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The English Experiment - Hardknott Brewery

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The English ExperimentThe English Experiment

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hardknott Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 07-21-2012)
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3.8/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 500ml bottle with a BB of May 2014. Purchased recently from Trembling Madness in York. The label describes it as a collaboration between Hardknott and John Keeling (of Fullers). The result is an IPA that is hopped with four new English hop varieties: Baron, Landlady, Archer and Bishop.

Poured into a Duvel tulip. A rich, faintly hazy orange-amber hue with strong carbonation. Produces a vast head of creamy white foam that lasts for ages; it eventually subsides to a thick surface layer. Aroma of grassy, citrus hop notes, underpinned by dry yeast esters and sweet malt.

Tastes of grainy malt with a yeasty, aromatic hop character and a dry, bitter finish. Slightly sweet. Notes of grassy aromatic hops, a hint of citrus and considerable earthy yeast. A dry, restrained bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and full-bodied, with a subtle spicy quality. Rather astringent. Aftertaste of earthy yeast and faint hop notes.

Pretty good - a modern English IPA that follows in the footsteps of it's predecessors. The hop varieties, while new, contribute relatively traditional aroma characteristics. Quite a strong yeast component to the aroma/flavour - probably too much. A solid effort; worth sampling if you have the chance.

jazzyjeff13, Jul 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Kirk, Dec 28, 2013
The English Experiment from Hardknott Brewery
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.