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

bottled
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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Cask, Keg, Can & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.

8 Ball - Big, Bold & Ballsy
One of our earliest recipes, we wanted to push this big IPA all the way. So we packed it full of Rye and dry hopped it for days with American hops, using old pool balls to weigh the hop sack down in the beer. Hence the name.

Go ahead and sink a few, be rude not to really.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2712) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 23, 2014
Can from Gerrys. Appearance: Dark cloudy orange, thick off white head. Aroma: Pine, rye, mango, lemon rind, smells lovely. Flavour: Sweet, a little sticky on the mouthfeel, pine sap, mango, tangy, a little metallic with a nice sweet and hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dojken (234) - - NOV 22, 2014
Flaska. Finfin doft med syrliga undertoner. Smaken något torr o syrlig. Eftersmaken är det bästa med smaker av råg o goe torr beska. Bra öl!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (5607) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2014
Can from Beermerchants. Pours hazy dark golden with a red hue, big creamy off-white head. Aroma is grainy with rye, grassy hops and grapefruit. Smooth & creamy mouthfeel.Taste is moderate dry bitter, grass and grapefruit, noticeable rye, lingering dry bitter minty finish. High carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1113) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 20, 2014
Can (Thanks to Alan). Amber colour with off white head. Fruity, citric aroma. Fruity, grain and bitter taste. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cassa (6) - Torino, ITALY - NOV 15, 2014 does not count
Birra buona, dal colore aranciato carico, con fortissime note di agrumato sia al gusto sia all’olfatto. Le prime wuasi eccessive.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (1637) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2014
Duft av citrus og honning. Dunkel honning farge. Dekkende skum. Smak av citrus og honning.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buongiorgio00 (868) - - NOV 13, 2014
Una buona ipa luppolata con note agrumate e fruttate, buon bilanciamento di caramello.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11260) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2014
Hazy amber with a big white head. Intense hoppy aroma with citrus and pine, along with nice bready malt. Sweetish malty and hoppy flavour with juicy citrus, a little peach, and a good bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weordie (90) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2014
Pours a cloudy brown with a thick white head. Aroma of citrus and mango. Strong taste of barley. Pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (3264) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2014
Can at home. Pours a clearish light amber with an off-white head. Sweet and bitter. Aromas of citric hops with notes of malts. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry finish with some rye aromas.


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