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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Keg and bottled; Special.

Brewed in Chicago on the Summer Solstice 2013 by Tom Newman of Celt Experience Brewery, Ben Saller of Atlas Brewing Co. and Jesse Edwin Evans and Samuel Evans of Ale Syndicate. The recipe was inspired by a Celtic legend surrounding the solstice and blends 7 different hops (Cascade, Citra, East Kent Golding, Simcoe, Hallertau, Warrior and Columbus) to create a smooth, citrusy and aromatic double IPA.
At 8.1% ABV and 60 IBUs, Seven Flowers will challenge and excite hop lovers on both sides of the Atlantic.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6833) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Bottle at the Watford tasting, December. It pours deep amber with a thick yellow-white head. The nose is toasty, orange, tangerine, mango, sherbet, parma violets and a touch of chalk. The taste is wood, toast, resin, pine, orange sherbet, papaya, tangy fruit, parma violets, good bitterness and light alcohol with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Flavoursome and rather drinkable Nice work.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2715) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
330ml bottle, Celt version. Pours dark orange gold with a large head. Aroma is mango hop and burnt toast. Taste is toast, caramel and piney hops to start. Bitter mango hop finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
leebotton (201) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Celt Experience - brewed in Caerphilly. Bottled. Sweet, toasty, crisp and sharp caramel aroma, high floral tones from the hops and almost sickly sweet from the malt (in a good way). Pours with a massive white foamy head and is medium golden. Complex flavour of the seven hops mixing with a honey sweetnes, well balanced in terms of the sweetness and bitterness, a lot of both, great!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirstyrabbit (1102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle. Celt version. Orange body, tall white head. Aroma has orange peel and herbal hops. Taste has orange, white grapes, spruce needles and dry lemon. Finish has dry lemony hops. Nice citric DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6174) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Pours clear golden color with a large white head. Aroma is very resinous and hoppy, some mandarin, grape fruits, pine needles and some malts. Flavor is a bit malty, resinous hops, caramel, citric fruits and wood. A bit malty bitter palate with a resinous finish. Not the beer I was expecting, flavor wise that is.
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1775) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle - Celt Experience version. Pours a hazy amber with a white head. Nice funky fruit toffee aroma. Medium body, full carbonation. Sweet, with honey, toffee, over ripe fruits and booze. Pretty well balanced. OK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2013
18th November 2013
Bottled version brewed by Celt Experience in Caerphilly, not Chicago! Hazy deep amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is smooth with mild minerally carbonation. Smooth creamy malt, light caramel. Nice piney hops with a little juicy citrus. Finishes smooth and semi dry with a final carbonated nip and the piney hops turning slightly minty. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (2105) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle from Oddbins, Blackheath. Hazy amber pour with an off-white head. Lots of juicy fruit in the aroma- pineapple, mango, a modicum of citrus. Smooth fruit burst. Tropical fruit and citrus flavours. Sharp hop kick. Very pleasant.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
martjoobolut (711) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 23, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2013 The Celt Experience version (brewed in UK). Very hoppy aroma with hints of some fruits. Pours hazy dark amber with nice white head. The head stays for some time. Taste: hops, honey sweetness, grapefruit bitterness, hints of alcohol. Nice long bitter finish. Medium carbonation. Overall: quality double ipa.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2900) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy amber pour with foamy white, peach aroma, tropical fruit juice hop taste papaya, passion and grapefruit.


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