RateBeer
overall
49
81
style
Brewed by Wye Valley
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bromyard, England

bottled
available

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. AKA Hereford Pale Ale.
HPA is a truly delightful pale ale. It’s smooth on the palate, and boasts a citrus hop aroma leading to a balanced bitter finish.
Locally grown Target and Styrian Goldings hops play an important part in making this such a distinctive beer. With Maris Otter pale malt and malted wheat also being used, this is very much a pale ale with all the right ingredients.


daniele's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (4892) - - MAR 6, 2012
chiara buona schima buona persistenza naso fresco citrico luppolato beverina piuttosto secca amaro medio


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
richie747 (35) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 2, 2014
Cask fresh at Queens Arms, Birmingham. I prefer more hops and bitterness, but this is a well balanced, easy drinking pale ale, with local ingredients.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1391) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2014
Cask at the Clarendon, Leamington Spa. Medium white head. Cloudy yellow body. Pear, green apple, sprinkling of hops. Sweetish. Dry finish. Watery palate. Oxidised.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerlover12345 (6) - - MAR 12, 2014 does not count
classical British easy drinking pale ale. small hop profile, and nicely balanced. very drinkable. nothing too extreme going on with the flavors which is its best characteristic. good.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pudding (163) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2014
500ml bottle-conditioned. Faint aroma. ap: light gold, clear, thick diminishing head. Taste: lightly spiced, perhaps a little pine. Light bitterness. Medium sweetness. Palate: thin. Carbonation lively. Finish: mellow hop. ov: a light-bodied beer with delicate hop flavour.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Pink_152 (274) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Light golden colour with a short lasting creamy head. Slight hoppiness. Very nice bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1325) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Cask at Sacks of Potatoes, Birmingham on 28th December 2013. Pale gold with white foam. Fresh hoppy fruity aroma. Crisp hoppiness in-mouth with fruity citrus. Finish is fruity and citrussy on a zingy, light-bodied mouthfeel.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fdomig (315) - München, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
500ml bottle. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, light fresh apple. Appearance is pale yellow with a light white head. Taste is bitter and sweet and very easy to drink. A good Pale Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7002) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
Cask at the Barrels, Hefeford, 17/10/13. Clear light golden with a good sized off white head. Nose is citrus forward, toasted malts, lemon rind, grass. Taste comprises floral hop notes, lemon rind, citrus, toasted malts. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, light grass in the finish with a touch of bitterness. Ok GB affair.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2085) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Pale gold with a thin white head, biscuit nose, dry malty and crisp body, grapefruit citrus notes, delicious and refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Thought I’d already had this - think I’ve passed on it about 5 times. Safari Park. Wow. Do it. I fed a giraffe. Such a gentle soul.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50