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Brewed by Burleigh Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Burleigh Heads, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A couple of centuries back, IPA was made strong and hoppy to protect it on those long voyages from England to India. These days, we just make it that way because it tastes great.
An intensive five-stage hopping process delivers a rich, robust character, smooth flavour and an inviting aroma. So, while it has all the mighty ‘BAM’ of the original, it’s surprisingly well balanced – a bit like our skateboarding elephant.
Five malted barley varieties, five natural hop varieties, fruity ale yeast and water.


bmeup's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmeup (602) - Ormeau, - OCT 13, 2012
Case 7/20 from the Brewery with a 7/20 bottle signed by BF and a jar of sensational fig jam........... the bottle and case of beer were cold, bonus:) Clear amber in colour with some light carbonation, the open white head soon fades to a tight cover. Sweet fruit and floral aromas, citrus and breakfast muesli. Quite a decent bitter hop kick. This beer needs food accompaniment and what better than the fig jam, some cheeses and bickies........stay off the skateboard after one of these:))


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (19005) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle at bow bar Jan 2016... Amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft caramel toffee crystal malt nose... Soft sweet fig.. Soft sweet toffee fruit.. Soft sweet malts

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (2016) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
330ml bottle from Dan Murphy’s, Hurstville. Pours an orange amber colour, off-white foam head leaving lacing and aroma of caramel, toffee, peach, orangey hop resin. Taste is malt caramel, toffee, fig with grapefruity earthy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidAust (145) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2015
I want to like this more, if just for the name. And it is a good drop, but just not as balanced / smooth as some other IPA’s out there.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyobon (1220) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2015
(Bottle) Clear golden amber with small off-white head. Lovely aroma - grapefruit with hints of peach and biscuits. Medium body with plentiful carbonation. Great taste, dominated by hop flavours, but not aggressively bitter. There’s sweetness and citrus in nice balance at the start, both mellow and give way to some biscuity malt and a nice crisp bitterness that carries into a good finish. Very pleasant IPA with plenty of hop flavour but not overly bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cantabrian (964) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 20, 2015
Good Aussie stuff. I haven’t had one for a while. Nice and pungent, with citrus and grassy notes, of course very bitter grapefruits on the aroma and flavour, but also some old stile IPA stone fruitiness. Lovely and resinous on the palate. They should have those on the airline lounges, not Cascade!

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngunity (95) - - MAY 10, 2015
Looks good. Good strong flavor but balanced. Bit of gas, minimal head but texture was nice. Delicious you’d have a few and be happy

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smokey_P (12) - Currumbin Valley, AUSTRALIA - APR 20, 2015
So glad this is a local beer for me these days. Really great IPA that is readily available. Thanks BBCo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stew41 (1854) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JAN 27, 2015
Surprised on the upside in a big way. Very flavour packed and almost powerfully sweet, quite impressive for a 7% beer. Yep a bit slutty but stacks of fun.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 13, 2014
bottle from plonk. Pours amber with thin head. good hop aroma. slightly sweet up front for an ipa, in a way I like, with moderately bitter finish and alcohol on the finish. Lots of hop flavour. A nice IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (6480) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle bought in Brisbane, August 2014. Clear light amber with a medium head. Aroma and taste of hops, grapefruit, caramel and some alcohol. Fairly refreshing.


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