overall
38
13
style
Brewed by Little Valley
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Hebden Bridge, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 152   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.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
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.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
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! Its not what you might expect as its 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlinyHarris (28) - - NOV 15, 2012
Hazy but oh well, we love it down Calderdale way. Sediment, yep. Im afraid youre 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
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. Its been a while since my last british IPA and this one is pretty good. Refreshing, its way more bitter than I would have expected. First Ive tried from the brewery and its promising.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (1344) - 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (10382) - 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 thats 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 thats 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 wasnt 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (24293) - , 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 its not too sweet. Citric peel hops, notbtoo aggrrssive. Finishes smooth. Quite a tasty and drinkable IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (10393) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2014
500ml bottle at Stus. Pours clear gold, thick white head. Strong aromas of floral hops, caramel. Good bitterness, in a grassy, British hop way. Bitter finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoNrRiI (1453) - rhus, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2014
0.5 bottle. Hazy, dark amber color and a medium, thick, off-white head. Pleasant aroma of fruity hops, loads of honey, and some mild malty notes. Taste is typically bitter due to strong hop presence but has some malty notes like hay and caramel as well. Medium body, oily texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and also features malty caramel and hay aside from typical hops. Overall the beer is pretty good, doesnt live an astringent aftertaste like many IPAs do, also the uncanny maltiness is subdued with time by stronger hoppy flavors.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 16
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5