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Brewed by Wold Top
Style: Specialty Grain
Driffield, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Bottle Conditioned, Occasional;
4.5% ABV Britain’s first Gluten Free Beer (gluten 5.1ppm) smooth creamy, good head and full flavoured indistinguishable from a normal bitter! Also suitable for vegans


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjs (4934) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2014
(Bottle, 0.5 l - 03/15, 20140724) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sweetness and honey. Palate was medium bodiied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and bitter. A quite poor English pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
markas101 (1955) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
50 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada from Eric. Pale yellow, thin head. Lemon aroma. Light flavor, then a nice hop bitterness. Very light but alright.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SperkeleForce (661) - FINLAND - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle 50 cl. Golden with white thin bubbly head. Notes of citrus, earthy, grainy, grapefruit. Dry. Bit booring but drinkable.

- beerbasher

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
olsvammel (3701) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle from Millets Farm Store. I thought I bought a bottle from the brewery Against the Grain but I didn’t check the bottle very closely. Considering it’s a gluten free beer it is refreshing and easy to drink. Would work well on a hot summer day. But it also lacks something that would make it more interesting. Some brittish aroma hops would have been nice. The maltbase and hops makes me think of a pale lager but with another yeast.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhammaren (1219) - FINLAND - JUN 11, 2014
.5l bottle from Supermarket Lutakko Pours clear pale yellow with low head. Aroma is hops, wheat, herbs. Flavor is mostly same with citrus notes. A stingy palate.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bierkoning (10738) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle. Blonde. Grainy aroma with hay and hints of apple. Low on carbon. Grainy flavor, grassy. Apple and plastic. Soft sour and bitter notes. Hint of licorice. Weird.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hermod (3635) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2014
50cl bottle. Pale golden, thick white head. Fruity, sweet aroma, citrus notes. Flavor has hops, citrusy notes, mild bready and some floral notes. Quite sweet. Meh.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TET (1867) - FINLAND - MAY 25, 2014
A light yellow beer with a weak and white head. The nose of fresh lemon, biscuity and grainy maltyness, quite dry. Taste of biscuits and some honey, herbs, hint of lemon, dry bitterness with some unpleasant acrid notes. Quite light, nice carbonation. Nice aroma but some acrid notes in the taste are spoiling the enjoyment.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tuevo (16) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Pale yellow colour. Aroma is fruity with lemon and apple. Flavor of lemon, apple, bitter grass and sweet grain. Medium body with soft palate. Refreshing, easy to drink and very tasty for a gluten free beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (2829) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at home, poured into a small snifter. ABV 4.5% I didn’t know when I got it that it was a gluten free beer, curious now. Colour is a bright golden yellow one, very clear, with a small and thin white head. Low retention, light lacing left on the glass. Aroma is surprisingly nice, quite malty on the background but there are nice citrus and floral notes that cover the heavy maltiness. One of the best smelling gluten free beers I had till now. Taste is weird though, there is that light citrus and some fruity notes reminding of melon every now and then but the combination with the typical gluten free flavour doesn’t work that good. A bit of grass as well. Medium thin body, low carbonation. Dry palate. Overall I guess is okay, more aromatic than most of gluten free beers, maybe more taste as well. Not something I’d buy again.


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