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Aqula Kiwi IPA

Aqula Kiwi IPA
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Brewed by Aqula
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Akita, Japan
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1566) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
Pours a cloudy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, citrus, some caramel and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a hoppy finish. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (817) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 9, 2015
On tap at CBM Jimbocho. Big fruit aromas: grapefruit, papaya and passion fruit. Light body. Taste is more of the same with orange zest and a slight hint of clove and malt in the background. Crisp and dry. Super refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wombata (492) - Kobe, JAPAN - SEP 8, 2014
Aroma: Passion Fruit Palate: Light-medium bodied. Flavor: Passion Fruit, orange peel bitterness Comment: Pleasant, lively carbonation tickles the tongue.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenkiGonzo (618) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 4, 2014
Draught at Bungalow. Cloudy orange, creamy head. Huge tropical fruit hop aroma, just what I like. Nice tropial and citrus fruit with big hop bitterness. Cracking beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
szagi (54) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Draught. Very pleasant friuty aroma, citrusy, mango. Light and smooth. Good bitterness. Refreshing

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14466) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 9, 2014
Draught at Craft Beer Market Toranomon. Clear golden - white head. Knækbrød. Citrus. Fresh hoppy. Light sweetness. Light bitterness. Lots of fruit. Nice bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jinroh (729) - ESTONIA - FEB 2, 2014
From a plastic cup @ Japan Brewers Cup Festival 2014. Looks pale, a bit hazy. Aroma is not too strong but reveals some oily and pine-needle character, hinting a hoppy brew. Taste is bitter as it should be - but remains perhaps a bit watery. Aftertaste is long, bitter and enjoyable. Some sweetness in the body, has some passionfruit aromas and taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2733) - Hirakata, JAPAN - OCT 19, 2013
Draught at Tadg’s. Some good stink, (and maybe some diacetyl?) Honey color. Sourish fruit, dates beyond their date, almond/cyanide / mid goes to a light fruitiness / finish is balanced and then the hopping goes on and on. Medium body. Rock ’n roll. The NZ hops really carry this one through.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (1263) - - AUG 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2015 Lovely fresh kiwi hops nose. Rich peach/grape/tropical fruitiness, caramel malt, strong hoppy bitter finish. Delicious kiwi hop IPA experience, the bitter/fruity combo is quite refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbeatty (1199) - New York, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Draft at Ant ’n Bee, Tokyo, on 06/28/2013. Hazy golden orange pour, small creamy head with fine ring of lacing. Aroma is light, fruity peach,melon and mango, toasted caramel malts. Tasts is light fruitiness, orange rind, long piney herbal finish. Light body, soft carbonation. Aroma is great, but would prefer a bit more sweetness to balance the mostly bitter taste profile. Still, pretty tasty.


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