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Central Coast Lucky Day IPA

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Did someone say there is a hop shortage? This beer might be to blame! Lucky Day has a firm upfront bitterness, a soft mid-palate, and a resinous lingering bitterness that is sure to appease any hop lover. This beer is loaded with tropical fruit, citrusy and pungent hop flavor and then heavily dry-hopped to achieve its intoxicating aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2143) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Can from Ales by Mail. Quite an explosive opening. Light amber pour with an off-white head. Bags of citrus fruit in the aroma with notes of apricot. Citrus burst in the flavour with a splash of vanilla and peach. Lots of tingly fruit on the tongue. Pleasant bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12989) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Can 473ml (ABM)
Hazy orange color, big cloudy head, some lace. Gooseberry, melon jam in the nose. Medium-bodied. Lots of gooseberries, citrus, some sweetish tropical fruityness in the background. American hops showcase with strong malt base. Feels more like DIPA. Probably fresh from tap adds few points.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8264) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2014
Leicht trübes orangegelbes Bier mit viel leicht beigen Schaum. Geruch sehr kräftig malzig, reife Früchte, hopfig. Geschmack sehr hopfig, kräftig malzig, fruchtig, wenig bitter, süß.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7353) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2014
1 pt can. From alesbymail.co.uk.
Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Mild sweet hoppy aroma. The flavour is sweet resiny hops with strong bitterness and sweetish maltiness. Strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2130) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Golden body, white head. Aroma has lots of hops - resiny, herbal and some mellow fruits. Flavour is quite intense with caramelly bitterness and resiny hops. Finishes with some nice peachy mellowness. Quite spectre for one zip. Balanced bitterness, which turns to dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Saeglopur (434) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - SEP 6, 2014
Can from AlesByMail.co.uk. Orange to amber, moderate hazy body, with a big, creamy, white head. Very fruity aroma of citrus, orange, apricot, passion fruit, berries, resin, some pine. Taste with the same fruity aromas and a tasty malt backbone of biscuit, caramel, honey. Mouthfeel is medium, oily, with a medium carbonation and it finishes bitter, dry, with grapefruit, grass, some pine and many fruit notes again. A tasty, lighter bodied IPA with a wonderful fruitiness and a greatly balanced malt backbone. The dryness in the finish makes it even easier to drink. Excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JonMoore (1896) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Can from Bottledog, Grey’s Inn Road, London. Hazy orange with slim white head. Aroma of citrus orangey hops, resinous, marmalade, orange peel. Excellent bitter, piney, hoppy flavour. Crisp, quite dry, but also juicy, medium bodied, quite spritzy on the tongue, with a long dry bitter finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11824) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle shared during the satellite Travlr 10K tasting at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Pours clear gold with a white cream top. Vibrant and juicy aroma with notes of citrus and melon. Medium sweet flavor with more rich citrus, light bitter rind and pine. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous on the finish with more citrus, tangerine, mellow grapefruit, pine needles. Very good. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Can, shared at the satellite 10K tasting CBC Clerko thanks to Fergus, 19/08/14. Lightly hazed golden with a good sized off white head that retains. Nose is bitter orange, straw, citric peel, grapefruit vibes, light pine - great fresh smelling IPA. Taste comprises melon, light mango, orange pith, straw, pine, bitter citric rinds. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi aggressive hop bitterness in the close. Solid IPA - really enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (7376) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Can thanks to Fergus. It pours cloudy golden-amber with a thick white head. The nose is bitter-sweet, juicy, resin ous, orange marmalade and mild grass. The taste is crisp, bitter, resin, grapefruit, lemon sherbet, pine, pepper, caramel and some alcohol with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Foamy mouth-feel. Well rounded and crushable.

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