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


on tap


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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
We pushed our small brewery right to the limit to create this bad boy. We selected half a dozen of our favourite American hops, grown in the Yakima Valley, Washington State, and added bucket loads of each. With twice the hop rate of most of our other beers, it really is very hoppy indeed.

SaintMatty's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (6852) - Uppsala, - OCT 12, 2012
330ml Bottle - Hazy amber with a foamy head. Passion fruit, peach, soap, pine and grapefruit in the aroma. Hoppy and fruity taste with notes of peach, toffee and grapefruit detected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (1900) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2016
Keg at The Hop Inn, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A clear amber colour with a medium off white head. Aroma of passion fruit, orange, some grapefruit, slight pine, a little caramel and subtle red berries. Taste of orange, grapefruit, resin, some passion fruit, slight caramel, a little fruit and subtle grassy hops. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A dry, slightly resinous, fruity hop bitterness in the finish. Surprisingly fruity but also quite bitter. A nice array of flavours but only average for an IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IlGagario (115) - Modena, ITALY - MAY 9, 2016
In bottiglia. Colore oro scuro, da vetrato a opalescente. Bella testa bianco avorio, da soapy a cremosa/pannosa, di buona persistenza. Naso etilico di lievito, agrumi crespi, frutta tropicale più mascherata. Carbonazione flat. Aroma etilico, citrico, di lievito, agrumi crespi con la loro scorza, luppolo fruttato crespo, resina, uva e percezione di marmellata. Gusto amaro da medio a pieno, con leggera dolcezza etilica. Corpo da più che medio a pieno, trama oleosa abbastanza grassa. Finale nettamente amaro, ruvido, con bocca pulita. Alcool parecchio presente, che sacrifica un po’ gli elementi aromatici. Comunque ottimo l’IPA punch e la solidità, con una generale sensazione di buonissima qualità. Siamo di fronte ad una ottima IPA, concreta e di collaudata fattura.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (2973) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours murky orange. Aroma is rather light, red fruits, hops, passionfruit. Taste is sweet, a bit boozy, fruits, sweet caramel, grass, citrus. Ok but seems slightly unbalanced and almost like that not all went perfectly ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baramba (977) - ITALY - APR 4, 2016
On tap. Orange with small white head. Citrus aroma, heavy fruity sweet flavour, hoppy bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (3284) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle as a birthday gift from the parents. Cheers! A hazy amber colour with a frothy off white head. The aroma is fairly hoppy with slightly musty grapefruit. The taste is spicy with grapefruit, mango, gooseberry and quite a bit of caramel underlying. Quite full flavoured and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2015
2015-09-20. Hazy dark orange amber body with a nice creamy off-white head and lace. 3++ Aroma of fruity hops, light hop resin, citrus, more fruit that I can’t put a name to right now but it is rather pleasant. 7+ Flavour is moderately bitter, it has a good amount of sweet malt at the core but loads of citrusy hops, whisper of green hops and something I can’t quite put my finger on, some other fruit notes. Alcohol is very restrained and mostly obscured by the growing bitterness. Smooth average plus to medium bodied palate, soft carbonation. Dangerously drinkable at 7%. Does not improve performance at video games. Bottle at Kongs, Bristol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SanDiego1 (42) - ITALY - SEP 18, 2015
In bottiglia. Colore ramato, leggermente velata, schiuma fine, pannosa e persistente. Aroma di frutta rossa, arancia pompelmo, lievemente scarichi. Al palato corpo maltato, caramello che poi vira sul territorio amaro fruttato e lievemente terroso

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2617) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
On tap at the Berkhamsted Brewery Shop, Pours a light honey color with an off-white head. The smell is dank, orange, grapefruit. The taste is rich malt, citrus, grapefruit. Medium plus in body with mild and tight carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The Etruscan (629) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 18, 2015
Off white full lasting creamy head. Amber colour. Flavor is moderately malty, fruity (apricot, grapefruit and tangerine) with hoppy notes. Flavor is moderately malty with fruity (apricot and grapefruit) and hoppy tones, ending in a bitter finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Bottle. Supplier: Kongs Of King Street (Bristol). Sweet and hoppy.

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