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Bristol Beer Factory Belgian Conspiracy

Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bristol, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Cask& bottled, special;
A marriage of American and Belgian brewing techniques, using a special strain of Belgian yeast and brewed using traditional open-top fermenters. This beer has a distinct dryness with a peppery, spicy finish and a big hoppy twist. We think it’s one of the best beers we’ve made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (2472) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 10, 2014
Tap. Clear amber color. Small size, white head, disappears. Sour, fruity, tropical fruits in aroma. Fresh cabbage, fruity, sweet, yeast in taste. Yeasty malty aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Smooth candy-like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (498) - POLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Draught Aroma-fruits,floral, Appearance-golden, cloudy, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall-very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (2728) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle at home from grape&grind
hazy mid amber with pillow y white head. Mandarinand gooseberry intermingled with fruity yeast esters on the nose. Moderately full body combats fruity kiwi hops and ester rich Belgian yeast character.drinks about5% but warmth arrives later. Some bretty barnyard manure charcacter riffs off of fresh lychee in a robust finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ComradeK (978) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a hazy medium gold, with lots of sediment and a large off-white head, which lasts quite well and leaves decent lacing. Spicy Belgian yeast, pine and floral hops and light caramel malt make up the aroma. Pine and floral hops up front blend nicely with spicy yeast. Caramel malt and Belgian sweetness in the mid-palate give way to spice and pine hops and Belgian yeast in the finish. A very nice Belgian IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Bristol Beer Factory Belgian Conspiracy ].
Clear medium orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, orange - citrus, riped fruit, citrus, light pine. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus, orange, grass, riped fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140217]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarpa (762) - FINLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle 50cl from AbM @ home. Pours clear copper with a large white head. Aroma of spices, yeast. Spices, dry,soap, bitter hops in the flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1606) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle at home from Brewtique, Macclesfield. Poured a murky orange brown gold with a thin to medium almost white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, brown sugar, lemon, orange peel, toffee on a biscuit. Flavour is not as inviting as the aroma for me but pretty good all the same. Enjoyed this, a good beer. I love it when the American’s do a Belgian beer, decent stab by the English.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3585) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 26, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, orangey, deep golden to amber colour with huge, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Yeasty aroma, a spicy touch of hay, underlying fruity hop note with a touch of orange, orange zest, also a minimally soapy touch. Taste is initially dry, bitter hoppy, slightly strawy, caramel malty basis, a touch of orange, later with a peppery spicy yeasty note; bitter, slightly mineral and medicinal finish; once in a time interlaced with the flashing of citrusy hop/lemon notes. Would have liked more fruity flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
12th April 2014
Very hazy gold - amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is mineraly crisp. Light airy malt. Seltzer. Slighty salty Belgian yeast. Nice marmalade hop cut, bitter orange. The bitter hop and yeast brings things to a crisp finish. Comes together well, enjoyed this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (5024) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
50cl bottle from ABCbeers. Thick creamy white head. Slightly hazy golden pour. Lovely bitterness. Very nice.

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