Wednesday, 11 July 2007

Review: Aldrich Bay Pale Ale

Aldrich Bay Pale Ale from Hong Kong S.A.R. Brewing Company Ltd., The
Rating: C-

Sampled at the Hong Kong Brew House in LKF.
Appearance is a decent pale ale orange/amber color, with a very small head with little retention and no lacing. Smell is uninspiring - lots of caramel, distinctly smells like it's been brewed with extract, and little in the way of hops. Lots of fruit and caramel in the flavor - and little hops. Not the balance I expect or desire in a Pale Ale - actually though, I guess I was expecting an American Pale Ale. Knowing this is an EPA the flavor profile is much more forgiveable. Mouthfeel is of medium body, carbonation a little light. Drinkability is poor - not a great beer. After having this one, I decided against trying another one of the house beers.

Serving type: on-tap

Reviewed on: 07-11-2007 05:17:10

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