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Alpha State Red Simcoe

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Brewed by Alpha State
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tonbridge, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Red IPA with simcoe.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3396) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Keg at Mother Kelly’s London Bimble 26/04/2014. Aroma is citrus lemon, mineral. Caramel / red coloured pour with a lasting cream colored head. Flavour is piney, citrus hops, jam, with some nice resin. Fullish palate with a nice dry finish, Good shit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2014

Draught @ CBC 2014 [ Red Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Alpha State Queen Of Sweden ].
Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grass - pine, grapefruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, orange, grass - pine, dusty. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140503]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29486) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
A hazy amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of citrus fruits, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and citrus fruits, leading to a bitter finish. 7/3/7/3/15

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (11494) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2014
CBC as Queen of Sweden. Hazy brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 030514

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15342) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3rd May 2014
CBC Session 3. Hazy amber beer, small pale cream coloured head. Palate is smooth and a little dry. Good fine carbonation. Nice rich malts, slightly barleywine in character but thinner. Good piney hops backed by marmalade and hop spice. Crisp finish. Flavoursome and drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pentaz (1240) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Draught @ CBC2014 as "Queen of Sweden". Pours clear amber with a small creamy beige head. Aroma is quite hoppy with simcoe, fresh hops, grapefruit, resin, pine, mild toffee, toasted malt and a earthy note. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter. Body is medium, texture is smooth/oily, carbonation is moderate. Finishes dry and hoppy with lingering bitterness. Fine beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5946) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014 as Queen of Sweden. Clear amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, fruit, citrus and a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16932) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2014
Draft @ CBC 2014. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3492) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 28, 2014
Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. 3rd Session. As Alpha State Queen of Sweden. Pours brown to red with a white head, aroma of honey, caramel, fruits, flavor of caramel, olives and fruits, medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3428) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Clear amber with off white head. Aroma fresh and hoppy with lots of fruit. Taste is bitter, toasted, caramel, malt and fruit.


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