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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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cask and bottled
The original cask version (at 7.6%) has a separate listing.
Flavoursome strong pale ale, full of grapefruit aromas.
This commanding IPA-style beer is golden in colour, with a wave of hop aromas leading to a balance of bitterness and sweetness in the flavour, plus a lasting grapefruit finish. Hops used: Chinook, Citra, Magnum, Nelson Sauvin


Fatehunter's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (1214) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Two fingers of head, that held nicely. Opaque, dark straw colored body. Big lemon zest smell, some barnyard (wet grain) and honey too. A stubborn lemon bitterness up front... refuses to cease. A bit of malt sweetness comes through. Long finish with the bitter. Crisp and medium body. Fairly low carbonation. An enjoyable ale with a big helping of hops.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adster (341) - HUNGARY - SEP 14, 2014
Mézhez hasonló küllemű ital, amely vastag, krémes, tejfehér habkoronával büszkélkedhet. Ez a krémesség aztán az egész története során nyomon követhető mind aromái, mind íze tekintetében. Gyantás trópusi gyümölcsök, tejszínes desszert illata töltik be a teret laboratóriumi tisztasággal, étvágygerjesztő kompozíció. Dzsúzszerű jellegében remekül egyesül a grapefruitos gyümölcsösség üde karaktere és a tejszínesen édes, a nyelvünkön szirupszerűen szétterjedő, fenyővel teletűzdelt kesernyés komlódesszert ízhatása. A teste majdhogynem tökéletes, minden kortynak mondanivalója van, elő-és utóélete teli tartalommal. Kifinomult elegancia és kiadós, harapható ízek, csemege a javából.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hman43 (338) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - AUG 16, 2014
It pours a cloudy golden orange color with a full white head. It has a sour fruit smell. The taste is dominated by caramel malt with some floral hops. It has a strange bitter twang on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (719) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 31, 2014
Couleur orange trouble, petite mousse blanche. Nez houblon pin agrume, note malté caramel. Gout amer; houblonné pin agrume et doux caramel, fin longue amere peau d’agrume. Corps assez huileux. Bien

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hens (527) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - JUL 28, 2014
0.5L bottle. Orange color, medium top. Citrus and rotten fruit aroma. Nice bitter and same time soft taste also. Absolutely grapefruit inside peel taste. Some vegetable and orange flavor also. Very nice bitter end.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (339) - - JUL 24, 2014
cloudy gold color; caramel, smoky aroma; fairly light; bitter with a fairly strong smoked malt flavor; fairly well balanced; bitter, smoky aftertaste; at first the smokiness took me by surprise, but after drinking a bit I began to enjoy it more

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1164) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle from Booth’s in Ripon. Pours amber with a small cream head. Very bitter and hoppy. Resinous with a smooth mouthfeel. Really good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jetulio (102) - Tarragona.SPAIN, SPAIN - JUL 19, 2014
500 ml. bottle poured into a Pint glass Appearance... Orange hazy  beer with foamy head colour white of 2 fingers aprox(lasting a two mm film) Aroma...   malt and herbs, cereals and fruits.  herbal aroma predominance Taste... Some malty notes and then hop , touch of bitterness and dry lasting in mouth all the time. Mouthfeel... medium/full body and soft carbonation Overall... a very recomendable pale ale, not so brilliant as Bronze from same brewery, in my opinion. Serving type: bottle

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8692) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle at home, from ABM, 06/07/14. Hazed golden orange with a good sized white head of bubbles. Nose is orange marmalade, straw, bread dough, citric peel, light floral notes, caramel. Taste comprises floral hops, light minerals, bitter orange, touch of grapefruit, honey, pithy citrics, mineral wash. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sharp citric and earthy hop bitterness in the close. Ok stuff, I’d put this more as an APA than IPA bearing in mind the ABV and hop contents.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
oops (208) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 5, 2014
Nice beer. Dark golden with a white head. Aroma - piney, citrus and some sweet malts. Tastes good, bitter and with nice lasting aftertaste.


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