Brewed by Almond 22
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Spoltore (Pescara), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Brewed with Brazilian pink pepper, Simcoe, Nelson Sauvin and Hallertau Saphyr

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Forcina (52) - Bellinzona, Rome, Brussels, SWITZERLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Amazing IPA brewed with pink pepper and american hops, wow! The aroma is rich in fruits, citrusy and spices. Flavour is well balanced with long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4185) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle at Farmerís Cabinet. Citrus and orange in the body and taste. Bit of pepper heat in the back. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3618) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Daganís place. Thanks troubles. Pours yellow hazy with a nice head, aroma of herbs, greenish tones, vanilla, bread pickles sourness, flavor of black pepper, nice acidity, dark bread , pleasant bitterness, medium bodied, nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - MAY 2, 2012
Ottima!! Aroma luppolato e un pÚ speziato ( ma va cíŤ il pepe!!). Il gusto Ť dominato dai luppoli e da un sentore di pompelmo rosa che scompare nellí "intermezzo" caratterizzato da un pÚ di pepe pungente per poi ricomparire successivamente. Resta comunque estremamente bilanciata, mai troppo amara. A sorso gia deglutito compare un taglio un pÚ teutonico. (Hallertau??).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2587) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 30, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Daganís place. Thanks troubles. Cloudy pale golden with a frothy white head. Raspberry and pepper nose, nice and aromatic. Bitter taste, a little dry with pepper finish. Light body and fun.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6333) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 30, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Daganís place. Thanks troubles. Hazy golden with a white head. Hoppy aroma, floral and a bit fruity. Hoppy flavor with some flowers, fruits, a bit of yeast, light sweetness and a bitter and somewhat spicy finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 23, 2012
37.5 cl bottle. Pours hazy. Orange with a small white head. Fruity and crisp hoppy, light herbal, bitter and dry grassy. Ends light citric. Bitter and dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle from Birratrovo, Como
Cloudy blond color, with very large head, and nice lace. Aroma of common beer, maybe boring, with light pepper touch, evident, soapy too; later, some noble hop appears. Dry mouthfeel, spicy malt flavor, coriander, with a nice peppery note. Unfortunately itís not fruity, but the pink pepper is a good idea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sepia5 (237) - Connecticut, USA - APR 19, 2012
Pours a vibrant orange with a fair, fizzy white head. The nose is nice--mostly--hops and grapefruit. The flavor initially strikes me as somewhat floral or even herbal, but this beer seems to have a slightly off aftertaste. The flavor profile is just too thin for my taste. There is definitely something different about this beer that I just canít put my finger on, presumably from the peppercorn. I like this beer (is it truly an IPA, or a pale ale labeled as an IPA that uses a play on words ("Italian Pale Ale")), but Iím not awestruck.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3437) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2012
Bottle with Mike, poured a glowing golden color, mountain sized head, thick bright white lacing. Aromas of spicy yeast, flowers, biscuity malts, nelson hops, peppers. Taste is woody, filled with delicious peppers, grains, rye malts, spicy yeast, christmas tree, and cedar in the finish. Full flavored, long lasting in the mouth. I loved this ipa from paisanoís at Almond.

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