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Brewed by Badlands Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Orange, NSW, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Indian Pale Ale / This beer is for the hoplovers. Cascade and Sauvin hops give a powerful spicy, citrus hit. The solid malt backbone and assertive bitterness bring the beer into balance. Be careful... dangerously drinkable. from the label


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (1978) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle at Olinda Cellars. 8 Ar: grass, hints of caramel 9 Ta: sweet and bitter, long length 4 Pal: velvety, and medium bodied 4 App: amber, with a frothy head 17 Ov: great hoppy ale

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
highlandlad (1431) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2012
An interesting miss in my opinion. Sauvin seems to work better with lighter, less malt-heavy styles. The relationship here between malt and hop is uneasy, like a couple of strangers stuck in a lift. They have to muddle through together but they’re not very comfortable with it. Hazy bronze with a thin head. Fruity aroma of green apples, passionfruit, tinned pears and some Sauvin gooseberry notes. Faint cat pee from the Sauvin. The first taste impression is a big mouth-filling slug of malt and then the hops clamour for attention. I like Sauvin but it’s used to better effect in lagers. Reasonable bitterness here, quite sour in the swallow. (330ml bottle from Carrington Cellars.)

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rhsiung (948) - USA - OCT 31, 2012
nothing about Man Singh on the label, this must be a different ipa. wasn’t sure if they had halloween down under, but saw trick-or-treaters out tonight. / rocky, rotten eggs, cloudy, cough drop, basement aromas, umami, medium, white, heavy


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