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

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RATINGS: 722   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Challenger,Saaz and Dryhopping with Amarillo Called Amarillo until 2014, changed to this new name in 2015


oppear's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oppear (105) - Tallinn, - AUG 4, 2013
Minimal top as any De Molen i’ve had, alc. not obtrusive, tastes caramel and is way too sweet for me. Wondering how much this blocks the taste.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
IOzh (61) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - FEB 7, 2016
330ml bottle (as Amarillo). Pours hazy golden with large white head. Aroma of citrus, pineapple, pines, caramel, zest, spicy. Medium body with soft carbonation. Taste is bittersweet with soft bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (1012) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 4, 2016
(330ml bottle as De Molen Amarillo @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Jan 22 2016) Pours lightly hazed bright pale orange with a big lingering white head and lace. Aroma of orange oil and flesh, light tropical fruit tones, grassy and floral hops, slightly sweet malts with a bit of caramel. Palate is rather sweet with caramel and sugar, orange flesh, some citrus peel, herbal peppery hops, a bit of graininess. Finish is lightly sweet, moderate astringent bitterness, pith and spicy hops, touches of grass, pine and grain. Medium full body, fairly soft carb. Not the brightest hopping but well integrated with the malt in a light strong ale sort of way. Easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregNC (10) - - FEB 2, 2016
Bottled 33cl. Pours a hazy amber ale with very low white head. Medium carbonation. Smells : caramel, floral hops and alcohol. Taste : roasted malts, spices, caramel. Body is between low to medium. Strong bitterness in final.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Haru13 (12) - FRANCE - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle 33Cl. Pours nice amber clear beer with rocky head. Litchi aroma. Lighty sweet. Thin texture and soft carbonation carbonation. Long and bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (4842) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 31, 2016
2/8/2009 8:01:21 AM Bier Koning. Golden body with large head. Hoppy and sweet nose. Spicy flavour, with sweets coming through. Caramel and malt. Sweet bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (6745) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2016
Many thanks to my "EU Santa 2015" MrHangover for this bottle! Sweetish intense floral. The body is sticky and fresh, sweetish with too much caramel, so that the great and floral hops are a bit in the background.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
R4N5H (525) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2016
33cl bottle, purchased at De Bierkoning, Amsterdam and consumed on 24-Jan-2016. Hazy dark orange amber colour with a thin tan coloured head. Sweet aroma of malt, pine and tropical fruit. Medium body and soft carbonation. Flavour is an overwhelming sweet syrup, light hops, grapefruit with a bittersweet finish. Alcohol not too well hidden. Just too sweet and unbalanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (1118) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2016
Medium white head, golden coloured body, fruity strawbery some cherry like smell, medium carbonation medium bitter malts caramel like taste

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (448) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2016
As 'Amarillo'. Golden amber, nice frothy head. A: medium fruity, pineapple, lime, pine note, some plastic, celery. T: more vegetables than fruits in bitterness. Starts with celery bitterness, carrot juice. Medium bodied, very light carbo. Light fruity bitterness in development, kiwi. Medium malty aftertaste, kiwi, hint of banana.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukka19 (104) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle at Vinoteka Juzanka, hazy orange color with thick white head.Aroma of malt,caramel, citrus fruits, raisins.Taste is solid malty with hints of caramel, spicy with huge hoppy kick.good


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