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

bottled
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty - leather notes, moderate to light light heavy hoppy, citrus, grass. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, perfumed, citrus - orange. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110102]

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.

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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2011
Had@Euston Tap, London (didn’t see if it was cask or draught). Slightly hazy amber colour with a mediumsized off-white head. Aroma is fruity, caramel malty with some slight fruity and nectary notes as well. Flavour is sweet malts, some slight bitterness as well as quite floral and honeyish. Nice longlasting bitterness in the aftertaste.

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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are bitter hops, flowers, fruits, grass, pine and malt. Nice bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13350) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2011
21st January 2011
A bottle in the Rake - thanks to Mario (a really great barman) for pointing this one out. Very hazy amber beer. Tiny white head. Creamy malt base. Good rich hops. Nice citrus hop - rich orange and lemon sherbet with a trace of grapefruit. Neutral finish. Spritzy bitter hop aftertaste. A very decent UK IPA - always welcome! Nice job!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2012
Bottle at home ... hazy amber ... thin white lacing .... soft sweet toffee hop ... juicy hop nose ... bitter citrus hop ... grapefruit ans passion fruit ... some of the NS or a NS like hop im not so fond of. and some pineapple

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (12651) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2011
Bottle at The Rake. Clear red brown. Lasting thick beige. Pretty decent uk ipa. Good sweet hops. Decent condition. Lovely hop finish. Pretty good. Very likable. Good earthy grapefruit

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (12612) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle, at Nærbø Ølfestival 2013. An unclear, orange-golden beer with a small, dense, off-white head. Some lacings. The aroma has pine cones, citrus peel and some maltyness. It’s full-bodied and dry, with a nice carbonation level. Bitter, citrus-peelish flavor with pine cones and a little maltyness. Lasting bitter finish. A pretty nice one, sure shows also the Brits can make proper IPA’s. 131019


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