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


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 349   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (12963) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2015
Das Bier hat eine klare dunkel goldgelbe Farbe und eine übermäßig große weiße Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig hopfig, Citrus, hefig, leicht bitter. Geschmack fruchtig hopfig, Gewürze, Hefe, Citrus, etwas zu viel CO2.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (620) - MOns, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2015
Robe ambrée, reflets blonds. Nez élégant sur des notes de fruits et d’agrumes, de houblon, d’épices et une touche de caramel. Bouche tout en finesse et en élégance, du fruit, des épices, une mousse discrète et une finale fraîche et équilibrée. Une belle IPA de soif

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (2454) - NORWAY - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle at Metropolis Café, Brussels, with EG 16.02.15. Hazy orange. Diminishing white head. Orange, spices and pale malt in aroma abs taste. Well balanced. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrOrla (1380) - Odense C, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Pours gold with white head and no lacing. Aroma is light with sweet white grapes and Belgium yeast. Taste is bitter hops and bubblegum. Its decent but too much beligen malts if you ask me.. The alcohol is very easy to taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (354) - BELGIUM - JAN 3, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2015 Licht troebel amberkleurig bier met eierschalen schuimkraag. Sterk bloemig aroma met fruitige hoptoets. Mild mondgevoel, matig zoet en middelgrote bitter met citrus toets. Bitterzoete afdronk. Eerder een IPA dan een Belgian Ale... (Is precies aangepast tussen 1/3/2015 en vandaag? ;) )

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (3039) - Hirakata, JAPAN - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle. Deep peachy nose, some mild funk, light mango. Sugary fruit initial, honey, rich peach. very light bitterness. Thin body. Tasty. Rich in mid palate, fades gently.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
seynie (291) - Tienen, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2014
Orange with a soapy foam top. Smells very hoppy. Taste is bitter and sweet, with some citrus, earth, burnt caramel. Long finish, very tasteful for such low alcohol percentage, but a bit too sticky

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1509) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Cloudy medium amber color, one finger frothy off-white head, sizzles down quickly, good lacing; strong aroma of floral and grassy hops, fruity (orange, tangerine, peach), some honey, yeast, hint of basement; mild taste, moderate sweet and medium bitter, citrus notes; medium body, oily to light creamy texture, average carbonation, tingly mouthfeel, finish mild bittersweet; overall a crisp and smooth ale, very refreshing, quite nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lobs_ols (451) - LATVIA - DEC 2, 2014
Transparent amber, strong white head. Noteable continental hop aroma and some maltiness. Sweet with nice bitterness, nice body, though finishes slihtly sour and watery. Ok, but not much else.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamChandler (4047) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Usually not a fan of Belgian IPAs. this is a darker orange, 1 finger head beer served in a stubby bottle. Nose is sweet, yeast forward, bread-like and with a bit of caramel. Nice mouth feel...almost bottle conditioned. hops are sligtly faded, tree pine notes and leave a sweet crystal sugar taste afterward.

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