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Bitter End Lakeland IPA

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at Bitter End (UK)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Cockermouth, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Brewed with Marris Otter pale and crystal malted barley, Simcoe, First gold and Cascade hops and pure Cumbrian water.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1445) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2011
[500ml bottle, gift from Jim - cheers!] Amber with a moderate creamy head and moderate fizz. Piney, floral aroma. Creamy, almost cloying mouthfeel. Muted flavour of caramel and earth, with just a hint of tropical fruits. A mouth-numbing dry and hoppy finish. Rather disappointing compared to the IPAs I had yesterday from Chiltern and Lovibonds.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (9832) - DENMARK - JUL 7, 2011
Bottle. Clear deep golden with small off-white head. Flaovur is malt, caramel, little sweet, hops, little bitter, citrus and a little toffee.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bax (1048) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2011
(Bottle 5/7-2011) Clear yellow color, creamy taste, no real bitterness, medium sweet. I would not call it an IPA but an APA, it still got American hops.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - SEP 9, 2011
To me IPAs should have something to say on a given axis but this is too wimpy. Pours almost flat from the bottle, taste is fine but a little too cat-piss and ultimately has a nasty off taste from lack of carbonation.


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