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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: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 57   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled
The original cask version 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


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidm (1979) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle from my wife. Aromas of bread, hint of caramel. Taste is sweet, with light sour notes. Long flavour.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1467) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
A mid amber orange-yellow coloured beer with a frothy white head. A powerful aroma, immediately apparent on opening the bottle. Huge citrus fruit hop, grapefruit and lemon, and a touch floral. Dry mouthfeel. A mouth filling hop taste, bitter grapefruit and lemon citrus fruit elements along with a grassy, floral flavour. There is a subtle sweetness in the background that tempers the bitterness into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinfull (1114) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Cloudy amber color. Aroma is hoppy with citrus , floral and malt notes. Taste is hoppy too , with good bitterness. Very good ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pricey290483 (690) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2015
bottle from beer hawk. a really good beer nice fruity aroma going on with a good big kick of hops right away on the taste. nice bitter finish at the end makes it a good one

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (4322) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - MAR 12, 2015
Loads of modern hops, citrus, pine, grapefruit and quite grapes, mixed with a very English (not quite clean but dry) yeast. Very dry bitter body, string astringent ending. But drinkable and very much so for 7.6%! Not very balanced but I really like it. (Bottle from Saveur Bičre)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4687) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Aroma is complex fruit and a low musty character. The flavor is fruit, citrus/grapefruit, biscuit/bready malts and a tangy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OliBird (30) - WALES - OCT 15, 2013
A great IPA. Gorgeous hoppy and grapefruit aromas. Pours golden and bubbly with a lasting white head. Tastes pretty bitter but with a touch of sweetness that balances perfectly. A nice smooth palate a light bodied beer. Very drinkable!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
richc (239) - Bolton, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
Aroma is grainy with spicy, citrus and a touch of tropical fruit. Flavour adds firm hop bitterness with a touch of sweetness

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmohno (1285) - Iowa, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Goldish light copper,clear,short head,lacing. Sweet ripe-fruit aroma,with spice,tart,buttery,bready cracker,maybe slight dms. I was gonna say it has a bitter aroma,but now that I think about it that is like a ruby red grapefruit likeness.Like a sweet ripe fruit with a tart/sourness note.Almost skunky and grasssy like.Fairly complex aroma having the english with it. The buttery tones may stick out more dominatly. Really nice taste,ripe fresh fruit,nice mild sweetness with a stronger bitter/hoppiness.Mild classic dyacytal english taste,spicey floral notes,pretty spicey type bittering. Some what grassy almost skunkyness.Grassy/spicey bittering linger. Very flavorfull with good character for a 5%er.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (9532) - Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a soft white head. Smell is diacetyl, herbs, pine, grass. Flavor is interesting. It starts with a slight smokey scotch flavor, it then melds into a mineraly, dry, piney flavor. A medium bitterness and subtle smokiness lingers on the palate. Interesting flavor combo, the bitterness makes htis beer worth it. Also its organic.


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