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Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Beechworth, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bridge Road Brewers have created their own take on a more traditional beer style - India Pale Ale, originally a heavily hopped beer developed for the long haul from England to India by boat. Fresh hops were added to the barrel and the alcohol was bolstered to ensure the beer went the distance on the high seas. Bling, is a huge beer, with all the bells and whistles. This ale is armed to the teeth with hops and studded with 24 carrot modified malts. At Bridge Road we’ve gone all out to make an IPA that screams hops and malt but still keeps balance in mind. Try matching this beer it with anything spicy or enjoy this malt and hop mouth full on its own. We love it, and hope you can too.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppyBudgie (692) - SOLA, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2013
Pours hazy dark orange with a small tan head. Aroma is pine hoppy and toasted malty. Dry, bitter, pine and light wooden. Bitter and toasted malty finish. Dry pine hoppy finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorm (1166) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2013
Fargen er amber med beite skum. Flott syrlig smak med mye bitterhet i avslutningen. Mye sødme. Melkebaren.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1336) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2013
En ipa med frisk fruktig citrus lukt. God frisk smak av citrus, langtsittende ettersmak.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3311) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2013
0.33l bottle @ Henrik. This is a heavy cloudy deep dark plum red one with a islandy off-white head. Really caramelly and sticky on the nose. Lots of sweetness and some resinous hops. Marzipan and almonds are also present in this aroma. Need I mention that it’s on the sweet side of the scale? It has a mild oily mouthfeel and the carbonation level is about average. Nice flavors. It almost feels nutty bitter with lots of strong resinous hops. A strong malty base, caramel biscuits and "I want more" taste after the swallow. Ends light mouthdrying. Mhm, a good one. 08.03.2013

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5024) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2013
330 ml bottle, will soon be available at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 5.8%. Dark amber colour, slightly hazy. Huge off-white head. Lovely aroma of fruity hops, tropical fruits galore, also notes of citrus and crushed gooseberries. The medium sweet flavour has also plenty of fruity and piney hops throughout, with a bitter finish. Crystal malts in the background.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4251) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2013
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a hazy, slightly reddish brown with a frothy white head. The aroma is hoppy and a little fruity. The flavour is all about the hops! It’s rich, sharp, medium to strong bitter and the floral hoppiness dominates. The palate and the aftertaste are rather smooth though which was a little unexpected.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2013
bottle at Patricks. Amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel, alcohol, hop, malt, pine. Flavour is hop, malt, pine, caramel, berries, grapefruit. bitter finish. Medium body. Nice/OK beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2685) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2013
Bottle at Crowbar, Oslo. Pours amber with an off-white head. Hoppy and malty aroma with fruits, pine and a solid malty background. Well balanced. Medium body. Medium to lightly sweet with hoppy and fruity flavours and a somewhat dry and pleasantly bitter finish. Very nice IPA - balanced, flavourful and easy to drink! (2013-04-14)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3031) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2013
On bottle at Crowbar. Dark golden color, good foam. Aromas of hops, pine, caramel & toffee. Medium body & complexity . Some sweetness , ok bitterness & balance. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rangi (571) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 9, 2013
Not one of the biggest tastiest ipa but a good beer. Pleasant aroma of citrus and grapes. Nice malt balance but lacking that full on flavour of an ipa that I’ve come to expect just a little watery and thin.


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