overall
62
87
style
Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Fruit Beer
Shipley, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Regular;
American style pale ale, hopped with Cascade and Centennial hops, infused with a hint of blackberries.

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3.3
simontomlinson (372) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Cask: Off white frothy head left a collar on a dark amber body. Minimal malty aroma. Medium body. Smooth. Malt, pine & blackberry tastes, quite sweet.

2.6
Garrold (5269) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2016
Cask. Tapped, Leeds. Clear gold. Dense, lasting, white head. Nose has blackberry cordial. Grainy malts. Pale bread. Some fruity hop. Taste is fruit pip bitter. A bit earthy and a bit metallic. Light to medium body. Metallic bitter finish. Didn’t care for this at all.

3.2
BeerViking (4783) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2016
Cask/gravity at the Kingston beer festival, gold with no head and a fruity nose. Dry-bitter and dusty malt, with berry overtones. Interesting but not well integrated.

3.4
jjsint (3094) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
Cask at the Stockbridge Tap, Edinburgh. Light copper or dark gold. Clear with a thin not-quite-white head. Aroma of berries and citrus, it’s pleasant but somewhat unfocused. Sweet taste with a bitter hoppy edge. Some unexpected astringency in the finish. Despite some balance issues, I am quite fond of this.

3.4
Stuu666 (13395) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2015
Cask at the Stockbridge tap. Pours clear golden amber, nose is toffee, spicy hops, blackberry, taste is fruity blackberry, sweet toffee.

2.9
ManVsBeer (10452) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Cask @ Crown Inn, Hebden Bridge. Not quite as expected as it’s golden with a creamy head. Has hops in its aroma, with a malt-hop character and only a light smattering of the fruit. Full-bodied.

3.6
s_hartshorne (2784) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Cask the tap room batley. Golden slight head. Aroma is blackberry jam hops. Taste is same well balanced with sweet malts lots of blackberry coming through. Medium body. Good stuff as per usual from saltaire.

3.3
anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Cask gravity @ Craft100. Pours a pale amber golden color with a white head. Has a fruity berry hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity blackberry hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty blackberry hoppy finish.

3.2
mR_fr0g (12067) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Cask gratify at the battersea beer fest. Light pale golden colour with a loose white head. Arom a is blackberry squash sweet sugary fruits. Flavour follows berry sweet fruits. Very little malt or beer but very drinkable.

3.4
AshtonMcCobb (6604) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2014
On tap @ the Bow Bar Winter beer festival. Appearance - golden with a nicely proportioned head. Nose - confectionery, maybe dried fruits. Parma violets. Taste - more dried fruit. Palate - medium bodied with a big creamy texture and a tangy but slightly too sweet finish. Overall - it’s tasty but it doesn’t make me want to have another. Perhaps adding blackberries to a darker stronger beer is more usual and more appropriate.


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