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Organic Real Ale - Laverstoke Park Farm

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Organic Real AleOrganic Real Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

38 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 16.98%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Laverstoke Park Farm visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wl0307 on 08-04-2008)
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Reviews by AdamBear:
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-very bubbly transparent gold with a foamy white head that stays.

S-berries, corn, and honey. medium strength

T-comes in with bread and honey. not bad. this taste lasts awhile. no bitterness. just smooth with a lasting after-taste. strong flavors. slightly roasted.

M-dry medium to heavy carbonation with a dry finish

O-actually pretty good tasting. i could definitely have a lot of this. its fairly light and has no negative qualities. its a good quaffer.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2011 01:17:57 | More by AdamBear
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California

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Andrew526

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-23-2013 13:34:45 | More by Andrew526
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McNealc31

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3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy orange with a fluffy ecru head. Crisp, clean flavors of caramel, grassy hops, even a bit of apple. Very earthy and, well, organic.

It doesn't exactly have big, bold flavors, but it's not bad. At 5% ABV, this would be a very nice lawn mower beer. Or a gateway into craft beer for the uninitiated.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2013 01:24:46 | More by McNealc31
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.63/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with very active carbonation, foaming a bit out of the bottle and then very effervescent in the glass, finally leaving a thin white head and lacing. Aroma of bready malt, apple and pear juice, light fruit and yeast. Flavor leans towards biscuit malt, light grassy hops and a touch of fruit juice, finishing slightly dry and herbally bitter. Medium bodied with quite pleasant peppery carbonation, which is still active in the taste although it has quieted in the glass. Flavors are light and not complex, but there is a nice dry malt flavor base. I look forward to trying the lager from this brewer.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 04:11:53 | More by LiquidAmber
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beertunes

Washington

3.9/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into 9oz pilsener glass. Poured a nicely clean, clear golden straw color with about 3/4 inch of off-white head that had good retention and low lacing.

The aroma was very good, a nice mix of earthy grains, lightly sweet malts and just tangy enough hops. The flavor profile was similar, just a bit better developed. The grains had an interesting base flavor, and the maltiness balanced with the hops nicely to provide a well blended taste. The were just a bit sharper than they were in the scent.

The body was very good, smooth, even and full, without being heavy or sticky. Drinkability was very good indeed, several of these could down easily during a session at the pub or on the porch. Overall, a very nice beer. When you're in the mood for smooth, easy drinking brew that won't knock you out of the chair, this would be a great choice.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 22:51:40 | More by beertunes
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emceecue

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

01-15-2013 04:14:10 | More by emceecue
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear medium orange to light copper in color with some moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some amber highlights. The beer has a finger tall sudsy off-white head that reduces to a very thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: There is a moderate aroma of pale bready malts and slightly doughy yeast. Light to moderate notes of spicy, herbal, and grassy hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate slightly earthy pale bready/biscuity malts with some notes of light fruit esters (primarily apple but there is also a hint of pear). After that, there are light to moderate flavors of spicy herbal hops with just a touch of earthy and grassy hops. Light to moderate amounts of bitterness which fade somewhat quickly.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: This is a pretty decent English Pale Ale that I rather enjoyed, though judging by the best by date it was very fresh (there are 11 months remaining on the best by date). There is a nice combination of flavors from both the hops and the malts. Easy to drink and one I would enjoy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 19:56:30 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

3.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that has very good retention properties and consistently left a quarter finger high head covering the surface and lots of lacing running down the sides of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of pale bready malts and fruity, earthy and doughy yeast in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except flavors of biscuits and bread are discernible from the malts and the hops contribute a very slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is well balanced and definitely tastes organic with all of the different types of flavors from the hops and malts.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 01:22:50 | More by metter98
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Hanzo

Virginia

3/5  rDev -5.7%

10-04-2012 23:51:30 | More by Hanzo
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

09-29-2012 23:54:46 | More by IPAchris
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priesj

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

08-18-2012 01:24:58 | More by priesj
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Mora2000

Texas

2.2/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

The beer pours a clear orange color with a white head. The aroma has a bit of skunk to it, as well as a lot of biscuit, earth and grass notes. The flavor is full of earthy and grassy notes, with a ton of nasty skunk notes. I am not sure how a brown bottle skunked, but this beer is gross. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2012 05:24:12 | More by Mora2000
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KornWallace

New York

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

06-20-2012 00:51:22 | More by KornWallace
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BeardedBoffin

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer pours a slightly cloudy dark yellow to amber color with a decent cap of foam. The barley mixes with light hops to produce a modest aroma. Sweetness dominates the favor along with husky grain. The hops drive through the center but never overwhelm. It stays balanced and is certainly true to the English style, from the hops to the sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 22:49:36 | More by BeardedBoffin
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durwood64

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-06-2012 23:21:54 | More by durwood64
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -5.7%

03-29-2012 22:44:33 | More by djrn2
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dcbike

California

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

12-18-2011 21:38:53 | More by dcbike
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airforbes1

New York

3.78/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer looks and smells like yeasty version of sparkling non-alcoholic apple cider (like Martinelli's). The head was excessively and billowy and went over my glass, even though I poured it slowly. I also smell some banana.

The taste is reserved. I taste some fruity notes...maybe apple, banana, and orange. There is a very slight woody finish. I like it.

It's easy drinking and interesting, even though the taste profile doesn't blow me away. The cost (I paid $6.99 for a 500-mL bottle of this in South Carolina) would be the biggest deterrent to making a session of this. Even so, I'm glad I ticked this beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 20:46:24 | More by airforbes1
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brentk56

North Carolina

2.42/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Appearance: Clearly the best thing about this beer is the way it pours - a clear amber color with a massive and impressive head that leaves clumps of lace

Smell: Grainy and musty, with apple, hay and balm

Taste: Grainy and herbal with a very musty character that builds, after the swallow, into a rough finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Another strike against the organic beer community; occasionally, I come across a good organic beer - this is not one of those times

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2011 19:06:23 | More by brentk56
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Organic Real Ale from Laverstoke Park Farm
75 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.