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Brewed by BraufactuM (Oetker Group)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Frankfurt, Germany
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Stilbeschreibung: India Pale Ale entstand Anfang des 18. Jahrhunderts. Um den langen Seeweg nach Indien zu überstehen, wurde das Bier mit einer hohen Stammwürze eingebraut und zusätzlich mit einer großen Menge an Hopfen versetzt. Teilweise gab man den Hopfen direkt in die Transportfässer. Besonderheiten: Progusta betont die Charakteristik der verwendeten Hopfensorten. Die Bitternote ist genau auf diese abgestimmt. Als Hopfensorten für das Hopfenaroma wurde die amerikanische Sorte Citra und die deutsche Sorte Hallertauer Mittelfrüh verwendet. Zwei Sorten, die sich ideal ergänzen. Die nach der Gärung verbleibende Restsüße korrespondiert toll mit der Bitternote. Verkostungsnotiz: Rötliche Farbe, mittelstarke Schaumbildung. Dezentes Mousseux. Schmeckt sehr aromatisch, unterbreitet Früchte wie Aprikose und Orange, dazu Cashewnüsse, gewürzt mit mildem Curry und einer Prise Ingwer, betont von sanfter Süße und ausgewogener Bitterkeit. Die Textur wirkt samtig. Zeigt gute Länge.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (1069) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 14, 2014
dark golden to orange colour, huge, long lasting off-white head; aroma of biscuit, caramel, apricot and slight citrusy-tropical fruity notes, similar taste with some piney notes and alcohol - a bit too sweet IPA, but very drinkable

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingvit (182) - - AUG 20, 2014
Aroma: citrus, hay, grass; Appearance: pale dark gold, large foamy head; Taste: medium sweetness, slight bitterness, slight sourness; Palate: abrupt finish, fizzy carbonation, slick texture, average body Adding Hallertauer hop to this beer completely spoilt it... Instead of a decent malty IPA you get a sweet IPA-lager hybrid tailor-made for the taste of a typical Wurst and Sauerkraut eater. German hops just don’t go well with IPAs. Should have just added more Magnum and Citra. Disappointing, definitely not worth 10 Euro for a 750 ml bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7062) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Low fluffy white and quickly disappearing head. Mild fruity roatedd malt grass aroma. Mild apricot oranges flavor with little hops bitterness. Relatively sweet. Low carbonation. Short finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmahut (959) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 4, 2014
Clear ruby body with no head. Aroma has light alcohol character with dark fruits, very light notes of prune and black currant, high caramel notes, candi sugar, light rum barrel background. Taste has high caramel sweetness, alcohol after taste, medium, almost astringent long lasting bitterness. Body is full, oily texture, pretty low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5387) - ITALY - AUG 2, 2014
ambrata schiuma media discreta persistenza buone note maltate note agrumate leggera resna un tocco erbaceo buon amaro bilanciato dal malto

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2014
Sample from bottle in a beerstore in Galeria, Alexanderplatz, Berlin. Somewhat hazy golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, grapes, grapes, pine, peach, some biscuits. Hoppy grassy flavor, hay, citrus, biscuits, peach. Balanced and refreshing IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Senka (475) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2014
Fancy bottle. Pours clear orange with frothy head. Aroma of juicy fruit, hops and caramel. Strong carbonation, complex hops and smooth aftertaste. Pleasure to open and enjoy this beer. Thank you Vanessa and Andreas. Enjoyed this on my trip to Italy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (8088) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014
Yellow pour with a thick white head. Aroma is fruits and caramel. Taste is sweet, hoppy with a slightly bitter finish and some toastyness. A

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5120) - Tau, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
330 ml, bottle No. 1071, from CITTI-Markt Flensburg. BB date 30.11.2013. ABV is 6.8%. Malts are Pilsener, Wiener and Caramel. Hops are Magnum, Hallertauer Mittelfrüh and Citra. Hazy amber colour, moderate white head. Pleasant aroma of herbal and fruity hops, hints of caramel and orange marmalade. Smooth and pleasant flavour, with the same elements as the aroma, but the bitterness is hardly solid enough for an IPA. Slightly warming mouthfeel. Disregarding style, this is a beer I’d be happy to buy again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
NordicV (1162) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
Fat på Bierhaus i Sthlm. Bärnstensfärgad öl med lättare vitt skum. Lätt fruktighet och viss maltighet. Viss karamell och lätt citrusfruktighet. En tam IPA.


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