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Brewed by Dark Star
Style: American Pale Ale
Horsham, England

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of Centennial, Liberty, Cascade, and Citra aroma hops by the sack full then dry hopped during conditioning using our Hoptimizer (Industrial sized hookah).

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (3575) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Cask at the Beamish beer festival. An amber ale with a white head. Lots of tropical flavours, especially pineapple. The finish is dry and bitter with pine. Very nice.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint (2670) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Cask @ Brewery Shades, Crawley. Amber, clear with considerable white head and lacing. Tropical fruit aroma with a hint of malt and hay. Taste starts out slightly sweet and then... I can feel my tongue dry. Wow. Bitter on a US IPA scale but also nicely balanced. A well executed beer to cherish and remember.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (5423) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Des crales bien croquants qui se laissent infiltres par une rsine trs amre aux teintes dagrumes et de fleurs. Avec leffervescence qui est au plus bas, je me retrouve devant un monstre de buvabilit.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (1287) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 24, 2016
On cask. Deep golden body, white head. Aroma and taste of bread, grape seed, pine and citruses. Minimal sweetness upfront but then the hops take over. The finish is quite dry. Very nice IPA.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3688) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2016
Pro Amore Humulus ;) nice slogan.... pours yellow/golden with a full white head. Aroam of grass, citrus, pine, orange. Taste has some grassy notes, lovely hoppy, pine, citrus, orange, slightly firm, malty base however it flattens quickly, fruity character, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, normal co2, biscuit malty base, some marmelade-ish, i liked it...

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (7348) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Cask @ CPK. Light golden color with a modest off-white head. The nose is quite fresh, full of cut grass, sweet lemon The taste is quite pleasant. Nicely hoppy, plenty of citrus fruit flavor. But this isnt overpowering, not too bitter. Multiple pints are certainly possible. The bodys medium, the carbonation subtle and light. Overall, a very nice, pleasing beer. A great edition to Dark Stars permanent rotation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2012
Keg at Holyrood 9A. Yellow amber, thick white head with some lacing. Big tropical resinous nose, lychee, mango. Juicy resinous palate, hint of citrus, more mango fruit, massively hoppy! Long resinous bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (7116) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2012
Cask (Bitter Virtue, Southampton) - Golden in colour. Grapefruit, peach and passion fruit in the aroma. Tangy and hoppy taste with notes of grapefruit, toffee and peach. Tasty and enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jacob23_5 (128) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2012
Keg. Clear, yellow-gold, thin white head. Aromas of juicy hops, mango, apple, pear, with flavours of citrus, pineapple lychee, mango, holy hell thats hoppy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (24322) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2012
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear golden. Rich aroma of grapefruit and mango. Medium bodied with firm moiuthfeel. Mid sweet with intense flavours from tropical fruit hops. Long bitter finish. Really good!


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