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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 187   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (14006) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Bottle at home in London - sourced from Ales by Mail. Pours clear gold, effervescent, with a big, frothy white head. The nose holds lightly floral hops, some pithy citrus, grass. Light to medium sweet flavor with pronounced grassy bitterness, some grain, hay, grapefruit, lemon rind. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Finishes with nice rindy citrus bitterness, dry pale malts, strong grassy and lightly earthy bitterness. Pretty nice overall, perhaps just a touch too bitter, though.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBlueSky93 (500) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle from Beer52. Pours light orange, slightly cloudy, large 2 finger off white head...Aroma of orange...Taste of initial orange, then some yeast, fair bit of orange, metallic, tart finish from the Nelson Sauvin...Not bad at all.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (2321) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015

Lukt: Citrus og en anelse karamell.
Utseende: Dunkel gulbrun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende skum.
Smak: Citrus og en kraftig fyldig karamell avslutning.
Hvor: Kjpt/Nydt@The Great Beer Bar, Petaling Jaya
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@5,6%, Nr@12.06.2015

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9302) - Bochum, Porř, GERMANY - APR 18, 2011
Bottle: Solid hoppy and fruity (peaches?) nose, light caramelly-grainy background; deep golden coloured, hazy, stable lacy white head; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied, soft; fruits and caramel in the lingering hoppy finish. Very nice.....

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11786) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of citrus and peach hops, with a touch of caramel. Sweet caramel and citrus flavour

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3227) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandman (2417) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2011
Dark copper body, white head. Aroma is nice malty cookies with resiny hops. Flavour hops and really nice cookie touch.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7630) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2011
Bottle @ Home. Pours deep golden with a white head. Aroma of bready malt, caramel, citrussly hops. Taste is malt, bread, caramel, grapefruit and citrussly hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Pretty good. 120911

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (2003) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 15, 2011
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK. Clear pale gold, honey aroma with floral spices. Sweet, slightly oily texture, with a long building hoppiness on the finish. Quite good from the bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapez (1537) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2011
Bottle. Aroma of fruits, bread and hops. Unclear yellow colour with white head. Grapefruit and orange in the flavour which is dominated by the hops althoug it allows room for a breadlike taste from the malts.


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