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Brewed by Wold Top
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Driffield, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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!


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3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnCook101 (535) - - NOV 5, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours deep golden with thin head. Malty and fruity aroma. Apricot and grapefruit, a good amount of malt but not too heavy, plenty of hops and a long, sharp, bitter finish. Definitely one I wouldn’t mind drinking again.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (1702) - BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2016
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought from Asda in Wakefield. Enjoyable pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (3327) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2016
500 ml bottle, 6%, clear golden with a white head, total no carbo to feed the head.aroma of hops, fruit, citrus, malt, yeast. Taste of malts, medium bitterness, no carbo, too heavy cloying sweetness, long hopbitterness also in the aftertaste, little fruit, racy and soft.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobBestwick (831) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 1, 2016
500ml bottle. Lemon zest and caramel aroma. Pours slightly cloudy and golden in colour with a tiny white head. Lemon, lime, bread and caramel flavours. Medium body. Citrus bitterness in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerNinjaUK (243) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2016
500ml bottle from Waitrose. Pours pale yellow orange with foamy white head. Aroma mellow with resin, grass and slight floral notes. Slightly oily mouthfeel. A really solid IPA in the American style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mortlach (1920) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 31, 2016
On tap @Le Bon Bock (Rome). Pours golden with a minimal white head. Aroma is fruity and grassy with apple, lemon notes, malt (biscuit). Flavour is medium malty, light sweet with a decent bitterness. Mediumbody, light carbonation. So so...

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SilkTork (5541) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
500ml brown bottle, filtered, from Waitrose. Clean sweet biscuit malt with moderate hop levels giving a slightly unbalanced beer. For my taste I would prefer fewer hops and more malt character. Drinkable but not my thing and I had low enjoyment of this.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (16854) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle split at CC2, 05/03/16, big thanks to Mr Pink. Clear golden blonde with a decent off white cap. Nose is pale malts, straw, light bread, orange. Taste comprises grain, orange peel, lemon rind, bready notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light bittering close. Not my idea of an IPA !!! Extremely whelming for the style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (6324) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Bottle share at Cotteridge II as ’Wold Top Scarborough Fair’. Dark yellow, clear and still, small foamy white head. Aroma has some light lime, flowers, fruity biscuits. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste has more fruit biscuits, a little floral and dry, sugary malt. OK.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (17530) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 19, 2016
Bottle from Alesbymail. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 190416

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MarcinG (417) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2016
Butelka 500 ml. Zloty kolor. Piana biala mala szybko sie redukuje. Aromat owocowy malo tu cierpkiego zapachu typowej IPY. W smaku rowniez bardzo blado . Cytrusy gdzies w tle . Pierwszy lyk przypominal bardziej plyn do zmywania naczyn . Jest lekka goryczka ale brakuje reszty. Jak dla mnie slabe...

Marcin G


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