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

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RATINGS: 351   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.


Rob_D_UK's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1272) - Surrey, - FEB 26, 2014
Pours a hazy lightish chestnut. Fruity hop aroma. Bitterness is mild but present.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (514) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 2, 2015
clear amber liquid with yellowih head. Aroma of candy, resin, tropical fruits, goutweet. Tastes same, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour. light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, long bitter finish,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilverfoX (750) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
smells dry and leathery, mahogany colour body with white foamy head, bitter caramel flavoured full bodied, rather good

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomekboniek (259) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Beczka. Barwa złota, mętna. Piana biała drobna, ładnie zdobi szkło. Aromatem nie zachwyca. W smaku zdecydowanie lepiej. Goryczka konkretna, wytrawna i niezalegająca. Brak nagazowania. Na polskim rynku można trafić zdecydowanie lepsze.

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 (399) - 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 (1855) - 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 (6385) - 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 (560) - 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!


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