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Brewed by 7 Stern Bräu
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Vienna, Austria
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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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India Pale Ale is an English beer style that originates from the British colonial period. This beer was hopped extra strong to survive the long sea voyage to India well, as hop was seen as particularly rich in natural preserving agents. In addition, the beer had been brewed with a higher original gravity to attract more alcohol, which of course had a preserving effect as well. Today, India Pale Ales, also called IPAs are not that strong anymore (usually 12.5° to 17° original gravity), but they are still about 5 times as much hopped. IPAs should not only taste but bitter, but have the rounded smell and aromatic taste of hops. To achieve the characteristic taste of the 7 Stern IPA, we only use American hops that give our beer its distinctive taste.
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
petexner (897) - - DEC 22, 2012
on tap. great ale. nice fruity smell, very hoppy palate and dry taste. very enjoyeble.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a small, frothy, off-white film head. Aroma has sweet malts, strawberries, light metallic. Medium carbonation, fine creamy and bone-dry mouthfeel. Flavour has good malty sweetness, light caramel, extremely bitter, grass. Very dry and bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Saeglopur (333) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUL 29, 2014
Draught at the brewpub. Hazy, amber to red body, with a small, creamy, yellow head. Aroma of red berries, citrus, yeast, grains, earth, grass, herbs. Taste is pretty bitter, dry, with about the same aromas, but with the earthy grain and malt notes more present. Mouthfeel is medium to light, slick, with a medium carbonation and it finishes bitter, dry, grainy and fruity. Clearly an English style IPA. Not bad, the subtle berry notes are nice and it is pretty sessionable, but overall it is too grainy for my taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (637) - CROATIA - JUL 15, 2014
On tap at 7 Stern Brau, Wien. Pours hazy dark orange with small white head. Malty, fruity and hoppy. Decent IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (849) - USA - APR 20, 2014
Drunk on tap at brewpub in Vienna. Lovely hoppy tasting Indian pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (1374) - Alabama, USA - APR 7, 2014
Tap @ brewpub, 04/04/14. Pours a light reddish amber with a good, yellowish-brown head. Aroma is citrus hoppiness. Taste is fairly yeast, some citrus which grows stronger as the flavor progresses. Dry, but not that bitter. Fairly strong on the malty breadiness. Good carbonation and fairly light in the mouth. A well-executed IPA though could use more bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gurthnar (1771) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 29, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Aroma is hoppy, but lacks a bit of intensity IMO. I get fruity-resinous mix, as if citra-amarillo. Quite tempting. Lightly hazy reddish amber colour. Moderate duration of head. Taste is hoppy right from the beginning, although there is quite pronounced supporting caramel malt. The hops flavour however is not only harsh, but I would say completely inappropriate. It shows mostly earthy/grassy tart mouth-puckering quality. Tanninish vegetal matter. Definitely something wrong with this one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Karol (641) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 22, 2013
Tapped at the brewpub on 21st December 2013. Brown hazy color, yet golden orange copper when flashlighted. Hoppy aroma and taste, however no American west coast style here. Typical english IPA. Hoppy finish. Refreshing. Overall quite tasty!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogreface (1345) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 5, 2013
Ránézésre nincs itt semmi hiba, viszont az egésznek igazából se íze se bűze. Igen visszafogott az illata is és az íze is inkább érdekesen, mint jólesően keserű. Ebben is van valami fura, érdekes sajtosság és elég vizes. Kicsit csalódott vagyok...

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aronvarga (298) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 26, 2013
Draught @ 7Stern. Clear, amber colour, long-life small white head, caramel aroma, medium body, smooth fizziness, sweet caramel taste, tropical fruity and hoppy bitter palate. A drinking IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (2994) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle. Light amber, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, caramel, light tropical fruitiness and light hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, caramel and light fruitiness, light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and sweetish, caramel and light fruitiness, light - some grapefruit hoppyness Quite malty and sweetish IPA, alcohol in the finish dries up the sweetness. Too sweet (and too little hoppyness) for me. For those who like sweet IPAs.


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