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


on tap

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (1380) - FINLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle 50cl from AbM @ home. Pours slightly hazy orange with a white head. Pine, floral hops, citrus in the aroma. Sweet, mandarin, cirtus hops flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SamTaylor (13) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy amber colour with medium size white head. Aroma is grapefruit heavy with hints of pine and pineapple. On the tongue, juicy grapefruit and citrus, a little malt and a lovely bitter finish. Delightful beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4421) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
500ml bottle. Can’t remember where from. Pours hazy gold. Lots of tongue-tingling grapefruit pith and zesty hops. Not mind-blowingly hoppy thus making it rather delicious and quaffable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jacekziegler (23) - Plymouth, Devon, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
Gravity at Tucker’s Maltings Festival Bronze medal in Premium Strong Beers Hazy but in a good way. Good lasting white head. Very fruity, American hops aroma. Dry, west coast style. Bitterness slightly lingering but still pleasant. Good AIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tselloufc88 (337) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (4105) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26154) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (3347) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34643) - 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.

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