armando_otchoa’s Hangover Rasta
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The Hangover Santa has a big succes - so it was renamed: you can get it year around;-)
The beer was brewed as an IRA: india red ale with SRM 17
malts: pale, carared, caraamber, melanoidin
hops: Summit, Chinook, Centennial

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9191) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2014
Draught at Józsefvárosi Sörfesztivál (street fest), Budapest. On 20 june 2014.
Hazy copper color, yellow head. Hoppy, bitter, resin taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Resin aftertaste. Sweet, malty, hoppy, a bit smoked scent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (8414) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 2, 2015
Draught @ Jonas Kezmuves Sorhaz, Budapest. Pours hazy golden with a creamy offwhite head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, fruity hops, peach, light grapefruit. Flavor is malt, caramel, nice hoppy, fruit, peach, citrus. Medium body, average carbonation, light bitter finish. 290315

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6651) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 4, 2014
On tap at Jónás Kézműves Sörház Budapest. Probably this is the right one because on the board was written just Hangover IPA. Dark amber coloured, medium sized off-white head, light honey and hops in the nose. Quite strong herbal hoppy and light fruity with intensive strong bitterness in the finish and aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (6193) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 4, 2015
Tap at Szimpla Kávézó, Budapest. Poured a hazy dark amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is light grassy hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a rich nettle, woody light citrus hop palate and a lingering bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonaton.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marko (4418) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 18, 2014
At Szimpla Kavezó, thanks Gergely for pointing it out to me! Poured a misty amber-red body with an off white head. Looks lovely. Gum, sweetish malty taste, nice grainy notes and aromatics. The taste... ok, I figured that my palate was bust, but further tasting revealed it wasn’t. However, I WILL rerate it as soon as possible. Mild, creamy malty taste, carrying light notes of orange, but not as aromatic, slightly husky, dry overall. Did I get the right beer?! Again, will rerate asap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1658) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 13, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2014 reddish mahogany colour, huge, long lasting yellowish head - it appears as a chritmas beer should; aroma of citrusses, mostly grapefruit and orange peel, pine resin, and honey-like maltyness; taste is, as always in case of Armando’s beers, fully dominated by hoppy bitterness (citrussy and piney notes), however maltyness can also be felt; excellent beer for Christmas original score:8/5/9/4/17 - 4.3 re-rated on 17 Jan: ok, maybe I’m a bit biased in case of Armando’s beers (I really appreciate his mission providing us, I mean Hungarian beer-fans, with the highest quality beers from the whole World and brewing amazing beers and I admire his work), but this beer is really perfect...what a pity that it can’t be enjoyed by beer-fans outside Hungary!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
inbirraveritas (1394) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 17, 2014
Draught. Opal reddish amber colour, medium sized yellowish head. Smell ruled by tropical fruits. Tasteing starts with mild caramel and fruits makeing in the middle place for distinct resin, pine and herbs underpainted gently by honey, flowers and alcohol, mouthfeel is slick. Long grapefruit bomb finish escorted by herbs and warming alcohol. Complex and well made.in the regular quality.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ogreface (1390) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 13, 2014
Csak a jó sör, Budapest. Kinézetre nagyon hasonlít a skót punkok klasszikusához a 5am Saint-hez, viszont annál sokkal kevésbé édeskés, jóval komlósabb,fenyősebb, kiegyensúlyozottabb, veszettül itatja magát. Utóízében sem jelentkezik az a karamellás édesség, mint az említett sörben. Egy baja van neki, nagyon alattomosan tudja elgáncsolni az embert olyan módon, hogy utána állva tud tőle aludni, méghozzá síugró pózban! Megint nagyot alkotott Armando mester!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (1323) - Krakow, POLAND - NOV 9, 2014
Draught Aroma-fruits Appearance-amber, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall-very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (1139) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
10-Sep-2014. 30cl on tap @ Jónás Kézműves Sörház, Budapest. Hazy dark amber body, medium creamy off-white moslty lasting excellent lacing head. Aroma caramel, medium roasted malt, herbs, light bubble gum and brown sugar, light licorice, later more and more hops. Taste medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, long lasting bitter finish. Interesting, bit too sweet first, later good hoppy.

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