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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (870) - SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Hazy amber beer with a bubbly white head and a tangy, slightly sour fruity smell. Flavour has the same qualities but with a drier, hoppier kick than I expected. Really nicely balanced and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tandembrauer (886) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 1, 2016
Shared can at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours dark amber with off-white head. Aroma of grapefruits, tropical fruits, some caramel. Tastes bitter, but still balanced. Dry mouth feel. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3815) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2016
Big head frothy rich amber pour aromas pine stone fruit biscuit rye spice note citrus the flavours resin biscuit spicy rich rye note pine apricot medium bitter grapefruit rye gives up a richness the finish a delightful tasting IPA all round best notes rye resin pine mix bitter and hops combined very tasty IPA

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SeniorZozo (606) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 11, 2016
Can. big, clear, amber beer. Thick head, malty and delicious. Sweetish with a nice spicy aroma.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (970) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2016
330 ml can at home served in a 1/3rd pint glass that we call a "gill". Hazy brown with an off-white skim. Smells like blue fruit and tropical flavoured sweet shop chews. These are there in the flavours too, but I also get a meaty,, beef-jerky note at the back of the tongue. The astringency in the finish takes no prisoners, either. Full bodied, bitter as sin, A rather adult beer:I am distinctly wowed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lloydy (68) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2016
330ml can. Copper in colour. Spicy, malty, bitter beer. Hoppy aromas. Good, but I prefer some of Beavertowns other beers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3174) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Pours hazy copper with a finger of off-white head. Aroma of rye, pine, citrus and grapefruit. Taste is rich resin bitter, grapefruit towards the lingering mild bitter finish. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (820) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 27, 2015
Can from Bradleys. Rusty copper pour with decent lacing. Grapefruit, hops and rye aroma. Very smooth taste, the dry hopping is notable. Dry and bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2343) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2015
Burk från Ales by mail. Smak och doft av humle, malt, citurs, mango, persika. Trots lite trött humle finns här stor sötma, kraftfull och tjock smak, stor beska med smak av citrusskal.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2677) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2015
Can at home. Aroma of fruits, malt, rye, caramel, lots of pine resin, citrus, hops. Flavour is light to moderate sweet with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Body is medium. Nice smooth malty piney IPA.


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