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


on tap


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
The exotic partnership between Belgian yeast and US hops. This is our tribute to the great Chouffe Brewery.

ladnewton's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1811) - London, Greater London, - NOV 4, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell on 13th October 2012. Hazy amber with white lacing foam. Sweetish fruity and cheesy aroma. Tangy citrus in-mouth, with some delicate spice. Fruity creamy finish with citrus hop. Zingy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (10874) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is yeasty, citrus, taste is similar, caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bax (1311) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2014
(bottle 29/10-2014) medium white head, clear orange color, American hoppy aroma, long hoppy taste, good bitterness. BB date 10 Jun 14.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle, Beer Moth, Manchester. Orangey gold pour with a small white head. Fragrant resinous hop snout with some citrus and yeast notes Hop driven flavour with notes of earth, yeast and fruits in tandem with a solid malt spine. Robust bitter finish. Enjoyable stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2955) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle. Sweet biscuity maltbase. Fruity esters from the yeast. Citrusy hops. Notes of apricots, toffee, green apples and a touch of white pepper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thmsboyd (193) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle dated 10.06.14. Ripe fruit aromas. Bright golden appearance with a pillowy and reasonably maintained head. Well balanced medium bitterness and a little sourness to taste. Lasting honey sweetness. Fairly full, chewy texture with moderately high carbonation. Overall a highly drinkable 7.2 % but lacking a little complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
Bottled 04/04/14. A dark gold coloured beer with an off-white head. Nice floral Belgian yeasty notes in the nose with citrussy hopping. Big hops in the mouth. Lots of fruity flavours. Peaches and tangerines. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle. Bought Feb 2014; BB date June 2014; Drank Feb 2014. Orangey Gold in colour. Clear. Average off-white head. Decent lacing. Very Yeasty. Quite Spicy. Fruity; oranges citrus, some grapefruit, hint of lemon. Hoppy; grassy hops. Malty; sweet malts, some caramel. Slightly syrupy. Reasonable balance between the yeast and the hops. Initially sweetish yeasty fruity hoppy; but becomes increasingly bitter and dry towards the finish. Liked this. Nice English "Belgian-style IPA"!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (9533) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle at home from the Battersea Beer Fest. Aroma is light belgian phenols, lemony, earthy hop, mineral and some biscuity malt. Crystal clear orange, light amber with a loose lasting white head. Flavour is rich honey, nutty malt, piney earthy hop, touch of lemon. Palate is semi cweet crystaline sugar, Medium full body. Medium low carbonation. Assertive earthy citus hop bitterness. As belgo IPAs go this is pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3710) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
Aroma: grassy, floral hops, hints of caramel malt, maybe some yeast. Appearance: dark clear brown, small head, yet initially almost exploded. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: medium carbonation, light bitters coming up, taste of hops, citrus, floral ones. Overall: not bad IPA, yet missing some complexity in both, aroma and palate. Bottle from Hogs Back Brewery, Tongham.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonMoore (2066) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle - hazy copper colour with frothy white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, citrus hops, some candy. Nice bitter taste with a long and big bitter finish. Quite a lot going on, sweet between the bitter peaks. Medium bodied, nice mouthfeel. Softly carbonated. Very good.

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