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Brewed by Brains
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Cardiff, Wales
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Filtered Bottle; Occasional. Originally released on 18 June 2012.

Created by Simon Martin, aka Mr Real Ale Guide, this is a golden IPA with a hefty aroma of citrus flavours, especially grapefruit. Brewed with a trio of American hops – Zeus, Summit and Cascade, an initial smooth flavour leads to the huge citrus flavour of the hops kicking in towards the end, with oranges and a dry finish becoming apparent.


swooper's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
swooper (1248) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, - JAN 14, 2013
bottle, lovely hops aroma, mainly citrusy golden, clear, white foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, quite smooth drinkable, full body, slick feel, soft carbonation, bitter, long finish, very nice beer.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (644) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
330ml bottle from Morrisons. Gold colour with white head. Aroma has malt as well as citrus hops. Taste has more hops, but more malt, and toffee.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (5856) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours light golden with a small white head. Aroma of light malt, little butter, some grassy hops, light citrus. Flavor mlt, light caramel, grassy hops, light pine. Thin to medium body, average carboantion, light bitter finish. 240814

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilverfoX (259) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
floral, grass, stale aromas, amber body no head, bitter grapefruit flavour corriander finish. its not somthing id bother buying again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
R4N5H (56) - SINGAPORE - AUG 6, 2014
33 cl bottle from Tesco, Leicester. Light shade of amber with a nice head which dissipates quickly. Sweet, light hops, not too malty.Bitter then sweet aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (3920) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a light hazy golden-light amber colour with low head and mmedium body. Aroma of hops and light amlt. Taste of mild hops, mild spruce, grains, bread, flowers and mild wheat. Thin and boring finish, but quite hoppy and nice.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MichaelAwesome (3919) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
From Tesco, Eastbourne shared with McTaps. Nose is fine with a bit of hops and some smoothy honey. Taste is crispy with some malt and nuts. Aftertaste is unpleasingly bitter with a sharp ending. Not to recommend.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5226) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Pours clear dark golden with a small creamy white head. Aroma of US hops, grapefruit and marmelade. Taste is moderate bitter, fruity hops, citrussy dry finish. Smooth yet clean mouthfeel. Lingering bittersweet finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10904) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014
DØE. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light buttery and moderate hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 230514

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (10888) - DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop, caramel and a little earthy. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, little sweet, medium bitter and a little earthy.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sad24 (80) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
No real Aroma,not overly hoppy but a nice after taste. Taste better than it smells...


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