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8 Wired Semiconductor Session IPA

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8 Wired Brewing
Brewed at Renaissance Brewing

Style: Session IPA
Warkworth, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
IPAs are great but sometimes you just don’t want the amount of alcohol that comes with most of the good ones. In this spirit we brewed Semiconductor. an IPA designed to be drunk by the gallon, if you are that thirsty.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5677) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
33cl bottle from Beer52.com. A clean amber pour with a loose white head; tropical fruit aroma but muted with some grassy notes; tart fruity taste, with gooseberry and lime; and then some citrus peel to finish. A pleasant beer with more than a touch of a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (8801) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 5, 2016
Bottle. Very hazy orange gold, lively off white head. Aroma is citrus and light grass, a bit soapy. Light caramel malts, citrus/grassy hop character, a touch reedy. Moderately bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2695) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Draught at Mikkeller Bangkok. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, resin, peach, pine and grass. Bitter finish with grapefruit, hops, peach, pine and grass. Excellent session IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
procraste (442) - FRANCE - JAN 25, 2016
Décidément, j’apprécie beaucoup cette brasserie. En écho à Buxton, je trouve qu’ils proposent des bières d’une belle exécution. Ici, je trouve particulièrement joli au niveau du fruité avec rondeur et délicatesse. On prend une première gorgée et l’on se dit "voilà qui est sympathique" Puis, mine de rien, le verre passe sans qu’on s’en rende compte et ça c’est très bon signe ! Le taux d’alcool est remarquablement bas. Une dégustation agréable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3982) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle from Shinsegae Busan. 4.4% It pours a deep gold with minimal foam. The aroma is hoppy dank resinous pine bark with very mild fruitiness. The body is light & very dry while the taste is crackery light malts and sweet citrus rind at first before the pine cones through in the finish. All right but Akitu's was lower in ABV but more drinkable. Maybe due to freshness? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
Rating #1177 14.07.2014 - Bottle from CBI Killer tropical punch erupting from this foaming straw-coloured pour. Cool mango, citrusy hoppy overtones pronounced into a balanced cookie dough, pastry shop maltiness, with a crisp dry finish. Serve it by the gallon.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (2354) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 23, 2015
A very nice ISA. Pours a bright gold and orange with a thick, sticky off white head. The nose is fruity, tropical, fresh and resin laden with big pineapple and grapefruit notes. Fresh and zesty with lightly sweet tropical fruits, light mango and guava notes. Big grapefruit brew. Lighter body than expected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2430) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark gold colour with a thin white head, fruity aroma, taste is light bitterness with fruit with a dry bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
330ml bottle, pours light gold, lasting white head. Piney hop resin, light malt, floral and kiwi fruit, body is light, texture is thin, finish is bitter. Carbonation average.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
horstklos (1) - - JUL 30, 2015 does not count
Good drinking beer, can do more than 2 before getting too rich and hoppy. Very good beer by Soren

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android


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