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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 728   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bittering hops Galena; as latehops Chinook, Cascade, Simcoe and Amarillo; Dryhopping with Cascade; 42.6 EBU; OG 1058; FG 1012; 22.2 EBC


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
R_Pothuizen (25) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2012
Color orange/amber, A big head when put the beer in the glass but slightly its drops in. Aroma is a domination of citrus or orange peel, sweetness and spicy The basic taste (scale from 1 to 5) sweet: 2, sour: 1, Bitter: 1, the after taste: sweet: 0, sour: 1, bitter: 3 Dry in the finish with a light sour. Body: (scale of 1/5) 3 Label: The beername is in Dutch, but the rest of the information is in English

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4891) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 29, 2012
750ml corked bottle pours a hazy golden orange color with a massive white head that leaves some nice spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrusy hops with some earthy notes. Taste is dominated by citrus and earthy hop bitterness with some malty sweetness underneath. Medium bodied with abundant carbonation. This is quite a nice india pale ale that was worthy of sampling.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rhialistic (156) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2012
33 cl bottle thanks to Nisse666! Sampled on March 8, 2012 Cloudy, pale orange color with small white head. Very fruity nose with apricot, orange zest, and a little pine. Taste of dried tropical fruit, agave, floral hops. Dry lingering bitter finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (5162) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle thx BOTGL cons 2012-03-08 Göteborg Ar: apricote marmelade, sweetness, grape fruit, pine cones, fresh mango Ap: copper colored body, dirty white frothy head F: nice wee fruity flavor not that bitter as the aroma, apricot juice, mangos, pineapple,pine cone, grape.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hirigalzkar (2569) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle @ Ekstedts. Notes of citrus, vanilla and gooseberries. Crisp, refreshing and pilsner-like bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoferman (7) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2012 does not count
Serieus clouds on top. Good on cirus tones. Refreshing after taste. I want another one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighWine (955) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle #1951 to tulip. Unbelievable 5 finger head that is dense at the bottom and foamy with large bubbles on the top. It dissipates at about the rate of two fingers per minute. After a couple of minutes the head aerated and looks like off white pork rinds stuffed into the glass on top of the cloudy, brushed copper elixir. It’s hard to get a sense of the aroma through such a thick head. I’m getting brewed iced tea, watermelon rind, and quomquat, and pinot grigio. Interesting flavor is a bouquet of hops up front. I imagine that this bottle has been on the shelf for a while because th flavors seem a little muted. Even still I can taste the care that was made to add numerous complementary hop varieties to this beer. After that is a thin malt body followed by a moderate Earthy hop bitterness that reminds of dry fill dirt. Palate is moderate. The bottle says this will age for 5 years but I’m guessing it would be best fresh. That said, there are some De Moelen beers want to hold onto and age after several years.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omegamike (152) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2012
Keg. Cloudy blonde body, thick white head, very light and fluffy. Aroma is a faint waft of yeasty malt, with a slight suggestion of peach and apples. Flavours of sweety candy, pears, some peach, smooth progression into a sour but pleasing bitter finish. The mouthfeel is big, creamy, and lovely.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jonnyhawkings (1) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2012 does not count
Wowzer! What a great beer this was. Drank at Birmingham Post Office vaults last weekend, and I highly recommend you go out and try this one. I got a strong passion fruit/exotic fruit aroma, with a delicate malty background. This one’s all about the american hops and the explosive exotic fruits and citrus fruit taste was amazing. No big harsh hop bitterness either, which I find can often detract from the overall taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (3306) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2012
Bottle. Clear amber colour with a dense white head on top. Grassy aroma and pinewood present. Also some good amount of citrus hops detected. Flavour is full, fresh and citrussy, like grapefruit. Good hop presence again in the flavour, making it bitter. Good IPA.


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