Cervesa Guineu – Riner

Cervesa Guineu - Riner

Cervesa GuineuRiner

Half APA
Brewed in: Valls de Torroella, Spain
2015 BJCP Style: 18B – American Pale Ale
ABV: 2.5%
IBU: 45
Malts: Pilsen, CaraPils, CaraHell, Flaked Oat
Hops: Amarillo
Yeast: English Ale
Tasting on: 6/16/17
Glass: Craft Pint
Notes: Batch 505

Aroma: Overtones of moderate-high orange and lemon. Undertones of moderate flowery hops, minor spicy hops and moderate bubble gum. 9.5/10

Appearance: Straw to yellow with good clarity. Bright white head with fine to large bubbles and excellent retention. 9/10

Flavor: Moderate hop bitterness in the beginning followed by low-moderate light-toasted, slightly grainy malt. Moderate hop bitterness in the end along with minor bubblegum and moderate fizzy carbonation. Minor bubblegum and carbonation linger briefly, while low hop bitterness lingers longer. 15.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate-high carbonation. No alcohol. 7/10

Overall Impression: Despite the excellent aroma, the rest of the beer has the fizzy carbonation and washed out flavor of many very-low-alcohol beers. 39/50

Final Score: 80% = C

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