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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A medium-bodied, unfiltered, English-style pale ale with subtle hoppiness and a smooth malty flavor that has made it our flagship product.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris21274 (11) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Pours with a nice thick head, looks good, nice and clear with a dark golden hue. I smell bread, along with biscuit and a bit of grapefruit and pine in the nose. Tastes of caramel with some bitterness and finishes dry. It’s a middle of the road American Ale, but a decent one at that.


3.2
Theydon_Bois (20873) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2017
Cask at GBBF'16, day one, 09/08/16.
Golden orange with a decent off white head.
Nose is a touch thin, melon, tangerine, straw.
Taste comprises mellow citric peel, straw, grains, soft breads, orange pith.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok.

3.1
BeerViking (5075) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2016
Backlog from GBBF 2016 day 1, on cask, amber with a small head, sweet and fruity, a bit thin.

3.4
The_Osprey (9343) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2016
August 2016 - Cask at GBBF 2016 as ’Ipswich Original Ale’. Amber orange, still, clear, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is orange, passionfruit, cordial, caramel. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is toffee and caramel, passionfruit. Quite a nice beer overall. (3.4)

3.5
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - SEP 23, 2016
GBBF 2016. clean Amber color with minimal off white head. Aroma is pine cones and danky tangy hops. Taste is also danky tangy with loads of pine cones lemons and melon. Overall, very tasty

3.2
Scopey (15862) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. It pours clear amber with a small white head. The aroma is toasted grain, soft, sweet, cereal, grainy husk and orange muffin. The taste is bitter - sweet, orange muffin, toasted grain, orange peel, tangerine, kumquat, spice, muffin, pepper and light alcohol with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Decent enough.

3.4
cgarvieuk (26077) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Cask at the GBBF 2016... Copper.. Thin white lacing.. Soft sweet toffee fruit nose.. Soft dry toffee fruit

3.2
Beerhunter111 (22958) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2016
Gbbf. Klares hell nussbraunes Bier. Geruch nach rotem malz, mild hopfig bitter. Geschmack mild hopfig bitter zitronig harzig.

3.3
mR_fr0g (13657) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016 09/08/2016. A orange amber coloured pour with a a halo of white head. Aroma is semi sweet biscuity malts hints of caramel, midget gem, lemon, pine, woody. Little resinous hop. Flavour is composed of semi sweet , little caramel, light. Pine hop, lavender, candied orange. Palate is lowish carbonation, semi sweet sticky mold hop resin.

4.1
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Pretty good maltiness. Not too much English Ale flavor, but good overall. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
tfontana (1148) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Keg pour at the Powder Keg Beer and Chili Festival. Aroma is malty bread more than hops. Appearance is hazy golden brown with white frothy head with nice lacing and very trace sparkle. Taste is medium malty sweetness balanced with mild bitter with some corn chip. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with lively carbonation and bitter finish at the back of the mouth. Overall, a decent beer and true to the style but not a stand out.


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