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Camden Pale Ale - Camden Town Brewery

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Camden Pale AleCamden Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Camden Town Brewery 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: flyingpig on 08-18-2012)
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Reviews by CrazyDavros:
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3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours amber with a quickly fading head.
Nose shows floral and spicy hops with soft honey and biscuity malt underneath.
Lots more biscuity malt as a flavour, like a German pils. More spicy and herbal hops too followed by a refreshing bitterness.
Nice moderately high carbonation.

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A foggy deep amber colored beer. A fluffy off-white head with some lacing and good curtains.

Smelling of nuts, honey, pine and soap.

Tasting sweet honey bread, orange marmalade and grape-fruit zest.

Low carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a good dry finish.

In all an extremely well balanced brew, and on 4.0% it is really much action per %.

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3.51/5  rDev -2%
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Pours a gold colour, with slight cloud. No head; listless. Looks a bit meh.

Smells fruity, delicious. Big lychee character with honey, apple, and a touch of mandarin. Maybe a bit sweet, but appealing.

Taste is fruity upfront, a bit light. Gets a bit nutty, light midway then a bit yeasty. Decent but yeah, a bit light on hops with bitterness taking a back seat to yeast. Dry, not bad, but nose promised a lot and taste could use more bitterness, even for a pale ale.

Decent body, lingers quite nicely.

Not a bad pale but not quite enough marriage between the nose potential and taste deliverance.

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330ml bottle purchased from Camperdown Cellars, Parramatta Road.

Pours a very clear, very bright pale golden colour, with a fine white head that settles out to a fair ring. Carbonation is quite fine and refined. Lacing is minimal, but given the minimal head and the body, it's not all that surprising. Looks pretty decent overall.

Nose is great. Clean, crisp and direct hop fragrance makes it bright and sharp from the get-go. Slight faint lemon character and a soda brightness wrap it up. Not much in the way of malt, but it doesn't need it. Pretty tasty.

Taste is great, very clean and bright, with a crispness on the back from the hops. Feel is very light, but it has a very pleasant lemon character which runs through from front to back. It's extremely drinkable.

Yep. Cracking, easy-drinking beer. I'd missed the bandwagon Camden takeovers which seemed to ram through all of the Australian east-coast craft beer pubs recently, but I would have been suitably impressed if this was the first refreshing beer I had on-tap. If the price-point is right, this would be a great pick for a clean, summer BBQ beer. It paired very nicely with some rock oysters seasoned with lemon and cracked pepper.

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Camden Pale Ale from Camden Town Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.