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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: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 57   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


bpreo's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (1854) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 25, 2012
full, hoppy, and crisp. inspired by the ancient Welsh king Bleddyn, who died in 1075.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4281) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Draught @ Drink Bar, Tallinn Pours orange with a smooth head. Aroma of dry fruity hops, grass,citrus and caramel. Taste is dry, sweetish and grassy with hints of fruits and bitter hops. Finish is dry, slightly bitter and sweetish with some caramely malts. A bit unbalanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (6454) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Draught @ Drink Baar. Aroma has strong floral tones, cereal and herbs. Also rose bush (!). Flavour has strong mineral tones, floral notes, some grapefruits and biscuits. Needs more fruits.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ambro206 (215) - ITALY - MAR 26, 2015
Ottima IPA. Si presenta nel suo colore ambrato con schiuma bianca onesta. Aromi abbondanti di frutta tropicale e d estiva (ango uva, pesca). Sapore sorprendente. Il luppolo manitene il suo aroma e si amgama al caramello, allo stesso tempo dona un forte sapore rendendo la birra quasi sapida, minerale. Corpo pieno, carbonazione precisa. Una birra veramente ben riuscita.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (4017) - 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 Bière)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pricey290483 (612) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1133) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
500ml bottle, pours clear golden brown light amber with a foamy white head. Aroma is caramel malts, with grapefruit and Seville orange citrus notes, with a bitter middle and finish. Body is light, texture thin, finish is long, dry and bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (679) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle - dark golden with a crisp foamy white head. Annoyingly good retention, as I had to wait a while before getting to drink this. Aroma of grass, sweet malt, hay, peach and grapefruit. Taste of grapefruit, grass, hints of roast malt, medium bitterness on the finish. Medium body, medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3564) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2014
500ml bottle from Hippo Beers. Orange amber, reasonable head. Lemon hop aroma. Caramel hop flavour. Bitter aftertaste. IPA / bitter hybrid and a good one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (441) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours clean golden with big fluffy-creamy white head. Aroma is grassy, hoppy, malty, some citrus. Taste is heavy bitter, grassy, malty, grapefruit, some honey notes,hay. Its really bitter beer, but thats all, nothing special. If you want something bitter then its for you.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
birraiolo (233) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2014
Bottiglia da 500 ml. Color ambrato con schiuma media di color nocciola. Al naso un buon caramello con note maltate e resinose. Al palato attacca con un caramello molto accentuato che lascia spazio ad un leggero dolce maltato con un finale molto secco.


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