Liverpool Craft Hop Beast

Formerly brewed at Liverpool Craft Beer
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Liverpool, England


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
A bitter pale ale, made with a Vienna malt base and American hops. Available in cask only.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (7697) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Cask @ The Lyric a 4% golden blond called Hop Beast? Love it. Gold with a small head. Nose is lemon and lime, honeyed white bread. Sort of neutral. Similar flavor, doughy. Cut grass and lemon quite dry on the finish. Light body, soft carb. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pricey290483 (796) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
another good beer that i got from the draft house pale colour beer with a good amount of hops and a very citrus smell and after taste i liked it and cant wait to find it again

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maneliquor (3514) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 8, 2013
Cask at Hack and Hop. Pours bright orange with a very creamy white head. Nose has big tangy notes of lemon and line with orange rind and mild spice. Taste is absolutely tangy as shit. Huge lemon and orange. A big tangy bastard

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Cask at The Nags Head in Reading. This is a pretty bland golden ale. Dont be fooled by some decent marketing. This is definitely not a hop beast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (23820) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2013
Cask at the malt and hops... Golden amber... Thick creamy white head... Soft lemon zest nose... Dry front... Quite pely wally flavour... Light bitter hop linger.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogbomb (1210) - ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Cask. Frosty gold with orange tinges. Thin steady white head. Nose is tangerines, clementines, oranges, marmalade. Smooth in the mouth and a large bitter kick. It's fruity though - more tangerines, clementines, oranges, marmalade. Some lemon and a slight mango too. And grapefruit. Basically most of the opal fruits (starburst). A cracking flavourful pint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (7047) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Hand-pulled pint in The Crown Inn, Oakengates on 17th July 2013. Good golden hue to the body with a full and lasting white head. Hop nose, floral and slightly citrus. The taste was also hop oriented but with a mini malt presence to help balance the flavours out a little. Body depth fine for the flavours. OK more than great: pleasant rather than wonderful.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (10384) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2013
Cask at York Tap. Golden yellow, good white head. Subtle floral hop notes in the aroma. Good mouthfeel with a touch of liveliness. Then it starts to go wrong, some off-notes and sulphur. The name is somewhat misleading.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (47943) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ 28th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2011, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England

Clear medium orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, vomit notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. IMO a bit borring ! [20111206]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
richc (239) - Bolton, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2012
Resinous hops and sweet malt aroma. Clear gold with solid head. Crisp balance of malt and bitterness in flavour

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