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Brewed by Woods
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Craven Arms, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (8991) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2011
50 cl bottle @ chriso.
Rated on 20110722.
Pours clear orange color with light head. Aroma of sweet malts and raisins, light fruits. Flavor of sweet fruits and raisins with mild malts. Balanced.
3223

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (24904) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2011
Bottled (Beers Of Europe). Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden and mild nutty notes with some slight sweet notes. Flavour is fruits, wood, some herbs and mild grassy bitterness as well. Balanced.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2011
Bottle from Tesco. Earthy bitter with grassy hops. It’s OK but nothing to write home about.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerolasa (409) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2011
Almost stock lager color, but just mildly red so not realy. Smell give a bit if yeast and some grassy hops. First tastes is quite good. A little sour, some what bitter very brittish. Not super extra ordinary, but a well made ale indeed.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommann (3267) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2010
500ml bottle. Pours light golden with a small head. Aroma is caramel malt and lemon. Some lemon and malt to start, with a tart bitter finish. Could be a bit fuller in the mouth.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bembelembe (216) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 22, 2010
Hazy amber body. Watery texture, light in character - light bittery hops and malt. Soft bittery long aftertaste. Aroma is fruity, caramely, hay, bread/cereal, liquorice. Soft carbonation. I wouldn’t call it Hopping mad because it doesn’t reflect the beer’s character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Countbeer (5982) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2010
Bottle: Small white foamy head. Smell is a mix of hops, honey and sweets. Amberorange color. Taste is good balanced mix of hops (bitter) and honey. Bit sweet taste turns into a dry aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rand (1490) - SWITZERLAND - APR 1, 2010
Bottle 50 cl from The marches Little Beer Shoppe in Ludlow (Shropsh). Color beautiful amber with a small collar of white foam, average crackling. The aroma is soft and fruity, touches of toffy, peach and apple. Bitterness is moderate, the body a little thin for a heavy bitter. To the taste, it is sweetness and honey, earthy and floral keys. End sharper dry, resin and more sour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12604) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2010
(50cl bottle) Pours a hazy orange body with a moderate cream head. Aroma of butterscotch, caramel, crackers, and florals. Flavor of toasted malt, earth, caramel, and light citrus with a mildly bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5414) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 26, 2010
Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Hazy orange body with thin head. Nose of caramel and malts. Nice taste of bitter, hops and some fruits. Quite crisp and goes down well. Warms towards the finish.


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