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Bear Hug Hibernation IPA

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Bear Hug
Brewed at Ramsgate

Style: American Pale Ale
Peckham, England

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We have made a hybrid for you that looks like a wheat beer, tastes like an IPA. We’ve called it Hibernation.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grumbo (654) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at the Norwich Tap House. Poured a hazy gold colour with small white head. Aroma is floral, with citrus, and mild hop. Light body, texture a little on the thin side. Low carbonbation. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (1082) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
on tap. pours a slightly hazy yellow/light orange. aroma is grass, wet straw and citrus. taste is tart hops followed by smooth fruits and bread.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
[6406-20140628] Tap. Musty grains aroma. Hazy, pale orange brown with a long-lasting foamy white head. Bitter grainy grassy malt flavour. Medium body. Average. (7/3/7-/3/13) 3.2
(@ Inn Deep, Glasgow, Scotland)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4037) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle at Appellation. Pours pale yellow, nose is light zesty citrus, taste is juicy citrus, bitter, dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (4448) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle at tasting. Pours clear pale gold, thin white head. Aromas of lemon and grains. Taste is bitter, herbal note. Creamy texture, not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1391) - SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Cloudy pale golden. Bullish sweated lemon, little light herb. Lean gummy lemon throughout, light tartness. Clean, warming crop of bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JonMoore (1920) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle - hazy gold with slim white head. Aroma of grassy citrus. Grass and grapefruit, bitter taste, some herbs. Light body, highly carbonated. Ok but not an IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (2620) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Hazy pale straw coloured with a strong citrus and herbal flavour, grassy notes and bitter grapefruit on the creamy, smooth finish. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3453) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2014
330ml bottle from Beermerchants.com. Hazy yellow, good head. Lemon grain aroma. Dry citrus hoppy cereal flavour. Bitter wheat grapefruit aftertaste. See where they are coming from with this one. Good idea.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7318) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2014
£2 bottle at the pop-up Penguin, Heathrow Travelodge Central, 24/10/14. White gold capped finely with white. Pineapple, orange and caramel, slight sick on the nose. Orange, fennel and almond, slightly bilious character finishing with robust bitterness. Low pine and soap. Bit drab and understated considering the hop bill.


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