George Wright Pipe Dream

 
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Formerly brewed at George Wright
Style: American Pale Ale
St Helens, England

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Best bitter, straw coloured, citrus nose with a strong taste of grapefruit, a dry aftertaste.

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3.6
BeerViking (5046) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Cask/gravity at GBBF 2011. Golden with a mid-coarse white head and a hopy grapefruit nose. A big hoppy and malty palate with bitter citrus notes and a long bitter finsh. Tasty.

3.6
JorgeLee (2235) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Cask at GBBF 2012. Golden coloured bitter. Wow this is actually quite good, a well balanced bitter with a grapefruit marmelade hop character and a long bitter finish.

3.6
olliejobbins (1577) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
500ml bottle. pours gold with small head. nice aroma and taste; fruity with a hoppy finish. would have again.

3.6
bellinghamd (6) - - MAR 4, 2013 does not count
Aroma: subtle: very very light hops Appearance: syruppy amber; dense worn ivory head Taste: Suprisingly three-dimensional given the almost total lack of aroma: exciting mix of salt, sweet, sour and bitter - very strong grapefruit. Palate: medium body; slightly oily texture; lively carbonation disappearing rapidly; quite rough but lasting finish Overall: Very interesting bitter, with three-dimensional qualities which don’t quite hold together for top marks; the after-taste keeps you thinking as it shifts from salt to sweet to sour. Not a social beer as it’s too intriguing in its own right. Aptly titled Pipedream !

3.5
Svesse (8803) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2007
(Cask at GBBF, London, 9 Aug 2007) Pale amber colour with brief white head. Fruity nose with fresh hop aromas, grapefruit and a hint of grass. Fruity taste with notes of citrus, grapefruit and grassy, citrussy hops in a long, fairly dry finish. Very nice hoppy beer.

3.5
johndoughty (5543) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle. Golden and clear with a small head.Some hops are present but not overpoweringly so.Well bottled and easy to drink.

3.5
Leighton (22307) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2013
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Pours perfectly clear gold with a stupidly tight, white cream head. Pleasant though mild aroma, pale malts, light dried citrus and lemon in particular, some hay. Light sweet flavor, lightl citrus fruits, mellow bitterness, straw, lots of tasty, dried pale malts.ight bodied with fine carbonation. Clean, lightly dry finish, some dirty hay, nips of tangerine. Very nicely balanced APA.

3.5
Hermod (8349) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Cask @ Gallows bird, real ale festival 2015. Amber colored, thin white head. Grainy, fruity, water melon, citrus aroma. Flavor has grapefruit, sweet tropical fruits, strong bitterness. Really nice.

3.4
Pizd (435) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear golden colour, small white head. Aroma of pale malt, lemon zest and a touch of biscuit. Grapefruit, lemon, hop flavour with a nice subdued sweet malty background. Lovely beer.

3.4
tiong (7620) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Cask @ Gallows Bird Real Ale Festival 2015

Pours clear golden orange with a smooth head. Aroma of fruits, citrus, pine and hints of juicy notes. Taste is smooth, fruity and juicy with hints of citrus and pine. Finish is crisp, bitter and smooth with hints of citrus and pine. Okay.


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