Brewed by Rocky Head
Style: American Pale Ale
Wandsworth, England


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Our inaugural Pale Ale is an exuberant mix of malted and toasted barley and an obscene amount of New World hops added at every possible stage of the brewing process. Unfiltered and bottle conditioned to preserve all the flavour.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martin243 (1117) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2015
330ml bottle from that London, provided by the wife. Poured into a Hoegaarden tasting tulip. Opaque amber with a thin off-white head. Fruity floral aroma. Tropical fruit, blueberry, toffee malts, and almond flavours. Some resinous sap as well. Slick mouth feel, long finish. Rather good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (5006) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle from Corks Out, 21 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB. This cloudy dark amber coloured beer pours appropriately enough with a huge rocky head of white foam. It has a bitter orange marmalade and citrus fruity flavour, malty and toffee notes followed by a creamy sharp pine and pineapple finish. Very Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (6407) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle from Spirited Wines. Appearance - maybe I slightly shook the bottle or something but I didnt expect the head to be this settles. Golden orange when it swrtles Nose - citrus and sherbet. Slight concern that some wild yeast is present. Taste - lime zest, then orange fruit. Still an edge of sherbet but no longer concerning. Palate - close to medium bodied with a big tangy zingy texture that kicks on to give a dry bitter and tangy finish. Overall - initially the level of sherbet in this made me think there was an infection. Perhaps a Belgian yeast was deliberately used and it delivered that tootie fruity sensation deliberately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MayumiH (1214) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle at Three Johns. Earthy and floral hops. Bit of citrus. Crisp and clean. Nice earthy bitter finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
awest (15) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2014
33cl bottle from Oddbins, London Bridge. Pours a hazy apricot colour with a thin off-white head. Aromas of herbs, spices, and sweet malts. Taste is initially of hops with the malt coming through in the finish. Not as hoppy as expected after reading the bottle. Very refreshing and well balanced. Good pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (14225) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Bottled, 330ml from Utobeer, Borough Market, London. Cloudy amber with white head. There is a hoppy aroma which thankfully leads on into a zesty, hoppy, dry beer. There are grapefruit, lemon and tropical fruit notes. Lasting palate, good depth of flavour. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarpa (1523) - FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle 33cl from AbM. Pours slightly hazy golden, huge white head. Fruity citrus aroma, some grass. Citrus and floral hops, herbs, grains.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pricey290483 (796) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
had a bottle at the sebright arms and another cracking beer from london. good amount of hops loads of flavor going on hope i see it for sale again as a really liked it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (8829) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a hazy light amber with a frothy white head and some broken lace. The aroma is yeast, citrus, floral hop. The flavour is medium bitter with a dry yeast, fruity, nettle hop, light spice bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. A slightly different take on an APA that works for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (10285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2014
330ml bottle from Oddbins. Pours hazy gold, massive, over-flowing white head. Aromas of yeast, lemon, light tropicalia. Taste is more yeast, light bitter, bread. Something just not doing it for me with this one.

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