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style
Brewed by Navigation
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Nottingham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.
Previously a summer seasonal.

A refreshing American style IPA brewed with lager malts well balanced with a full American hop, deceptively drinkable with a lasting aftertaste.

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3.4
jmgreenuk (9981) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 21, 2016
Cask at the Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a thin white head. The aroma is yeast, light citrus grassy hop. The flavour is light bitter light sweet with a smooth light creamy yeast, citrus fruit, light spice palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

3.1
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2016

Cask (gravity) @ Nottingham Robin Hood Beer Festival (2014), Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6EL.

[ As Navigation Apus ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, fruit, grass, fruit juice. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, sharp, fruity, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20141011]

3.5
theprof (1236) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016
Cask. A rich pineapple and mango scent. Pours pale gold with a white top which may confuse English IPA drinkers. The taste foregrounds the fruits with tangerine added to the tropical fruits but this is followed by a hoppy bitter finish with grassy lingering notes on the palate. So a well constructed American ale which is an easy way to imbibe 5.5% without noticing. So one for the weekend rather than midweek.

3.5
FatPhil (17077) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2015
Keg (Wig & Pen, Norwich)
Lovely citrussy aroma. Pale, but not incipid, small loose head. Tasty light malts, lovely citrussy hops. Light palate but a nice gentle resiny citrussy bitter finish. Drinkability massive. Lesson - don’t be fooled by the colour, this is a lovely IPA.

2.9
JorgeLee (2234) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Cask in the Elephant and Castle W8. Golden colour, not much carbonation or head, looked a bit flat. Maybe not in the best nick? Strange beer this, promised an American IPA and got something Tim described quite nicely as chewy. Chewy malts. Some booze and apricot fruit, but chewy. Maybe like an apricot flapjack. And not very bitter, or hoppy for that matter. It actually wasn’t unpleasant, but quite unusual and definitely not what was promised!

3.4
ianwelby (1525) - SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Golden beer with a white head. Smell and taste are both light fruit. Maybe something tropical like a touch of mango.

2.9
mR_fr0g (13492) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
Cask at Nicholson’s pub canary wharf. Clear golden coloured pour with a loose lasting white head. Aroma is cheesey leafy hop, light citrus, cereal, mineral. Flavour is chalky, leafy hop hedgerow bit dull hop. Palate is a bit thin, chalky high carbonation. . OK

2.8
ManVsBeer (10946) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Cask @ The Bank, Manchester. Light golden coloured ale with a creamy head. Hopped with some malt evident in its nose. Fairly well balanced though in both respects with a crisp medium body.

3.1
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2015
On cask at Bulls Head, Burslem. Pours golden with white head. Quite bitter, slightly cloying. An OK IPA.

3.2
Theydon_Bois (20612) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
Cask at the Champion, Hyde Park NW, 31/03/15. Clear pale golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is pale malt, melon, citric peel, light bread dough. Taste comprises floral notes, straw, melon, tangerine, soft bread. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with light hop bitterness. Ok offering, not really the hop presence for an IPA nor the ABV but perhaps a touch more than your typical ESB, English Pale perhaps, have had cask APA’s of this ilk !?


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