Brewed by Contreras
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Gavere, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
During the British Colonial Times, the English exported beer to India. To preserve the beer for a longer period, extra-hopped beers were produced (hops maintain natural preservation and add bitterness to the beer).

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamTheBarrel (770) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2015
750ml brown bottle poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Appearance is cloudy amber with a medium sized foamy off-white head that when reduced, left a little lacing. Aroma of mango, grapefruit, pineapple and orange peels. Flavours of mango, orange peels, grapefruit, lemon zest, caramel and wheat bread. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium bodied, smooth texture and average carbonation. Contreras Valeir Extra is a great IPA, good balance between malts and hop flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (1838) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Tap at Hoppy Loft, 17th June 15. Pours light straw coloured, medium carbonation, some hops, light and easy drinking straight forward IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3836) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Pours clear amber with low white head. Aroma of citrus, wheat, light fruit and pine. Taste is smooth citrus and peach sweet with light bitter finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vjohans (671) - SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle 75cl caramel, cereal, citrus, grass, pale, golden, hazy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter, more of an british IPA than an american ipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gaultier (1416) - SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2015
@ Agards väg 14/6-15. Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity and malty with hoppy notes, also light spicy and yeasty. Body is medium, the finish is dry and fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2587) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2015
@ Havregatan 150613. Bottle (750 ml) from Systembolaget. Fruity and malty with light hoppy and light spicy notes, medium sweet with light yeasty notes, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, bitter and fruity with light spicy notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3771) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average to large and mostly lasting head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel with light tropical - floral fruitiness, light citrus hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel and faint fruitiness, light citrus/herbal hoppyness, light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and dryish lightly sweetish, light caramel and faint fruitiness, light - some citrus/herbal hoppyness, light - some alcohol. Bit "boozy" strong ale with sharp bitterness. Not really an IPA. Nice head though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaris (236) - LATVIA - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at Delirium Village. Dark golden colour, thick cap. Aroma and taste rather weak and general, like a weak Ipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (1457) - LATVIA - JUN 7, 2015
Light amber with medium white head. Medium bitter with citrusy fruity notes, some waterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1777) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2015
Ambar amarillenta, turbia. Aspecto de tripel con espuma efervescente blanca poco duradera. Bastante aromática, frutal. Melocoton. Lo mantiene en boca. Frutal y cremosa al principio. Con una base malteada muy agradable pero bien lupulada. Evolución hacia final carbonico, con aire de cava, seco y bastante amargo, aunque manteniéndo el recuerdo frutal, de melocoton. Bastante buena, especie de tripel afrutada.

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