Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial IPA
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 769   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
Challenger,Saaz and Dryhopping with Amarillo Called Amarillo until 2014, changed to this new name in 2015

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WilleLW (236) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2012
Dark reddish colour. Aroma of berries, fruit and hops. Fruity smell of grape and orange. Very nice. Wonderful fruity taste with the same character as the aroma. A taste of something very specific which I canít put a name on. Fruity hops with a even bitterness throughout. Good feeling with a nice ample body. Once again very happy with De Molen

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (2729) - NORWAY - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Dark copper, massive beige head that leaves the most amazing laces. Smells powerfully of amarill hops. Citrus, zests, mango, malts and some fruity yeast esters. Quite malty flavor, heavy sweet, fruity, tropical fruits like pineapple, mango and peach. Heavy bitter finish, resins and citrus zests. Medium body, soft carbonation, light oily texture. A fruit bomb of a dipa, centred on citrus. One of the most successful amarillo beers iíve tried. Good malt base, nice hop bitterness...itís all goood actually

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (2113) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2012
POurs hazy lighter orange. Aroma is cherry, citrus and yeast. Taste is very sweet with only a faint hint of bitters. Sticky mouthfeel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2012
On tap at Monk's with Vinny. Pours tangerine orange with a thin, fuzzy white head. Aroma of grapes, Belgian yeast, sweet cherries, and some slight hoppy citrus. Medium bodied with a sort of chewy palate. Very sweet for an IPA, and tastes more like a hoppy, boozy Belgian ale. Not bad at 9.2%, but not my style of IPA for sure. This may be another case of overseas IPAs not being able to make the trip to the States whilst maintaining freshness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyCraft (5757) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2012
On draft at Monks, pours hazy gold, well carbonated, medium bodied. Aromas of grass, grapes, peach and hops. Taste resembles cherry chloraseptic spray when it drips down a numb throat. Really enjoyed that cherry medicinal quality to this brew. Other notes of spicy saaz, caramel, and tangerine. Slightly sticky in the mouth. boozed out and warming in the chest yo

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmerz (741) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle. Almost clear dark yellow with little head or lace. Very nice round aroma of ripe pineapple, some grass and a little clove. Those continue into the flavor with bit more spice, some yeast, a little resin, and a good play between sweetness and bitterness that keeps going. The body soft full and soapy. Thatís a highlight. Itís incredibly balanced for such a big beer with the alcohol very well hidden. Itís a gem. I canít imagine letting it sit for long.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3999) - NORWAY - JUL 5, 2012
Big Bomber Bottle, picked up at Vika. Enjoyed may 17th 2012 with friends Hazy dark orange colored with a creamy whitish head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, honey, taste of caramel, grapefruit, lemon, herbs, ending in a good lasting bitterness. Very good use of the amarillo hop in this one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (4112) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2016 Pours cloudy amber with a low head. Aroma is malts, grapes and hops. Flavor is malts, grapes and plenty of hops. Quite nice.(120516) Re-rate on tap @ One Pint Pub as De Molen Amarillo. Still great. Same score. Clear golden this time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (2049) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 30, 2012
UPDATED: APR 20, 2015 Color: nice blond beer with really small carbonation and medium white head. Smell: as the name Amarillo hops, great citrus and orange. Taste: melon and orange, aftertaste: bitter and sugar.
On tap @ Six Roses, Lille - FR. Color: hazy dark blond beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: very hoppy and fruity nose. Candied fruits and apricot. Taste: very strong candied fruits taste. Good finish of hops and notes of apricot. Aftertaste: medium alcohol finish. Candied fruits and sweet bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
noelM (167) - MŠlaga, Andalusia, SPAIN - JUN 28, 2012
Excelente cerveza! Buen sabor, toque de amargor considerable pero no demasiado fuerte. Muy buena.

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