overall
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99
style
Brewed by Salopian
Style: American Pale Ale
Hadnall, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. First seen in 2009. Has reappeared as a monthly special on several accasions since.
An elegant strong Salopian version of an IPA,citrus, pines and tropical fruit engulf the palate and caress the senses. A dry body with an extremely long lingering  finish.

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3.9
klm1 (1501) - Bled/SF, - JUN 7, 2017
Pours golden slightly clear with foamy long lasting white head. Aroma: intense hop chatacter with citrusy & fruity notes, some pine, and crisp like malt notes. Flavour follows aroma: intense hop flavour with notes of citruses, especially lemon zes, grapefruit, some tropical fruits & pine. Malt flavour: just pale ale, crips & lightweight. Hop bitterness is medium, finish is dry,, gentle bitter. Body is light, texture smooth, carbonation is moderate.

3.9
GreenCat (105) - SLOVENIA - JUN 4, 2017
0,5 l bottle. Pours hazy golden yellow with big frothy lasting head. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruit papaya, grapefruit, lemon zest, melon and a bit of pollen. Taste is medium sweet with light lingering bitterness. Body is light, slick texture, carbonation is average. Finish is light lingering bitterness, tangerine aftertaste. Very refreshing hop dominated beer, old school.

3.7
john44 (3048) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2017
Keg at Craft Beer Co, Islington, London in May 2017 - Hazy yellow gold in colour. Good foamy white head. Fair lacing. Fruity aroma. Citrus and tropical fruity, orange, melon, grapefruit. Moderate hop bitterness, grassy hops. Biscuity malts. Bit spicy; peppery. Good balance. Bittersweet citrus and tropical fruity and hoppy throughout. Dry finish. Pleasant easy drinking APA. Good stuff. (2017-05)

3.4
BenOver (314) - SLOVENIA - MAY 15, 2017
Pours murky golden with medium top, quickly diminishes, full hoppy aroma upfront, very fresh and slightly sour at the end. Taste is medium bodied and sweet upfront and slightly sour evolving to a nice, dry finish. Nice one. Want another one :)

3.7
theprof (931) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Cask. Strong citrus and pine aroma. Pours pale yellow gold White lace lasting. Taste is tangerine sweet then grapefruit bitter. A long pleasant languor on the palate. If only all pale ales were this good.

3.4
stravale (3055) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 3, 2017
Cask @ Bull and Stirrup, Chester [060417]
Golden, clear, dense white head, good lacing
Aroma of citrus hops, zesty grapefruit, dab of lemon
Taste of zesty grapefruit, lemon, hop forward, sweet pale malt background
Palate - Medium body, quite oily, fairly bitter, quite sweet malts. Finish of soft sweet pale malt, fairly bitter zest linger
Overall - Quite good, maybe not in the mood at the time...would like to re-rate this one

4.1
MrTipple (4782) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2017
Intense citrus fruits, tangerine, orange, red fruits, tangerine, tropical fruits, mango, passion fruit, papaya, grain and cereal malts, caramel. Clear gold, small, creamy, white head. Light sweet. More sweet grain and cereal malts, bread, caramel, sweet tropical fruits, mango, sweet orange, tangerine, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Excellent APA, beautiful flavours, very complex, rich and from cask. Cask at The Marble Arch, Manchester.

3.7
rodbod (356) - Motherwell, SCOTLAND - APR 13, 2017
Pint at Hippo Tap Room, Glasgow. This was one of those fat, full bodied American-style IPAs where the sweet malt is just as important as the bitterness. A great pint, but maybe not clean enough to be sessionable.

4.1
Werckmeister (3111) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 13, 2017
0,5l bottle at home bought from Beergonzo. BB 02/2018. amber hazy color, medium big white head. smells of pines, lemon grass, bit citric, passion fruit, some mango, lychee. very nice smell. medium to full body, soft carbonation, very nice smooth mouthfeel. tastes of mango, pines, light grapefruit, some passion fruit, lightly citric, lemon grass, grassy overall. finishes light to medium bitter with notes of lemon grass, pines and citric notes. very lovely beer, very very nice creamy mouthfeel, great to drink with still a very good complexity.

3.8
Johnstledger8 (1140) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 26, 2017
Draught. Pours a cloudy orange with a thin lacy off white head. Aroma is of orange, grapefruit, exotic fruits, citrus, floral. Taste is of grapefruit, citrus, oranges, grassy, melon, kiwi. Oily mouthfeel, soft to medium carbonation.


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