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Brewed by Spitting Feathers
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Chester, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - October to December.
Heritage Ales is a venture by Spitting Feathers with the help of brewing historian John Murray of Cestrian Brewery.
The beer brewed to quench thirsts around the globe-spanning British Empire. India Pale Ale was brewed specifically for export with properties to match. It was higher alcohol and hop levels to preserve the beer as it travelled back over the seas on ships that had sailed to the UK to deliver cargo from around the empire.

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2.9
Rune (13506) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2017
Cask, served in a mug at Crowd Of Favours. Warm golden body, fair lacing, filmy white head. Caramel fruity flavours. Moderate taste profile of peaches, berry fruits and mid-sweet malts. Malt-fruity bitter endnotes. Satisfying. (Leeds 06.07.2017).

3.1
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2015
Cask at Stoke Beer Festival. Pours golden amber. Quite a sweet cloying IPA. Pleasant enough.

3.2
berkshirejohn (6654) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Cask at the Bell, Waltham St Lawrence. Pale amber with a loose cream head; grainy aroma; dry, almost perry-like taste, with some sour grains; and a tart bitter finish. Rather odd - reminding me of Marston’s Old Empire. If this is what IPA’s really used to taste like, then I’m really glad that they’ve been replaced by the modern American style alternative.

2.8
Niall73 (2434) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Gravity at grape and grain beer fest. Pours Amber with an off white head. Aroma us caramel, lemon, sponge cake, grass. Sponge cake, lemon, caramel, grass, tea... Not great., ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
BrewTom (661) - - NOV 25, 2014
Tropical fruit, pineapple, peach hops but a little weak & flat. Sessionable. Rated by BrewTom

2.9
ManVsBeer (10946) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Cask @ Coach House, Chester. Darker golden with a small head. Medium to full bodied with a small berry aroma and a mildly fruity taste.

3.2
mike_77 (7089) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2013
Dark golden colour. Sweet aroma, some brown sugar. Quite thick and rich. It’s not unpleasant but is poorly balanced with too much sweet maltiness and not enough hop bitterness.

2.2
RichTheVillan (8248) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2013
Cask at The Wellington; light amber pour with bubbly white head, slight grassy aroma, quite big caramel a weird sour taste, some biscuity malts.

3.2
Pizd (435) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
(Cask): Golden colour with a white head. Hoppy, citrus and earthy aroma. Grapefruit, lemon, oranges and tropical fruit juice notes in the tasting with some light maltiness to balance it out. Refreshing, crisp and drinkable.

2.8
downender (8882) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Cheshire Beeriodical, Seven Stars, Bristol October 2012. Amber with a slight, off-white head. Berry fruits, caramel and boiled sweets, with a big, bitter finish. Not for me.


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