría, pasando a ligeros afrutados tropicales al calentar. Ligero amargo verde y algo seco al final. Cuerpo ligero a medio algo pastoso y espumoso al calentar. No está mal.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (7396) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2016
Can from Ales By Mail. Pours almost clear deep golden with a big creamy white head. Fresh citrus aroma , with herbs, fresh mint. Taste is crisp, juicy and fresh citrussy hops, balanced by bready malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (1909) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2016
Can at home. Murky dark golden, white head. Fruitiness, toast, pear, light marijuana. Over medium bitter. Medium body, chalky texture, good mouthfeel, light carbonation. Easy drinker, nice refreshing beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
torriman (13) - Valencia, SPAIN - MAR 18, 2016
On can 33cl . Nice bitter pale ale. Really refreshing. Plenty of hops. Medium carbonation


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