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Alpha State Sorachi Red IPA

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A clean, dry red IPA with loads of Sorachi Ace.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benfi (490) - DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Hazy copper body with a thin off-white head that quickly fades. Light carbonation, nice lacing. Bright aroma of mint, vine tomatoes and tangerine. Zingy flavours - mint, lime, tomato and grass. Thin to medium body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Prickly carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (733) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2013
Tap at Port Street Beer House, Manchester. 03.11.13. Hazy amber. Bubbly, off white head. Aroma of raspberry jam, lots of grapefruit hoppiness. Some grassiness too. Taste has a dirty, earthy, bitterness but manages a dried fruit sweetness too. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (9841) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
Sample at the 2013 London Craft Beer Festival. Pours clear amber with a moderate white foam head. Jammy fruits predominate, some pine, light berry yoghurt. Medium bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Fairly piney and resinous to finish with more jammy fruits. Decent, tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3510) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange-red with a small off-white head. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted), heavy hoppy (grapefruit). Flavor medium sweet, heavy bitter, ending dry. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (1287) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2013
Tap@Tap @ Mikkeller&Friends, Cph - Pours amber/reddy slightly fuzzy colour with a small beige head. Sweet caramel malts, spicy and herbal hoppy taste and aroma. Reminiscent of brewdogs 5am saint. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19656) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller and Friends. Hazy orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops, dill, oak and vanilla. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops, oak and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (12758) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller&Friends. Clear red/brown - white head. Roasted malts. Nutty. Fruity hoppy. Dild. Caramel notes. Tobacco notes. Smokey notes. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (10781) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller and Friends, Cph. Pours clear amber red with a small, creamy, beige film head. Aroma has sweet caramel maltiness, bubble gum, grapefruit. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has soft doughy malts, grassy, some bubble gum. Quite solid bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2013
Draft. A hazy amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of hops, flowers, caramel, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of bread, caramel, citrsusy and spicy hops, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is fruity, pine and light grapefruity. Greasy, toasted malty and light grapefruity. Bitter and citrusy. Dry and bitter into the far finish.

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