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Brewed by 1516 Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Vienna, Austria
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg, special
An Austrian recreation of the famous IPA from Victory Brewing.
Brewed by Victory Brewing Company @ 1516 Brewing Company / Vienna

http://www.victorybeer.com/newsletter/frontMAY04.pdf


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heavy (2649) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 28, 2012
19/07 On tap at the brewpub. It had hazy orange body with medium sized ocher head. Nice hoppy aroma, strong herbal and grass scents. Touch of biscuit malt becomes fully evident in the flavor. Very nicely balanced between sweet and bitter, this beer was not particularly complex but still very pleasant. Notes of wood, oranges and some toffee yeasts besides everything already mentioned. Medium to full bodied with pleasant, rich finish that ended up exactly where it started - between bitter and sweet. Nice one, almost double IPA!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2618) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 23, 2015
Pours a dark burnt orange. Aromas are very malty and dank. Flavours are bitter..quite so. Very green vegetal bitterness. Sweet caramel malts. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2597) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Copper orange with a white head. Aroma is citrus, orange, sweet fruit, light malts. Flavor is a lot of citrus and oranges, sweet fruity. High on hop flavor but the bitterness is soft. It does finish with a decent bite, though. Nice beer, but could use a better bitter bite overall.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
armando629 (2455) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 16, 2010
Draught at the brewpub.
Hazy amber appearance with a superb, stable off-white head. Looks like a statue for the beerfoam...Citrussy, grapefruit hop aroma leads the character in the nose with a fine caramel background. Smooth mouthfeel with malt and caramel, honey, cinnamon and vanilla. And of course the powerful but well balanced hoppy flavor with a resiny-citrussy character. Dry, hoppy.fruity aftertaste with grapes and citrusses. Nice!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (2407) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2016
Tap. Orange color with white head. Aroma is cat piss hops, a touch of that vomit-like old hop feeling as well, some toasted malts and caramel. Grainy-bready body, a bit coffee even. Bitter dry finish. Doesn’t work out imho.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (2393) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at 1516 brewing company. Hazy dark orange color, small white head. Aroma is hops and malts, fruits. Nice crispy hoppy taste, fruits, dry hoppy finish, some malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (2387) - Alabama, USA - APR 7, 2014
Tap @ brewpub, 02/04/14. Pours a hazy light amber with a good, yellowish-brown head. Aroma is mostly grapefruit, some resin. Taste is lightly sweet, resinous, mandarin and guava. Fairly light with decent carbonation. Smooth. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nickls (2333) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2010
(Old BA rate - tap) Poured with a two-finger thick slightly egg shell colored head...pretty frothy and left chunky lacing throughout the sample. Some bready/sweet maltiness followed by very prominant citric and cedary hop aromas. Powerfully bitter, but balance well. Great hop bitterness comes over the palate first and it is a bit earthy, citruisy, and piney at different points. Very nice complexity for the style. Good malt balance, but doesn’t come close to rivaling the hops. Medium MF, muted carbonation and more than coats the palate. Pretty high drinkability, nice flavors along with the high hop factor. A little less aggressive than it’s US namesake. Overall, pretty fantastic brew and slightly more complex that Victory’s Hopdevil, though less assertive.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2332) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 11, 2014
Keg at 1516. Pours cloudy Orange Brown with a lasting White head. Very fresh hop flavour. Pine and grapefruit. Thick with lots of residual, bitty hops. Very flavoursome.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (2254) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 26, 2014
Pours a hazy dark amber color, topped with average off-white head. Pleasant citrusy aroma. Taste starts sweet with immediate and fairly strong hoppy bitterness. Some spices also in there. Very nice.


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