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Wild Beer Fresh

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

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RATINGS: 206   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.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2994) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2016
0,33 l bottle citrus, herbs, cereal, cheese, golden, hazy, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, tastes not as fresh as expected.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackradioboy (158) - SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle from M&S. Nice clean nose. This is such an easy-drinking beer. Mellow lemon and grapefruit with a bit of chew. I like this a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ipabr (61) - Somerset, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2016 Bottled best before 02/06/16 drank today. Oh lovely. Earthy grassy almost floral smell alongside soft fruity smells. Taste is an awesome balance. This varies quite a bit, today’s fresh was a touch sour and not so fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5166) - 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 (1141) - 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 (749) - 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 (17) - 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 (622) - 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 (22) - 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 (2163) - 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.


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