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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44143) - 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]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40864) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34690) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26202) - 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
oh6gdx (25472) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18735) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2010
Cask at the Euston Tap. Pours rich, orange-gold with a dense, white cream head. Strong and dynamic hop aroma, with wet, dank grass, resiny pine, and citrus rind, along with subtle caramel notes. Lightly sweet with toasty malts and honey, then very bitter with more pine, dirty earth, and grass. Medium bodied with fine, ultra-smooth carbonation. Finishes with just light sweetness and dank, sticky and earthy hops that linger forever. Really, the bitterness coats the throat. Really good with some nice thrust from the relatively high ABV. Well done Bristol Beer Factory, well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17823) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 280214

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17352) - 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

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