Willimantic Party Gyle Pale
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
An unfiltered second running of our barleywine recipe boosted with honey, malt, brewer's sugar and hopped with Spalt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3699) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear deep yellow with a thick white head. Aroma of sweet flowers and light malt. Flavor of crackery malt (very malty) and a bitter hops finish. Decent malty beer. I had this about a year ago and didn’t like it at all, but this time around I did enjoy it. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alphadelic (2128) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 10, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2009 A pale wheaty haze and a film of foam that looks like a cartographer had something to do with it. Very little aroma here bar some dusty cereals. Sweet with hints of deep fruit. Quite Belgian or BDG flavours. It has a nice spicy sweet finish. Quite still but with a good oily texture and nice residue. Sweet. Laid back and low down?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12688) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2009
A hazy golden ale with a thin creamy white head. A light sweet aroma with faint hops and honey. In mouth, a light yet pleasaing fruity ale with light notes of ginger. Rather light but interesting. On tap at brewpub, Inbièrenationale IV, May 2007.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2008
On tap at the brewpub. Definitely it’s own beast. Aroma not terribly strong, floral hops, a malt base most reminiscent of caramel malt, but somewhat more roasted. Flavor opens up more, bittering hops, charred/tar-like malt, bitter coffee, bitter chocolate, honey. Got a bit tiring by glass’s end with its weird second-running character exhibiting more and more of that tar aspect. Still, very interesting, and not half bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Soft off-white head that leaves nice lacing, atop lightly hazed light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate, rye, grapefruit, some caramel. Taste is medium sweet, chocolate, rye, grapefruit, some caramel. Light-medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LooseCannon (938) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2008
On tap at the Brewpub. Pours cloudy amber in color with off white head. Aroma is malty and light floral hops. Taste of malt and light citrus hops with a grapefruit bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12113) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2008
on tap-pours a foamy offwhite head with cloudy/hazy amber color. Aroma is faint spicy hops, medium malt. Taste is spicy hops, medium malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 30, 2007
Pours amber with sparse off white carbonation. Smells of some earthy hops and sweet malt. Taste is slightly watery with some elements of roses and oranges. A bit on the weak side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 21, 2007
Robe blonde voilée aux reflets gris sans mousse. Arômes de houblon aromatique. Saveurs de malt caramel, de houblon aromatique et de levures.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebaldwizard (1205) - Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Shared by mkgrenwel at DLD. Lighty aroma, honey and some fruitiness. Hazy golden brown color with a medium palate. The taste follows the aroma exactly. Pretty easy to drink and solid for a second runnings brew.

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