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Bristol Beer Factory Southville Hop

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by the amazing hoppy beers being brewed by American craft brewers this beer is heavily hopped, packing it with tropical fruit flavours and aromas. Pineapple, passion fruit & grapefruit are the dominant features of this beautiful amber ale, that has a big strong malt backbone to balance out all the hops.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tselloufc88 (11) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
Bottle from Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Appearance is a cloudy deep golden hue, with a medium white frothy head. Aromas of tropical fruits and pine freshness. Taste of is of of grapefruit and tropical fruits with a decent amount of malt in the finish. Medium bitterness which lingers. Nice stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (925) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 14, 2014
As a colonialist I will say that this is very good! Has the bitter and hoppy notes one expects. Where it differs from the usual American breed is a perhaps more substantial malt background. On the resiny side as well. Quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2129) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2014
Bottled. Pours hazy golden with an average, lacing, off-white head. Aroma of peach, lemon zest, citrus and caramel. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A very nice IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Cloudy amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops, basil and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops and pine needles with notes if citrus. Dry hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (1668) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2014
Sample from 50 cl. bottle. Slightly hazy, amber-golden colour with a dense, white head. Zesty, fruity aroma with citrus, peach, caramel malts, floral and herbal hops. Taste is bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture. Lasting, bitter finish with a good amount of caramel malts. Nice IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes hops, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (9628) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
bottled. amber colourd. unclear. dense light beige head. aroma. caramel, herb s, flowers, sweetness. flavour. herbs, flowers. sweetness, caramel, medium bodied. ends herbal bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5076) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
50 cl bottle. Amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit and grassy notes.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6072) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2014
500 ml bottle. 1544. BB 12/12/14. From alesbymail.co.uk.
Clear amber colour with a tiny light tan head. Tropical fruits, fruity sweetness, mild hoppy bitterness and some malty sweetness in the aroma. The flavour is much more bitter with grapefruit, resin, lots of dryness, some fruitiness and caramel maltiness. Balanced and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2014
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and citrusy. Smooth fruity and crisp hoppy. Lingering fruity. Bitter and smooth fruity. Crisp hoppy.


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