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Celt Experience Ogham Willow

overall
95
75
style
Brewed by Celt Experience
Style: Imperial IPA
Caerphilly, Wales
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg & bottle.

American Yeast, Big World Hops and Euro malt.
Willow is instrumental in spawning spiritual visions, engendering a clearer understanding of the world in which we live.
A Big beer….
A Magic craft…..
Magestic……
Yes Magestic, not just majestic
Created with percolating, infusing and dry hopping with potent US hops, but allowing balance through deep bodied British malts and cultivating a smooth citrus backbone from Eastern European hops.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1703) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle Coppers Newcastle. Huge aroma that sees lots of caramel battling with big tropical fruits. Lovely amber colour, lively on the tongue & quite a big alcoholic kick immediately noticeable, with plenty of warmth and a little burn. Quite sweet, which doesn’t detract, yet the finish has a sharp, bitter edge that brings some good balance. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1939) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle in the Buxton Micro Pub. Hazy amber with a cream head. Nice pine aroma, though not overly strong. The taste is bitter and hoppy. Notes of citrus and pine with caramel backing it up. Nice but not exceptional.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jesskozel (3) - Prescott, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
Delicious- strong, heavy full bodied flavor. With a rich Carmel color. Makes you feel like your entering into a magical portal bringing you to meet the faerie queen.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mojojohnson (4) - Prescott, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
The aroma matches the taste matches the appearance matches the taste. Great combo. Pair with a green apple to enhance your sensations.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Justin_Devine (4) - - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
Best beer I've tasted from Europe! Amazing! Perfectly balanced maltiness with suddle hops. Please import this beer to AZ!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
trilobata (11) - prescott, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Big malt and Northwest hops on the nose. Honey and malt backbone are exceptionally balanced. Awesome!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlassBrass440 (276) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 1, 2015
Pours a hazy gold with a persistent white head and good lacing. Aromas of citrus, cherry, mango, caramel, and alcohol. A little hot up front on the flavour but quickly melds into a biscuity and fruity english character reminiscent of toast with orange marmalade. Cherry flavoured medicine brings a less than pleasant mid palate but he finish rebounds with a bittersweet orange bite.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
99smithsamuel (74) - - MAR 29, 2015
330ml bottle from ales by mail. Poured golden amber colour and hazy with a creamy white head. Aroma is malty, sweet and toasty. Taste is malty, bitter dry, subtly spiced and warming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6189) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle on the train from PRAF 2013. Pours copper amber, sweet toffee and caramel, bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (881) - CROATIA - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle; pours a cloudy gold with an off white head; aroma is citrus and malt with a hint of caramel; taste is mostly bitter with citrus but has a hint of sweetness from caramel and malt; finish is dry and bitter with a hint of alcohol; very good


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