Rumpole's Pale | Wig And Pen

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Brewed by:
Wig And Pen
Australia | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by heygeebee on 10-05-2011

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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
2.6%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by soju6:
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3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub.

A: Served a clear golden color with a small head that fades to nice lacing.

S: Aroma of citrus and bit of caramel sweetness.

T: Taste of some caramel sweetness and bit of fruit, with a trace of grain in the background. Nice bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Medium body, smooth with a bit of a creamy texture. Well balanced.

O: Very enjoyable beer, nice flavor with a bit of character. Worth a try.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From notes, Reviewed as part of a Wig-and-Penathon tasting Sat Oct 1st , between myself and mrs heygeebee

Noted as 'hopedoed' - a device that combines the use of a hop back and a Sierra Nevada 'Torpedo' hop vessel. (!)

Pours a golden straw. Half finger head.

Aromas of floral hops, EPA style.

Taste is much more a hybrid EPA/APA style, with citrus/lemon coming to the fore.

Crisp and sessionable.

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Photo of dgilks
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

There I was thinking that I had reviewed all of the Wig & Pen's regular line up and it turns out that one of their best regular beers was missing from the database. Time to fix this I think.

Clear amber colour with a rocky, creamy, off-white head. Decent head retention and plenty of lacing.

Light passionfruit and mango aroma with some sweet malt notes. Not bad but it lacks a bit of punch.

Sharp, fruity hop flavour with some nice creamy malt to back it up. Well balanced.

Medium body with moderately-high carbonation. Fine.

A nice, bright Pale Ale but the aroma lets it down.

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Rumpole's Pale from Wig And Pen
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