Sleaford Brewery – Hop Me Up – Route 17

Sleaford Brewery – Hop Me Up – Route 17

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Sleaford Brewery – Hop Me Up – Route 17; 5.3% abv

Aroma: Really fresh, plenty of hoppy aromas, handfulls of freshly cut grass, little herb edge

Appearance: A little hazy/cloudy, little or no head, orange-amber in colour

Taste & Palate: Full on bitterness, this starts at the very beginning, and lasts all the way through to the end and carries on going for some time after; full bodied, dry texture, flat and plenty of alcohol

I’m not one to read reviews other before writing my own – this way I can give an honest appraisal of what I felt the beer was about, not influenced what other think – but I was quite surprised to find this is not highly rated. Maybe it is because I spent two years getting to like American IPAs (it was a long, hard journey), but I really liked this and really understand it, reminds me a lot of the good IPAs I had whilst in the US. This is full on bitter, full bodied and wonderful. A cracking beer.

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