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Arbor FF #14- Albion (Rum IPA)

Brewed by Arbor
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bristol, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Cask; Special - Freestyle Fridays #14. Also available bottle conditioned.
We used all English hops to brew an old fashioned IPA, then infused a generous quantity of day rum into it during fermentation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
9th July 2012
Very hazy orange beer, good white head. Smooth palate, fairly dry. Pithy orange hops, mildly bitter and dry. The rum is dark tasting but quite subtle. Finishes dry and a little pithy. Interesting experiment but not that well integrated. Next time I would use a Rum Barrel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (4557) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle from Trembling Madness, York. A cloudy yellow-orange coloured beer with a grapefruit and woody flavour, a creamy mouthfeel followed by a sharp tart finish. I can’t taste the rum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2012

Bottle 500ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

Unclear matt medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, moderate hoppy, grass, citrus. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, green grass, fruity, light warm buzzy finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120804]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (4228) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2012
27-AUG-2012, tasting @Papsø. Hazy yellow with huge, huge, off-white head. Yeast, spice, fruit, citrus, farm. Bitter and dry. Rum...? ...perhaps, but then very weak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 6, 2012
Botella. Hazy nice golden colour, medium white head. Pleasant fruity hoppy citrus aroma. good mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet like, fruity hoppy citrus and floral like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11411) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unlcear. Dense off white head. Aroma of herbs, flowers, pine. Flavour of some fruits, herbs, pine, flowers. Medium bodied. Ends heavily bitter with a fruity note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26209) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity and hoppy aroma of pine needles. Fruity and hoppy flavour of pine needles and grass. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle, 50 cl, at Papsø. Clousy golden with a hefty, foamy, stable white head. Citrusy nose. Flavor is sweet malty, heavy bitter, with greasy grassy and citrusy notes. Can’t really detect the rhum, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34708) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottled A hazy golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, leading to a bitter finish. The body is light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a cloudy and almost opaque yellow with a huge and very lively white head leaving some lacework. Citrusy hop aroma if somewhat greasy. Medium body, super dry and fruity, quite some yeast and again citrus. Ends very, very bitter. No real rum notes though. 270812

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