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

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superflyguy (433) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, - SEP 3, 2012
top shizzle from the boys in brizzle! great orangey amber colour, small head. super fruity and super bitter. loads of tropical notes: pineapple, mango, grapefruit... bottle. wineways. harrogate


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3370) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Deep golden colour with a thick off white head. Aroma deep orange, and clementine, marmalade, and pine. Taste starts light sweet, and long deep bittersweet to bitter finish. refreshing tang to the body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (8040) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose, Gordano M5 services near Bristol. Clear amber coloured with a very thin head. Full fruity pale ale with a hoppy dryness behind this, but always flavoursome and full of character.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerowl80 (152) - - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle. Pours light amber. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, grass and tropical fruits. Taste has some light sweetness with a fairly heavy bitter finish. An enjoyable and good representation of the style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2016
Butelka . Zlote o lekkim metnawym wygladzie. Piana biala mala. W zapachu kroluja owoce i szyszki. W smaku chmielowe z duzym akcentem ananasa mango brzoskwini.niezle

MarcinG

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garrold (3920) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2016
Cask. Maltings, York. Amber colour. Light haze. Dense, creamy, lasting, milky white head. Huge, juicy, fruity, dank hop. Notes of ripe peach. Melon. Pine resin. Some strawberry. Sweet, toffee malts in the background. Smells fantastic. Taste sets off sweet, getting fruity, resinous bitter. Smooth, hop oily mouthfeel. A bit chewy. Long, resinous, oily bitter finish. Great stuff. Can’t help thinking it’d be a 4.6er if it was kegged, though!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamVimes21 (154) - - APR 26, 2016
Cask @ Grain Barge Bristol, golden with a white head , very hoppy but a nice beer overall , ok .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (2864) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
Pours hazy amber with a nice big frothy cream head. Sweet caramel and mango aroma. The taste has fruity mango and pine, especiallly in the bitter finish. Nice full mouthfeel. Good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (6116) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2016
Fra fat på Piccadilly Tap 15 Feb 16. Delt med Rune. Gyldenbrun. Skum langs glasset. Lett ferskenaroma. Smaken det samme. Bra - men vel søt.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (10838) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2016
Cask ale, half, shared with Finn while waiting for a train at Piccadilly Tap. Near-clear amber coloured body, covering beige layer, fair lacing. Restrained aromas of caramel, dried fruit and grass. Fruity taste of lemony hops and grapefruit backed by malty sweetness. Dry bitter end with a twist of citrus shells. Fine bodied. Pleasing stuff (Manchester 15.02.2016).

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
graemem (4) - - JAN 16, 2016 does not count
Full of powerful malty flavour. One pint is never enough... Still my favourite strong hopped IPA.

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