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Caldera Hopportunity Knocks IPA

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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kettle Series. When hopportunity knocks, answer it. This ale is Caldera’s rendition of answering the Pacific Northwest call for a @*! pile of Centennial hops with a big beer to back it up. Don’t get left out in the cold, open up and fill the void within you . . .


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2762) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 29, 2015
Coppery color with an off-white head with medium duration and nice lacework. Aroma has notes of resin hops with orange peel and peach. Flavor has a decent bitterness, red orange, grapefruit and resins. Final is bittery with good duration and light citrus hints.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (10501) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2015
12 ounce can from Beer Run. Clear copper, 4 finger foamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of grainy malt, piney and lemony hops. The taste is lemony fruits, candied citrus, caramel malt. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (1139) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
355ml. Can.
Pours clear amber with off-white head.
Aroma pine, citrus, grapefruit, resin, sweet fruits, caramel.
Taste caramel fruity sweets, nice piney citrus bitter.
Mouthfeel oily, dry.
Great IPA!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (5409) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
At Camping Ratebeers. Hazy orange colour, white head. Aroma of sweet fruits, citrus, resin, caramel, toffee. Flavour is sweet, resin, citrus, grapefruit, firm bitter finish. Medium bodied, oily mouthfeel. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3711) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Clear amber colour, white head. Hoppy aroma, caramel, tropical fruits. Hoppy flavour, light bitter, tropical fruits, caramel. Finish hops, caramel.
(from 355mL can shared @ Camping Ratebeers ’15, Nat en Vochtig)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansjelaah (1732) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle @campingratebeer’15. Orange color with a white head. Smells and tastes hoppy, sweet, fruity, grapefruit, bit floral.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1873) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Mooie oranje kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, honing. Smaakt fruitig, citrus honing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abijen (1858) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Oranje ondoorzichtig bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt fruitig, beetje honing. Smaakt zoet fruit, honing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2663) - SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2015
@ Basunen 15-7-25: lite diskret doft. Trevlig munnkänsla med ok humle, fin besla. Godkänt.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
khays (76) - - JUL 24, 2015
Smells tropical, pineapple, juniper, malty syrup. Pours clear dark golden Amber, off white reddish head. Tastes piney, grapefruit peel, slight stone fruit (plumb), pineapple. Heavy body, well balanced, bitter but not astringent.


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