Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 497   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 107   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
100 IBUs
Bottled Version: 107 IBUs, 10%

Prepare to walk the plank to an Ale of overwhelming proportions. More hops & more malts than any land lubber can handle. After this experience...your tongue will be buckled. The I.B.U.’s (International Bitterness Units) are off the scale on this ale. Be forewarned, those with a timid palate, this is not a wee beer! Handcrafted in small batches for those sailing the seas in search of great ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40837) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2011
From tap at Khybar. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and dark roasted malty. Bitter, fruity and slight peachy to grapefruity. Solid bitter and dry into a lingering hoppy dense finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34660) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2011
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, and straw. The flavori s sweet with notes of alcohol, malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter ifnsin

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2011
Botte 65 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours amber with a slighy haze and a small off-white head leaving some lacework. Sweet caramel aroma, with some heavy aroma hops. Solid body, sweet caramel and nuts with a distinct hop character - almost medicinal. Bitter finish. 170611

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23716) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2006
Cask at O’Brien’s, San Diego. Dark amber. Aroma of lychee and cherry. Sweet and full bodied with clean mouthfeel. A major hop monster, backed by solid amounts of malt, the mouthfeel is however a bit mellow. The finish is sugary with punishing bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23355) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2011
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22351) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
25th July 2010
Hazy brown - red beer. Nice creamy off white head. Soft smooth palate. Toffee caramel malt base for very nice hops. Piney, grassy. Sweet pineapple and a little spice. Whilst your enjoying the hops the malt turns soft and creamy. Finishes soft and fruity. Top notch red.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft. Murky light brown color, coca cola head. Aroma of pine and butterscotch. Taste starts very sweet caramel and transitions quickly ti very bitter pine resin and scotch. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 7, 2016
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Hazy red amber color, compact head. Moderate aroma of fruity hops, oranges and other similar fruits, lightly animal too. Bold structure, the sweetness is moderate, not excessive, the malt profile seem to reveal too much Crystal; the bitterness is very strong and the hops come with a quite harsh wood resin, just lightly fruity, and heavily roasted nuts; I find that these beers are almost buttery sometimes.
Aggressive, good, but a bit too much over the top.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
Tap at Rattle n Hum. Pours a rich, maroon-ruby with a sturdy white head. Strong hop aroma, some citrus, and plenty of sweet malts as well. Very sweet flavor, some dark fruit notes. Hints of bitterness sneak through the extremely sweet character of the beer. Body is thick and somewhat syrupy, with a lingering sticky finish. Really intense and really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012
Tap at the Boilermaker, Philly - 24/05/12. Dark amber orange with a small head that soon thins. Pine aroma, toasty malt, hops and grapefruit on the nose. Taste follows on from the nose with sweet caramel malt, citrus hop, sweet candies. Medium bodied with an alcohol kick.

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