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Brewed by Adnams
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Southwold, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The hops in Innovation are the stars of the show. We used Boadicea, Columbus and Styrian Goldings to create punchy grapefruit flavours and aromas of tropical fruits. These are backed up by wheat and pale ale malted barley which add spicy, biscuit flavours and a slight touch of sweetness. The outcome is a wonderfully moreish IPA, packed full of flavour. Silver Medal Winner - The Stockholm Beer Festival 2013. (Contains barley & wheat).


2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
floral, citrus, grass aromas from an orange coloured body, thin white head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, very mild orange flavour and thats it very bland for an ipa and its strength.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crlnts (390) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Eggshell average diminishing head. Clear golden. Aroma is lemon, biscuit. Soft carbonation. Average bitterness balanced by sweetness. A bit harsh & grassy aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braastad (458) - FINLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Clear and golden, not much head. Aroma has tropical fruit and malts though not much. Flavor is thin, watery, little bitter, malty. Very little fruity hops.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (6342) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2014
(Keg at Rotterdam, 20140708) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, citricness and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, pine, tartness, malts and bitterness. Afteraste was hoppy, mildly acrid and bitter. A bit unbalanced but still ok hoppy pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
tigulli (6) - - JUN 29, 2014 does not count
Litt smak av humle. Ok men mangler litt... Korn, korn, roasty, roasty, roasty, korn, korn

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (2681) - SPAIN - JUN 27, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Cerveceria Internacional. Sabor a malta, dulce, ligeramente citrico y a lupulo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (6294) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2014
Draught @Black Door, Helsinki

Pours dark orange with a smooth head. Aroma of fruits, grass, citrus and malts. Taste is fresh, crisp and grassy with some maltiness. Finish is malty and grassy with some crisp bitterness. Okay.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (346) - Soria, SPAIN - JUN 11, 2014
Vierte color amarillo bronce, con media capa de espuma de burbuja grande que desaparece rápidamente, aromas a galleta, pomelo con toques resinosos y flores; entrada en boca suave con amargor moderado que se va disipando en poco tiempo; cuerpo y carbónico ligeros, largo pos gusto tornándose dulce según se calienta, ipa inglesa diferente e interesante.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chimpgibbon (532) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle from Adnams cellar. Definitely the pick of the JB bunch, and the only one that actually does what it claims. Big punch of tropical fruit, surprisingly low on bitterness however. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - JUN 7, 2014
Ipa molto buona caratterizzata da un’esplosione luppolata di frutta tropicale, con una sfumatura aromatica molto delicata sullo sfondo. Buona!


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