Collective São Gabriel
Brewed at Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
CapeTown, Western Cape, South Africa
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7797) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy golden brown with a large foam. Aromas are grain and wheat eith tangerine and white grape. Yeasty with floral notes and mellow pine needle. Woody with spices and traces of banana. Flavours are sweet cereal with wheat and bready yeast. Peppery with grapefruit bitterness and clean whote grape skin. Herbal with some leafiness. Dry and pithy on the palate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (1847) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is a orange-amber coloured beer with tropical fruit and toffee flavours, a creamy mouthfeel and a zesty, warming fruity finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (9623) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Bottled, 500ml from S.H Jones, Banbury. Clouded gold with white head. Sweetish, malty beer, quite lager like in character, some graininess with a light lemony note, hints of resin perhaps but no major hop impact. Thinnish but reasonable drinking. Certainly no IPA in my book, more sweet blonde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WhoU (102) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle KwaZulu-Natal. Pours hazy orange apricot peach with medium light head and carbonation. Aroma is light hop floral herb grass citrus. Taste is slight bitter. Mouthfeel is smooth and dry. Overall not bad but aroma not as pronounced aa typical for style and taste could be sharper. But accurate as the name suggests all day IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kidmartinek (3307) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Draught and Frankie’s Shenzhen in the proper Brewers & Union imperial glassware. Pours hazy apricot color. The head is white, big bubble foamy, cool and lasting. The aroma is bitter apricot, not sweet. Mellow palate. Very cold and awesome. A traditional IPA with low carbonation. Great light, fruity beginning that’s quickly overshadowed by bitterness. Aftertaste is practically non-existent save for some limestone mineral. A real treat in Shenzhen! This beer is very good and its an all dayer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (280) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
Pours a golden amber with white head. Aroma is pine, tropical fruit, citrus and some caramel. Slick mouth feel with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is dry, floral, citric, some alcohol, some green grass and lasting bitterness. Overall: enjoyable and typical ipa. Easy to drink and well brewed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7018) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle from SH Jones, Banbury, Thursday 9th January 2014 consumed Friday 10th January around Lynn & Barrys Pours hazy gold/ orange with slim white filmy head. Nice fuzzy bitterness, hoppy and with a light citrus burst. Good beer uncomplicated, decent. Enjoyed this. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow to orange colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, dusty hops. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, fruity hops. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130813]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
therambler (8) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013 does not count
A lovely little IPA well balanced not overwhelming IBU’s and a decent amount of malt while still maintaining the ability of letting the hops through. Could be more exciting, but its perfectly described as an all day IPA

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle at Craft at the Market, Johannesburg, bb 02.08.14
Cloudy orange gold color with compact head. Very mild aroma. The flavor is a bit malty and caramelly, with moderate residual sugar, correct bitterness; smooth. Not much hop character though.
Too simple, British style IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3626) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines. Lacks freshness, maybe I kept it too long. Mushy, juicy, Euro style hops. Sweet and squidy. Certainly drinkable. Like a UK Golden or a hoppy lager. Fine.

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