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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: 165   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


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3110) - Montana, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Bottle pours a dark golden with a thin off white head. Scent is fruity and caramel. Taste is caramel sweet....again. Thin

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2012
Bottle from Micro Bar. Pours a dark golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of biscuity malt, alcohol, grassy hops and lemon. Caramel flavour upfront with alcohol, biscuity malt and a little pineapple to finish. Moderate carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Quite sessionable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3035) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011
500 ml bottle; Hazy deep golden beer with a small but stable white head. Quite intense and warming, fruity aroma with notes of toffee, caramel, citrus especially orange marmalade and grapefruit. The flavor is medium sweet with delicious strong notes of bitter orange peel and flowery hops. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation soft and finish crisp and bitter dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Arve_Christian (3004) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2013
On bottle from Jumbo Bilbao, Santiago. Golden hazy color, ok foam. Aromas of malt , hops and some fruitiness Medium body & complexity. Some immediate sweetness , solid bitterness- ok balance but a bitof alkoholic sting Enjoyable

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (3004) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden with airy white head. Clear aroma of hops and fruit, the latter being rather dominant for a beer within this style. Bitter, hoppy flavour, wi well pronounced sweetish, fruity notes. Bitter afteraste. Nice but tastes more like a DIPA without the ABV peculiar to that style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2941) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2014
500ml bottle from somewhere online, I forget, it’s been a long day. Clear golden orange pour, big white head, high carbonation keeps it there. bit too fizzy actually. Orange, apricot and cream on the nose. Light caramel sweet and good hop bitter taste. Quite rich for such a (relatively) low ABV. Sweet finish. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (2843) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
27-APR-2013, bottle @home, from Superbest. Almost clear golden with white head. Aroma is sweet caramel and fresh grape fruit. Taste is malty sweet with caramel and dried fruit but aldo quite some hoppy grape fruit and a touch of orange. Medium body and carbonation. Better than expected. A nice little pale ale like brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2633) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours dark gold with a medium head. Aroma is grapefruit and a little toffee. Taste has grapefruit and caramel to start and a bitter grapefruit finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2625) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2014
50cl bottle at Rock cafe, Tallinn. Pours pretty clear deep golden with a bubbly head. Hoppy and citrusy aroma with malt, caramel and hints of tropical fruits. Medium sweet, lots of grapefruit and a somewhat dry and quite bitter finish. Nice one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (2594) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 10, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear golden color. Small size, white head, stays. Hops, fruity, buttery notes in aroma. Hops, malty, grassy notes in flavor. Watery texture.


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