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Coniston Infinity IPA

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Brewed by Coniston
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Coniston, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottled.
Highly hopped without bound. Infinity IPA is our interpretation of the new generation of India Pale Ales.
Pale Maris Otter malts combine with healthy quantities of Mount Hood, Challenger, Golding and Amarillo hops to make for an infinitely hoppy IPA.
Refreshing, crisp and sharp with a lingering bitter finish. Infinity IPA is best enjoyed chilled and with a thirst that needs quenching.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (1948) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Cask at London Drinker festival 2014, Kings Cross, London. A straw coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, malty, tropical fruit aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, tropical fruit, slightly sweet, caramel. This went down so quickly, a very drinkable IPA from the Lake District.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1410) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Cask at The Market Porter. Pours a clear gold with a white head. Aroma has a light, biscuity malt, lemon zest, orange peel and a light musty thing. Light to medium body, mild carbonation, a touch thin. Light marmalade, lemon, wood, pine, grapefruit, a hint if caramel. Dry bitter finish. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13286) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Cask gravity at White Cliffs BF 2014. Tasty tangerine crystalline fruit. Some biscuit. Drinkable and very good

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3568) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2014
Manchester Beer Festival. A strong golden IPA with plenty of nose and a slightly soured fruit taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Everettm (81) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Light amber with a small cream head. Good layered aroma, but a little lacking in volume, notes of spicy hops, citrus peel, slight woodiness and some juicy tropical fruits. Nice fitting body, but a little under carbonated. Good initial pale malt backbone followed by hop flavour that is dominated by spicy hops and citrus fruit. Sadly the lovely flavours are a little fleeting, however the beer is rounded off by and enjoyably dry and moderately bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Graham77 (231) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle purchased in Coniston. The best IPA I have tried in a while. Spicy, fruity, dry and not too bitter. Citrus and a little pine coming through but not overpowering like some of the American IPAs. My only criticism would be that it is too easy drinking for a 6% beer, though that is probably more of a compliment than a criticism. Absolutely lovely.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mpf (2) - Saxony-Anhalt, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2013 does not count
my discovery in our holidays this year, bought some bottles direct at a shop in Coniston, very fine

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2160) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. An amber beer with spicy peppery hops, sweet fruity flavours and a very dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7991) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Cask, Derby Winter Fest 13. Golden with a bubbly foam. Aromas are apricot jam with grapefruit and lemon. Citrus rind with base biscuit malts. Woody, herbal pine and floral notes. Flavours are sweet citrus and tropical fruit with bitter, pithy grapefruit. Dry to finish. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4229) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Cask@Derby Winter Beer Festival 2013. Amber beer with a strongish head. The aroma is grassy with hops, and the flavour is well hopped with fruity and gingerness. Overall a very nice hopped beer with spice and ginger. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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