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Alpha State Sorachi Red IPA

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

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A clean, dry red IPA with loads of Sorachi Ace.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Keg at Bat. Red with off white head. Aroma is full on Sorachi, plastic, bubblegum, weird shit, some pine. Taste has plenty of Sorachi character too, plastic and bubblegum but some maltiness too, biscuit and caramel. Full bodied. Not a fan of the Sorachi but I could drink it

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9319) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours hazy red-brown with a cream coloured head. Aromas of.l.coconut, light caramel. Taste is more coconut and caramel. Light sweet finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
harrisoni (17149) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
On tap at The Bottle Shop Canterbury. Brewed at 7.5%. Hazy amber colour lasting white head. Pineapple coconut aroma. Wow that’s a lot of sorachi ace. Some sweetness. Some bitterness on the finish. Pretty good. Love the sorachi ace

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours reddish brown, nose is light lemon, taste is malty toffee, bitter lemon.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benfi (692) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (4105) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18221) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (4427) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (7994) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (25822) - 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.


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