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

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RATINGS: 348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikebearjr (2) - Marseille, FRANCE - AUG 27, 2015 does not count
Biere bien faite . Des arômes leger un belle équilibre mais un peu plat sur le corps.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bepemoth (1) - - AUG 21, 2015 does not count
Beer as a whole is quite good. Aroma is not so well as i thought, but beer looks amazing -perfect colour and froath. Nice citrus palace with dominance of mango.For someone whose looking for decent Rye ipa this is your best shot.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redders1974 (391) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Nice smooth ipa mango kiwi sweet tropical fruits in the taste nice chewy finish smooth and interesting

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1853) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2015
Overall: Bitter seeds, tangerines, hay.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2015-08-13.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6383) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Can sampled with the family while in Dublin @ the Black Sheep. Pours a light amber body with thick off white lacing. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of spicy, funky bright tropical hop. Fresh pine notes on the palate as well. Nice stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3563) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 8, 2015
A big, clear, amber beer. Thick head, malty and delicious. Sweetish with a nice spicy aroma. Tried with Rene at the Uiltje in 2015.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MMR (553) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2015
Damn this is one taste IPA. It pours a slightly brown/hazy color and has the most brilliant combination of hops. It has the most amazing bitter. I love it!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4850) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2015
On tap @ DeRat, Utrecht. The aroma has rye, some caramel, light pine, citrus. Bit hazy, orange-brown coloured beer with a medium, off-white head. The taste is ligh-moderate bitter, has some sweetness, refreshing. Above average body for an IPA, due to rye in malt bill. Nice tasty beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (971) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2015
On tap at In De Wildeman, Amsterdam. Body is clear deep amber, head is big, beige, rocky, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is tea, flavor is slightly roasty, tea, grass, toast, bread. Medium sweet, medium roasty bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty and hoppy bittersweet. Medium body, dry texture, soft carbonation. Easy, tasty dessert beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUL 19, 2015
Canned 330 ml courtesy of and shared with Miro. Pours dark orange, off-white head. Sweetish aroma and flavor. Caramel malts, citrus, hops, Bitter finish.


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