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Wold Top Scarborough Fair IPA

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

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3357) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Sparklingg gold,small white head.Small bead.Fruity hop nose.peacy/apricot malt palate,medium hop finish.Pleasant !!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (433) - SERBIA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at the Great British Weekend event Belgrade Serbia.Pour it clear golden colour with small white head.Taste and aroma is quite dry, malt, hops, fruits, herbs and citrus.Good one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1741) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2014
500ml bottle from a farm shop near Scarborough. Surprisingly fruity blond with a touch of pine and a sprightly bitter linger. Very nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lagerboy (1255) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
500 ml bottle. Mostly clear orange yellow, off-white foam vanishes. Aroma is slightly noble, bready, fruity. Not too fruity dull corny pale malt taste, light noble hops, some citrus. Soft-flat carbonation, lighter bodied. Not the blandest British blonde, drinkable. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5781) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from www.beershop.hr Pale golden coloured, small white head, mild hoppy nose. Moderate malty (light toasted), honeyish fruity hoppy with some notes of herbs and spices. Bitterish/sweet finish. Rather average one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (2272) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle shared at the "Great British Weekend" event in Belgrade. Soft yellow, small white head. Sweet, rich pine hops, very well balanced. Green hops, soft fruit, green apple, grapes.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (12260) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle sample at the Great British Beer Festival in Belgrade. Bright golden yellow color.Aroma of sweet spiced caramel. Taste is bittersweet lemon and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (254) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 12, 2014
At the Brit Beer Fest in Belgrade. Pours pale yellow with a nice minimal white. Nose: light pine resin, citrus, malts. Mouth: orange juice, lemonade, grass. Nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (261) - CANADA - SEP 11, 2014
Pours a deep gold with one finger of fluffy white head diminishing gradually to a thin skim and moderate patchy lacing. Nose is biscuity malt, corn, low citrus and herbal hops. Taste follows suit, with sweet adjunct malt dominating over faintly peppery hops. Thin and watery mouth feel, low carbonation, moderately long mildly spicy and low bitter finish. “Interestingly brewed with […] Maize for the head retention.” So, corn. Which is why it smells and tastes like an adjunct lager - and not very interesting at all. (And, has crappy retention, to boot.) I didn’t expect great things from a gluten-free IPA, and boy howdy, I wasn’t wrong. I don’t regret buying it to support the beer club, but it’s safe to say I’ll never have it again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (10831) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 7, 2014
Süffiger blumiger Hopfenantrunk, wenig bitter. Im Mittelteil noch etwas hopfiger, dabei bleibt das Bier süffig, etwas herb und bis in den Nachgeschmack hinein nicht bitter. Süßlicher, hell malziger Abgang. Gut! 11/12/11/12/8/12


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