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Brewed by Little Valley
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Hebden Bridge, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - December. Also available bottle conditioned.
Light brown IPA.Powerful floral, minty and grassy aroma with a straw like colour and long bitter finish. Original IPA (stronger and very hoppy). This beer will easily survive a long journey to India.

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PaleIndian (1) - Stockport, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2017 does not count
Lovely beer bought locally from a Post Office selling quality ales. Bought my standard batch and liked the look of this one. First grab out of the fridge and thought maybe for later but cracked it anyway. Sat outside in the sun, cracking beer. Full of flavour, nice and hoppy and dark amber in colour and held a good head whilst quaffing! Got the party started at 6%, should have bought more. Will be buying again.

4.2
mtu71 (364) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. Thick, long, pure white head, some lace. Hazy golden color. Bready spicy aroma, some honey. Highly hopped, very tasty and well balanced. Crispy dry palate. Excellent IPA.

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4.2
MerryBandTom (5) - Bingley, - APR 16, 2017 does not count
This full bodied IPA tastes great with all the yeast poured into the glass. I drink it from a Duval glass. First have a little without the yeast poured in then a second serving with the entire bottle yeast an all! It’s not what you might expect as it’s not like an English or American IPA. It most reminds me of some of the core range from Jopen Bier or De Molen. Like the other offerings from Little Valley this is earthy & natural - the real deal! How beer should taste!

3.9
PlinyHarris (28) - - NOV 15, 2012
Hazy but oh well, we love it down Calderdale way. Sediment, yep. I’m afraid you’re going to have to leave the bottom, which is usually hard for me to take as someone who wants every last drip out of their bottle. One of the more popular LV brews.

3.8
LicoriceKing (48) - DENMARK - JUL 20, 2013
Golden color. Aroma: Bread, grass, floral, citrus and earthy. Taste: Classically bitter! Grapefruit, citrus, more bready flavours, almost some salty flavours as well. Nice fizzy mouthfeel with a long bitter finish. It’s been a while since my last british IPA and this one is pretty good. Refreshing, it’s way more bitter than I would have expected. First I’ve tried from the brewery and it’s promising.

3.7
Zarkam (539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2014
500ml bottle, hazy orange colour, medium frothy white head, excellent lacing. Moderately malty aroma of nuts and hay with moderate to heavy herbal, earthy and citric hops and some buttery yeast esters. Taste is initially balanced bittersweet turning into a long quite bitter finish with a moderately astringent feel. Full body, oily mouthfeel, average carbonation. Quite pleasant and somewhat complex yet balanced.

3.7
GuideDogSaint (1718) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 15, 2015
500ml bottle at Beer Bay, HK on 30 April. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, hops and pine. Sweet finish with a bitter edge.

3.6
Fin (10837) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2010
Bottle from Bitter Virtue, Southampton, purchased and consumed 17-01-10 Pours warm gold almost clear with just a little haze and a white filmy head that swiftly departs. Nose is lightly perfumed hops but then there is a little soapiness, Loz on the other hand gets day old cut grass that’s warmed in the sun. Taste initially sweet but I get the soapy hops again and its quite soft in the mouth, the bitterness is there but its not harsh its a slow burner and a very refined English bitterness, some sweet fruits but then there is also a slight flush of citrus. Nice beer that’s a real slow grower, bitterness is a touch furry. I was told that this was brewed with New Zealand Hops but forgot the variety, though I definately recall that it wasn’t one of the more obvious varieties. Not an instant hit but after a while I really enjoyed this beer. I understand that this is the December monthly and bottles were very limited. A7 A4 F7 P4 Ov14 3.6

3.6
madmitch76 (25344) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
13th February 2014
Lightly hazy gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Smooth malt base, whisper of cream but it’s not too sweet. Citric peel hops, notbtoo aggrrssive. Finishes smooth. Quite a tasty and drinkable IPA.

3.6
allmyvinyl (10932) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2014
500ml bottle at Stu’s. Pours clear gold, thick white head. Strong aromas of floral hops, caramel. Good bitterness, in a grassy, British hop way. Bitter finish. Good.


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