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

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available (filtered but unpasteurised) in bottles.
Brewed with five different hop varieties in the copper and then dry hopped after fermentation, this pale beer is designed for those who like their hops as an extreme sport!


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ration (1970) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2013
081113. Bottle at home. Pours deep clear copper with a nice head. Aroma citrucy hops, some weeds, biscuit. Slightly sweet body. Slightly off balance but Not Bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5764) - ITALY - OCT 29, 2013
discreto ambrato buona schiuma un po grossolana discreta persistente buona nota maltata leggero fruttato citrico agrumato buon amaro attenuazione media discreta nota erbacea

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (6329) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Clear deep golden. Aroma of stale hops, a bit weedy. Sweetish and caramelly flavor with light fruitiness, stale hops and mild bitterness. Medium-bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
c0fein (232) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2013
330ml bottle @ home. Ordered from Ales By Mail. Not so fresh entirety, BBE 25.03.2014. Not extreme, more like dry country storehouse version of IPA

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zvikar (3612) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Dancing Camel Pub Florentin. Pours orsnge to yellow with a medium head, aroma of honey, malt, delicate, flavor is slightly bitter with malt, honey and grapefruit, medium body

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sebilinz (603) - Linz, AUSTRIA - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle nice amber Body with white not very long lasting white head Aroma is some hops and malts taste is bisquits aftertaste is medium bitter was expecting more

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
haukur (1344) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - OCT 11, 2013
Grass and loads of buscuits in the aroma. Taste is mildly sweet, tiny hopbite but very malty. Maybe this bottle is past it´s prime? Biscuit is the word for this. A rather tame hoppy ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mortlach (1005) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 7, 2013
07/09/2013 330ml bottle. Dorata, limpidissima, schiuma bianca abbondante, mediamente persistente. Naso stanco, note fruttate, leggermente agrumate e pinose, biscotto, caramello, non pulitissima. In bocca conferma le stesse sensazioni, non freschissima, caramello preponderante e amaro stentato. Corpo medio, carbonazione soft. Deludente per gli standard di Dark Star.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (940) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - AUG 23, 2013
BOTTLE. Head: off-white, medium, frothy, avg. retention. Colour: copper, clear. Aroma: caramel dominates the hops, citrus hops in the background, some pine. Taste: hop bitterness upfront, caramel, some neutral/saltyish notes in the middle and more hops in the zesty finish. Nice IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2013
A sweet, biscuit orientated ipa, pretty strong. Decent tasting if not amazing, mid Amber


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