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Celt Experience / Melissa Cole ’Apparition IPA’

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Brewed by Celt Experience
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Caerphilly, Wales
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask, special
A dry hopped Organic IPA brewed in collab with beer writer Melissa Cole resulting in a tropical, zesty, crafty hopbomb.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5102) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours hazy golden with a small creamy off- white head. Grainy malty aroma with notes of herbal hops. Taste is malty, with notes of honey and herbs, light dry and moderate bitter finish. Fresh clean mouthfeel, high carbonated.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ration (1922) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2014
020615. Bottle at home (ABM). Pours slightly hazy golden with a small but nice head. Aroma floral hops, fruit, strawberries. Eartlhy notes. Sweet. Feels a bit uneven but Not Bad.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (2472) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 23, 2014
330ml bottle. Clear amber color. Medium size, white head, stays. Smoked, pig shit, pineapple, grainy aroma. Smoked, grainy, slightly rubbery. Simple, but solid brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CraftBeerNick (826) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Bottle tasted with the beast, 19th April 14. This one is a sourish IPA, quite nice a little different from some of the American style IPAs. Ok

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (8996) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 18, 2014
330ml bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn)
Wet sheep wooly dryness, some pineapple, a little grungy and organic. Hazy amber, small tight head. smooth palate, full, nice carbonation. Wet sheep in the taste and finish. Nice graininess, feels old-school, not a modern IPA, even though the hops are US.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoshuaStranger (129) - - APR 17, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a thick foamy head. Aroma is citrus,herbs,slight licorice. Taste is toasted malts,,bread,some sourness...long bitter finish with an hint of spice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Celt Experience / Melissa Cole Apparition IPA ].
Unclear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, butter, grass - leather. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, plastic, butter, hoppy, dry, sweet malt, chicken manuar, emty stable - barnyard. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140217]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkelgoldenes Bier mit schöner großen Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, leicht rauchig, herb. Geschmack rauchig, fruchtig herb, malzig. Rauchiger Abgang.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (961) - ESTONIA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Golden orange, beige head, nice lacing. Sweet, fruity notes, berries, butter, malt. Taste is sweetness, more malt and berries, dry buttery finish. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily palate. On the weird side.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karstenborg (211) - DENMARK - MAR 19, 2014
Golden brown with a white head. Aroma is butter, bubble gum and pineapple. Taste is creamy and butter.


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