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Brewed by Meantime (Asahi)
Style: American Pale Ale
Greenwich, England

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and keg - force carbonated. Is available cask conditioned. Cold fermented and lagered.
Ingredients: Pale ale malt, pale crystal malt, and Munich malt: Cascade, Cluster, and Goldings hops.

One hundred and fifty years ago the new bitter beer style, Pale Ale, was so popular that brewers had to import Californian hops to meet demand. Meantime London Pale Ale continues that tradition by combining lots of American Cascade and Centennial hops to give it a complex citrus aroma and buckets full of local Kentish Goldings to provide the bitterness that makes the style so refreshing. Together they conspire to assail the nose with a complex, heady mix of spearmint, grass and ‘hop sack’ aromas, fruity citrus flavours and a bitter finish that makes pale ale drinking a truly rewarding experience.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, - NOV 15, 2012
Amber, clear, large white head; big hoppy aroma, some fruit; hop led flavour, fruity - some pineapple; dry, moderately bitter finish; light, refreshing, high quality pale ale.


4
ShawnChong (4) - - AUG 11, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2017 aroma: minty, very refreshing, fruity color: golden, clear taste: dry, refreshing, a bit Orange, easy drinking.

3.4
sdmmb (1917) - BELGIUM - AUG 4, 2017
Drunk on draught in duke of York pub in London. Light enjoyable London pale ale.

2.6
Erasmus_ro (3060) - Alabama, USA - JUL 31, 2017
Tap @ London Riviera @ London Bridge City Festival, 21/07/17, thanks e_Ra. Pours orange with a good, white head. Aroma is mild, some caramel, slight citrus and flower. Taste is caramel, flowery, mild, plain.

3.8
sephyrott (156) - - JUL 29, 2017
33cl from bottle bought at Waitrose. Slightly hoppy but simple pale ale. Brownish colour, and medium carbonated.

3.4
jonas (7611) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUL 24, 2017
Can. Citrus and earthy hops, light grassy. Medium light body, mellow sparkly , grassy citric, light salt. Pleasant.

3
TavernRogue (25) - Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2017
330ml bottle from Tesco. Fairly nice aroma of quite floral hops with a bit of spice and orange peel. Appearance is an almost-clear amber colour with a 1-finger off-white head with gentle carbonation. Taste is gentle citrus and American hops. Palate is slightly carbonated and quite smooth.

3
ruigo (3073) - PORTUGAL - JUL 19, 2017
33cl bottle. Almost clear golden with a small white head. Malt, caramel and floral. Drinkable.

3.1
jooilakon (192) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2017
Tap at Prince of Teck, Earl’s Court on 11/07/2017. Clear, brown/amber body. Floral or soapy, quite crisp taste.

3.1
victorsampson96 (120) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2017
(330 ml can) Pours a clear golden beer, with a foamy white head. The aroma is very traditional: light English hops, floral notes, fresh grass, nettles, biscuits, oak, corn, bready malt, a slight sulphur note, and some bitter earthiness on the finish. Moderately bittersweet throughout, and a light-medium mouthfeel. This is a fairly traditional English pale ale: quite pleasant in its own right, but not full of flavour. It could be more interesting and better blended – definitely better from the bottle.

2.9
vsyrbu (141) - MOLDOVA - JUL 3, 2017
the aroma of fir tree and a little fruitы. Not intense aroma. In taste the same and also a bit watery.


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