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Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Craven Arms, England
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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Spring. Also available bottle conditioned all year.
Hopping Mad uses just one single hop variety, Progress, to achieve its appealing aroma, its pleasingly bitter taste and its delightful sparkle. We believe the result is uniquely enjoyable. So did the judges at the Beauty of Hops Awards, who awarded it a Silver Medal.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (2099) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2012
Bottle from Coppers ’bargain bin’ Newcastle. A dark amber ale with burnt toffee and red fruity flavours and a creamy, slight woody finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10483) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
Cask at Hamilton Hall, JDW, London. Pours a lightly hazy gold with a creamy, off-white cap. Creamy malt nose with hints of toast and caramel. Light to medium sweet flavor with notes of toffee, , light toast, some leafy and dirty bitters. Light bodied with fine, smooth carbonation. Mild sweet toffee finish with lasting light grassy and leafy hops. Nice beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (3492) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Much more malty in its aroma and flavours than the name would suggest it is.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onystrom (1318) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
Clear light amber color with okay head. Bitter fresh flavor and nice hoppy flower taste. Butterscotch notes.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zita (4529) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
sweet hoppy aroma,amber, clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, dry long finish,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (6444) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
Dark golden coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Aroma has malty, sweet notes, hoppy notes too. Caramel. Flavor starts moderate sweet, some fruit, then a bitter finish. Faint laqurice. Dry, creamy texture and soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5620) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2012
Bottle at DØE. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel and hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5108) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2012
Sampled from bottle at CBF 2012. Poured a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of caramel and piney hops. Taste is modertae bitter resiny hops, decent and well made Brit.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2012
DØE. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and grainy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 100512

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - MAY 15, 2012
Tap @ DØE Øl Festival 2012. Clear amber with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel, little hop and a little butter. Flavour is malt, fruit, little caramel, butter, hops, medium sweet, little bitter and a little oxidized.


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