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Wold Top Scarborough Fair IPA

Brewed by Wold Top
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Driffield, England


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Strong and well hopped for the voyage sending IPA from the Wolds to the World. Interestingly brewed with a pale Wold grown malt base, a triple hop blend and Maize for the head retention. Such triple hopped beers need hot full flavoured foods to accompany them!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4273) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle. Golden with a small head.Gentle hoppiness with a slightly dry back drop.Medium body. Slightly above average, easy to drink but nothing out of the ordinary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blade86 (933) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUL 4, 2015
godlen, clear, medium white foam; hoppy (floral. fruity) aroma with some caramel; medium+ bitterness, light sweetness; medium body, quite thick feel, average carbonation, long bitter finish; Overall: nice taste, drinkable, quite good

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
androman (916) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2015
50cl bottle at home from beerritz, uk. Body is clear pale, head is small, off-white, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is slightly malty, flavor is first simple lagerish, then light grapefruit, spices, malt, orange peel. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Finish is quite long lasting hoppy medium to heavy bitter, light sweet, slightly salty. Medium body, dry texture, average carbonation. Easy, refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
redders1974 (319) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Very nice for the style some fruit and honey balanced by the hippy bitterness nice mouth feel quite a sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sound67 (459) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2015
[York Beer Festival, 2014] - Wold Top Brewery Scarborough Fair IPA, 6%, gelbgolden klar mit mittlerer, luftiger Krone. Leicht süßliches Aroma nach Mirabellen, etwas Honig. Mittleres Mundgefühl, nicht wässrig, etwas ölig. Im Antrunk sehr fruchtig, daher auch süßlich, Mango mit Honig. Leichte medizinische Noten. Zur Mitte deutlicher floral, Frucht ist noch da, aber nicht mehr so dominant. Im Abgang moderat hopfenbitter, leichte Süße im Hintergrund, insgesamt rund. Nachhall moderat bitter, anhaltend, minimale Frucht stets da. Etwas für Freunde der süffigen IPAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cassa (10) - Torino, ITALY - JUN 4, 2015
Birra piacevole con una spuma non molto persistente ed un colore tra il paglierino ed il dorato abbastanza limpida. Al naso non paricolarmente intensa Ma tutto sommato sufficiente con note di frutta gialla matura e leggermente agrumata. In bocca tornano forti le note percepite al naso. Nel complesso una buona, ma non ottima, birra leggera per accompagnare il pasto...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (22531) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottled. Hazy yellowish golden colour with a small white head, which lasts for quite a bit. Aroma is citrus, some bready notes, mild maizelike notes as well as some slight herbal and grassy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, grassy, hebral and some mild bready malts to it. Quite mellow bitterness in the beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (5804) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle from Booths, Media City. Golden with a small head. Has a strength but it’s certainly not as dominant as its crisp tropical fruit taste. There’s plenty of aroma here too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10822) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 26, 2015
500ml bottle (Angleterre, Helsinki)
Pleasant nettley hop aroma. Nice sweet malts, and decent bitterness, Fruity. One of the best gluten free beers I’ve had. Not saying 6%. Very decent bottled bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (5312) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2015
(Bottle, 0.5 l - BB 01/16, at Angleterre, 20150426) The beer poured golden and hazy. Its head was small and white. Aroma had fruitiness, mild herbalness and a hint of malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, sweetness, fruitiness and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet, hoppy and bitter. A tasty hoppy pale ale but too sweet.

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