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

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unknown

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available

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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - November. Also available bottled.
An already full flavoured IPA, made with the very aromatic Simcoe hops is then made even bigger by using fresh ‘green’ Target hops infused into the slowly conditioning beer. Designed for those who like their hops as an extreme sport!


teorn88's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (6039) - Out of the EU, Greater London, - NOV 11, 2012
Cask at CBC, London. It pours a golden colour with a medium fluffy white head. Hoppy and citrusy aroma. Taste is hoppy with citrus notes, grapefruit. Quite bitter. Very good.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23001) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2015
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear amber. Fruity intensely spicy nose with some hay. Mid sweet with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Fruity, somewhat doughy body. Intense resinous hay-like hops. Massively bitter finish. Flavourful but rough.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baramba (811) - ITALY - NOV 18, 2015
On tap. Deep golden with white head. Malt and hoppy aroma, citru. Sweet malt flavour and strong bitter finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hirigalzkar (2808) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2015
Draught @ OT. Sharp, fresh hoppiness. Heavy herbal. Nothing much else. Pretty one dimensional.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2984) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2015
Cask at OT. Pours amber with a, for a cask ale, huge head. Sweet and smooth brew, taste of herbs and orange juice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8286) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Darker clear golden ale with a creamy head. Very strong tasting with a good tropical fruit nose, similar but less stated in taste - but remaining strong.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smithld1 (180) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2015
Big fan. Cask at pelt trader. Hoppy, resinous, citrusy, fruity. Great percentage. Ideal.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (7795) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Cask-conditioned at the Lime Kiln, Bristol 6/10/2015. Deep gold with a slight, white, head. Herbal notes, some tropical fruit, sweet malts, a grassy hop edge and lengthy, dryish, finish. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (1990) - Asturias, SPAIN - JAN 24, 2015
On tap @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo .............................................. 23/01/2015

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (2276) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 23, 2015
Caña en el lúpulo el 24-01-2015. color rubio con espuma blanca. Aromas y sabores lupulados con amargos también intensos y secos. No esta mal, bastante buena.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (3160) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 15, 2015
Keg @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo. 15-01-2015.
In short: robust IPA.
Pours clear bright golden with frothy white head. Moderate head retention, good lacing. Grassy, caramel, fruity aromas. Medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is moderate bitter, herbal, little residual sweetness. Dry aftertaste. Enjoyable.


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