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Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Paraparaumu, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 99   ABV: 3.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Little Big Hop APA
ITI (te reo Maori for small) uses US hops base but its lighter malt base showcases the hop flavour and brings the beer in at a very friendly 3.3% alc/vol, creating the perfect sessionable APA.

Taste: Refreshing citris notes, good malt body with appealing bitterness.
Look: Golden amber
Aroma: Mango and sweet citrus
Try With: Bangers & mash
Hops: Amarillo, Cascade, Chinook, Nelson Sauvin.
Malt: NZ Lager, NZ Ale, NZ Light Crystal, NZ Medium Crystal

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Samtzu (354) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - APR 22, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours a mild god with strong white head. Lots of visable carbonation. Subtle hop nose. Light body which gives way to a nice hop profile. Excellent session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (7218) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2017
330ml bottle. Clear, orangey, deep golden colour with average, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting and lacing, white head. Piney and citrusy hoppy, minimally sugary, crystal malty aroma, notes of lemon and orange. Taste is citrusy and piney hoppy, hints of lemon and orange, minimally metallic and soapy overtones; light and slightly watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (4252) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 24, 2017
Clear dark yellow, white lacing foam head. Fresh hoppy aroma and bitter taste. A refreshing beer. Dont notice the low alcohol content. (Velp 201702)

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (1103) - SINGAPORE - FEB 10, 2017
3.3%ABV. American pale ale. Poured out amber. 12SRM. Head of small white bubbles. Nose has aroma of candy, malt sugar, ripe citrus with tangerines and tangelos being the most obvious. Sweet almost overripe oranges. Light sweet and citrusy. Very refreshing and inviting. Mouthfeel is full-bodied then light. Good carbonation. Palate has hefty malt funk on the front, then fades to reveal graham flour, light toast. Hops are spicy with spruce and pine on the front, then citrus peel with brightness first, then the slightly oily bitter of the peel, then the light stingy lingering flavor-palate feel. Finish is clean and brief with some citrus vapor. Overall, gets high marks for being a full-bodied, well-balanced pale ale. Light enough on the malt to keep it true to style. Not over-hopped demonstrating maturity and restraint.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (5350) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2017
330ml bottle (bb 2 Mar 2017) at home on 26 Dec 2016 shared with JohnRMurdoch and Stuartyboy, from Good Spirits Company, West Nile Street, Glasgow, toffee, malty, tropical fruits aroma, golden amber with a thin white head, biscuit, citrus flavours, good flavour, quite fizzy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (3263) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Clear golden with a medium white head. Light body with moderate carbonation. Nice bitterness with subtle fruity sweetness. Hops, citrus, pine, caramel and malts. Very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuartyboy (1600) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle shared with Mr_H a clear golden amber beer with fruity aroma tropical and sweet citrus fruits some citrus and malt flavour hoppy bitterness on finish

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (4739) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2016
12oz bottle shared with mr_h. Golden amber, not much head. Biscuit hop aroma. Very bitter lime flavour. Very bitter oaty biscuit aftertaste. Smells better than it tastes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (755) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2016
Butelka 330ml o ciekawym wygladzie przypominajacym troche skore jaszczurki. Bursztynowy kolor. Burza bialej piany ,ktora niestety szybko opada. Aromat delikatnych tropikalnych owocow jak mango,ananas i liczi. Cytrusy w tle. W smaku troche bardziej cytrusowe jednak nadal prym wodzaowoce tropikalne. W tle karmel. Troche szkoda wszystkich tych chmieli dodanych bo cytrusy sa ale nie pokazuja swojej mocy. O procentach nie wspomne. Nadal jest to jednak swietne piwo sesyjne.Aha ,warto dodac kapsel ,ktory przypomina Oko Saurona..

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (2936) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2016
330ml bottle from Golden Vineyard off-license, Greenwich. Golden colour with a white foam head leaving lacing and aroma of tropical fruit lychee. Taste is malt, caramel, alittle biscuit with some light hints of tropical fruit & citrus hops and earthy bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel, light bodied, soft carbonation, dry light bitter finish. Quite OK.


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