overall
75
60
style
Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Session IPA
Holmfirth, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottled;
Rides a relatively modest ABV yet still has a basket brimming full of aromatic American hops. Pale and Caramel hops combine to balance the hops that make up the gears of this beer. Session IPA fixed with Chinook, Centennial. Saddled with English Malt, Californian Yeast. Geared for enjoyment. Free Wheeling.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6564) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2017
September 27, 2015 - At The Hack & Hop - keg draught. Clear gold with a thick plug of white lasting creamy head. Catty and pungent yet sweet aroma - light alcohol and fruity; its mostly about the bitterness (nice!). Taste - yeah! - catnip and pungency for days - no alcohol or sweetness, only enough malt body to frame the hops - me like; fully attenuated, grassy and pungent! Average to light body, lively mouthfeel, long dry coating finish - great beer and hell yeah I will drink this again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumbo (2438) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2017
Tap at the Friends of Ham, Leeds. Pours amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of hop, citrus and light tropical fruit. Light sweetness and quite heavy bitterness. Light body and slight oily texture, carbonation is average. Good flavour for a session level IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (12490) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2016
Bottle at The Beer Cap, Bangkok. Clear golden amber with a huge bubbly white head. Aroma of grapefruit, weedy and light fruity hops. Flavour is light sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Light bodied with high carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4598) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2016
On tap at the Queens Head, Kings Cross. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma tropical fruit taste starts with mid sweet fruit, moving to a balanced bitter sweet finish. Medium body. Very refreshing on a hot day.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DeanF (2418) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 5, 2016
Modest head disappearing quickly. Lots of carbonation. Boring gold body. Aroma is a mix of hops and pine-sol, which reminds me, really gotta mop my floor when I get home. Flavour is an odd mix of cigarette ash and hops, some lemon on the finish. Crisp on the mouth though. If youd ask me to session an IPA it wouldnt be this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1874) - DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
[email protected] Bull with Maria. Red grape. Citrus. Golden haze. Dry. Good mouthfeel. Very bitter. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8735) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015
[7756-20150926] Tap. Mild meaty grains aroma. Clear, orange body with a quick foamy white head. Light meaty citrus bitter flavour. Medium body. Good, nice bitter brew. (7/3/8/3/14) 3.5
(@ Friends of Ham, Leeds, England; Called "Hams Pale Ale")

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
niquillis (2501) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
Keg at Hop Inn, Newcastle under Lyme. Pours golden. Sweet hop, tropical fruit, more sweet hop. Very flavoursome.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (10258) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 15, 2015
2015-09-26. Crisp golden body small beige head. Aroma is mild, a touch muddled, lightly fruity character, light grainy malt and green hops. Flavour is moderately bitter, lots of green leafy hops. Smooth average bodied palate, carbonation. 3+ On tap at Friends of Ham Hams Pale Ale, Leeds.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (7409) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: A food market in Copenhagen.
Appearance: Clear golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, grass, floral, hops.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, malt, citrus, grass, a bit floral.


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