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Dragonmead Larry's Lionheart Pale Ale | Dragonmead Microbrewery

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Brewed by:
Dragonmead Microbrewery
Michigan, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is the lightest of the English styles. This Pale is brewed with Biscuit and Wheat malt to give character with a light color. A balance is struck between the E. Kent Goldings and Fuggles hops and the malt to create a very drinkable pale that any pub owner in England would be proud to serve.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-28-2003

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 10
Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed at the brewery, review is from notes from two weeks prior.

Hazy golden orange body with a thin head. aroma and flavor match up well with herbal and metallic notes in both with a bread and caramel malt background. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Not too bad but hard to be memorable in this genre. Metallic presence hurts drinkability a bit.

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Photo of DrJay
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Slightly hazy orangish colour with a dense, off-white head. Some chunky lacing throughout. Very mild aroma with notes of toffee and grassy hops. Medium bitterness, biscuity malt, and floral hops. Light fruit in the middle, followed by a bit of caramel in the finish. Medium/light bodied with light carbonation. Quite smooth. Easy drinking, quite tasty, and very English. Not bad at all!

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Photo of CRJMellor
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Yellow-orange hue, almost like a burnt straw. Good consistency and thickness. Nice balanced hop/malt aroma, with just enough hop prevalence to know your drinking an IPA. Hop aroma was balanced with malt undernotes.

mouth feel was great, a little thicker than some IPA's. Very nice balance with the taste. Nice malt undertones, with classic IPA dryer finish.

Overall very solid IPA. Nice to have a "controlled" IPA given some of the Imperial or "super-hopped" IPA's that are some prevalent know.

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Dragonmead Larry's Lionheart Pale Ale from Dragonmead Microbrewery
3.68 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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