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Bullfinch Rye IPA
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Brewed by Bullfinch
Style: Specialty Grain
Bermondsey, England
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2014
21/XI/14 - on tap @ Mother Kelly’s (London) - BB: n/a (2014-1364)

Clear orange beer, nice creamy white head, little stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: fruity, caramel malts, gum ball, exotic fruits, sweet mango. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: fuck yes! Very fruity start, bit floral, citrus, exotic fruit explosion, bitter and piny, bit resinous. Aftertaste: fruity, mango, piny, bit of honey, sweet malts, hoppy and bitter finish. Lovely stuff!!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3023) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
33cl bottle from the brewery tap room, London. It pours a hazy copper color with a minimal off-white head. Aroma is full of fresh resiny hops, with notes of grapefruit, mango, pineapple, rye bread and candy sugar. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a slight tart dry finish. Notes of caramel malts, citrus peel, light plastic note, tea leaves, grapefruit, hoppy piney bitterness. Medium bodied with creamy texture and good carbonation. Overall, the taste delivers slightly less than what the aroma anticipates but this remains a very tasty and balanced rye IPA nonetheless.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4081) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
(keg) hazy deep ruby-amber colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of caramel, light sweatsocks and barnyard, with a hint of herbal hops, apricots and tropical fruit. flavour is mostly yeast and herbal hops, slightly resinous, with some raisins and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
Draft @ Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico SW1. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy hoppy bitter aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy piney bitter citrus finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4084) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: CASK Pub & Kitchen, London.
Appearance: Brown colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, fruit, caramel, citrus.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, hops, grass, floral, caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Cask at Cask Pub&Kitchen, London. Hazy orange/copper beer with a decent offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, rye bread, citrus, earthy notes. Hoppy earthy flavor, grassy, hay, floral, pine, some caramel. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hobsch (505) - Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
From keg at brewery. Pours hazy amber with off white head. Aroma is malty, hops with rye and spicy hints. Taste is light to medium sweet, medium bitter, malty, rye, spicy, hops. Aftertaste is malty with some bitterness, well balanced. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boj27072707 (4) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014 does not count
A great take on the hybrid. I’d prefer a richer, chocolatey body but that’s probably taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8986) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Draught. Hazy dark orange color, small to medium sized off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, nicely hoppy, nicely bitter, lightly resin. Quite bitter aftertaste. Medium body and carbonation. Pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11874) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Draft at the brewery during RBESG 2014. Pours unclear amber with a tight, creamy tan head. The nose has some dry orange, pine and minerals. Light-medium sweet flavor with a clean mineral edge, light oily pine. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Nice citrusy hop finish with orange, some piney bitterness, some general citrus rind. Good stuff.


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