A light pale ale with a decent bite, this beer has the ‘dreaded’ mark but is full of character and very drinkable.
Pouring with an enormous fluffy cotton wool pillow of a head, the yeast had obviously been doing its thing very happily.
The aroma is yeasty in a Belgian farmhouse beer way, coupled with a smack of orchard fruits.
So far so good.
The flavour is really interesting.
There’s a distinct gob-full of mandarins, peaches and pears.
Really fruity but with an excellent zingy bitter pineapple tang.
All this over hints of hazelnuts and a smooth digestive biscuit.
The hopping is green leaves and sapling wood with elderflowers and grapefruit pith.
Dry and long lasting.
I like this a hell of a lot.
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