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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Pale Lager
Bury St. Edmunds, England

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Previously known as The Beer To Dine For.
Brewed to complement food, we use the lightest malts and Tettnang hops to achieve the unique pale golden colour, crisp taste and dry finish. This unique blend makes Hop the ideal accompaniment to spicy dishes, seafood and poultry. The Tettnang hops, imported from Washington State and Oregon, give the beer its soft melon aroma and complete the dry finish.
Bottles have been sterile filtered since May 2006.

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2.9
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - APR 20, 2006
(750ml clear bottle) Crystal clear apple juice body topped by medium white head that mostly diminishes. Initial aroma is skunky, grassy. Once it has a chance to breathe, the skunk gives way to grassy/citrus, some cereal. Taste is medium sweet, grassy, cereal, some fruitiness (melon, apricot), citrus, caramel, light herbal. Light-medium body, light syrup, fairly dry finish. Getting past the initial aroma revealed a fairly decent beer.

2.3
vanvenlo (1903) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2006
14 Mar 2006 - Sweet hopy aroma. Clear amber, low head and poor lacing. Sweet fully hopped and low malt flavour. Bitter hoppy finish, a thin, nothing sort of beer.

2.4
saxo (18960) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2006
Bottle. Not much head with shortish duration. Golden colored. Taste is kinda like a lager. Low carbonation.

2.4
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 17, 2006
CLEAR Bottle (when will they ever learn?) and cost me $7.50 (when will I ever learn):

Clean golden hue with a small but lasting frothy head but little lace. Smells more like a lager than an ale with the grassy Tettnang hops at the forefront with a dash of biscuity and husky malts. The taste is a straight forward mild bitter and herbal flavor with no depth to speak of. Not that this beer is bad to speak, but for the money it was a poor investment. The best part is the fancy bottle and that is not gonna help the rating, it is not a beer to dine for that is for sure.
AVOID unless you can find it at discount for a buck or two (and by then it most likely will be light struck i.e. skunked!

2.2
Lunkie (1950) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2006
Hop amlt aroma. Clear yellow colour with poor head and lacing. Spice hop malt flavour. Fizzy palate.

2
iammadeofjelly (194) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2006
very lagerish for an ale, theyve gone for american hops so it tastes a bit like a more flavoursome american beer. Certainly no ’beer to dine for’

2.6
Mungo (2470) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2006
Bottle (from Tescos). Quite neutral overall. Some vaguely fruity grassy hop aromas. Dry with chalky malt flavours. Quite lagerish and seems like an attempt by GK to cash in with a fancy bottle.

2.6
Probiere (992) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2006
Musty, dusty, some floral notes, but they’re dry and stale, a light grainy maltiness, ending on a slightly sweet honeysuckle finish, but the dominant theme is mustiness.

2.6
sunevdj (4100) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2006
Pours a pale yellow. Looks a lot like boring lager. Very hoppy and high maltiness. Grassy. A bit sticky.

2.5
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - JAN 12, 2006
(on bottle) Even from half a meters distance is the sour, acidic smell overwhelming. Even the colour is the same as what the aroma makes you hink of; urin. After a few minutes, there are hints of apple and mandarin, eve a few maltgrains It´s gassy, but has a soft mouthfeel and a candyish finish, that actually grows on me. But that sure was a bad start.


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