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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: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (1222) - Tyne & Wear, - NOV 17, 2012
330 ml bottle served in a chalice.Lovely clear gold body with a white head. Grassy aroma, citrussy bitterness in the flavour, grapefruit and pineapple taste. Dry finish.


2.7
mzaar (3642) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2017
Flaska från Systembolaget. Klar kopparfärgad med ett medelstort vitt skum. Dofter och smaker av honung, frukt, säd och karamell. Väldigt försiktig, närmast anonym.

3.8
Hopverdju (1485) - BELGIUM - NOV 9, 2017
Helder amber/rood koperkleurig bier met witte schuimkraag. Geur: mout, licht hoppig, wat snoeperig, ietwat hooi. Smaak: hopbitter, fruitig, bloemig. Medium koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: bitter. Verfrissend lekker.

2.4
SamTheBarrel (834) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2017
330ml brown bottle poured into a pint glass. Appearance is clear golden with a small frothy beige head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, soap and a hint of caramel. Taste is medium sweet and light-medium bitter. Palate is light bodied, watery texture and average carbonation. Overall weak, watery and diluted, a beer possibly more suitable as a thirst quencer in warmer climates.

3.5
shoestring (427) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2017
Lemon fresh to the fore. Easy drunk. Zesty . Hops hay grass. What more to say?

1.6
Cool_Bond (2791) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2017
Minimal aroma of fruity. Bready and minimal taste. Okay bitterness that fills the upper part of the mouth long while. No good beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

2.4
blackradioboy (223) - SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2017
Bottle from the Coop. Reduced to £1.23 for quick sale. If “London” Pale Ale means “almost no flavour” this hits the target. Bullseye! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
Joakgust (1487) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2017
Bottle. Clear amber beer with a large white head. Aroma is fruity with notes of caramel, citrus, herbs, dried fruit and apricots. Flavor is fruity with notes of caramel, citrus, herbs apricots and dried fruit. Well balanced.

2.9
Dijan (23) - - OCT 22, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2017 Average pale ale, not very hoppy, slight herb notes, malty, drinkable but not very exciting. Far from terrible too, dry finish

3.4
ruramikael (185) - SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2017
nuts, herbs, citrus, rotten eggs, skunky, amber, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, salty, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.5
NallePalle (704) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2017
Bottle, 33 cl, SB. Pleasant ale, smooth and well balanced. Not that hoppy. Small bitter finish.


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