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Death Between The Tanks

Brewed by The Little Brewing Company
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 113   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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A Double IPA weighing in at 113 IBU (a measure of bitterness, with the human palate supposedly unable to distinguish anything too much higher than 100).
It’s packed with a tonne of new world hops – Citra, Cascade, Galaxy, Chinook, Simcoe and Motueka – and delivers the sort of tropical fruit explosion that such a hopstravaganza would suggest!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (303) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2015
330ml bottle from Barny’s. Cloudy orange with small head that very quickly recedes to a film. Nose is full of tropical fruits, particularly mango, papaya/paw paw and passionfruit. Taste has similar flavours plus grapefruit and tangerine and is sweet to begin with but transitions to a nice crisp hop bitterness. Booze is quite noticeable. Medium body helps the sweetness avoid becoming too cloying, as can be the case with some DIPAs. Pretty good effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShaneJ (609) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle from Plonk (May 2014). Slightly hazy mid-amber, minimal off-white head, massive fruity aroma, peach, pineapple, apricot, passionfruit, quite sweet but piney/citrusy hops dominate the sweetness, medium body, slick texture, sticky, resiney bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redknob (34) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2014
Fruity, hoppy, yet unremarkable. Sweetness seems to hide the bitterness and ends up tasting like Juicy Fruit gum.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bmeup (537) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2014
Big time hop bomb that actually works and is very drinkable. Tropical fruit bowl if you like, i do!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (991) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
BB 01Apr2015. Poured a clouded amber colour with a few millimetres of off-white foamy head that diminished quickly and laced poorly. Carbonation high and coarse. Aroma dominated by sweet floral and citrus hops - nice. Taste quite sweet followed by moderate level of hops bitterness; alcohol well hidden. Light body. Sweet and bitter finish. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ComradeK (1058) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy medium amber, with a moderate off-white head, which lasts fairly well and leaves reasonable lacing. Resin, grapefruit and tropical hops mix with a little caramel malt in the aroma. Strong resin and kiwifruit hops up front give way to a reasonably weighty caramel malt body, with grapefruit and mild melon hops in the finish. A pretty decent Australian DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stoutnick (637) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2014
Light golden lemon colour. Aroma is hops and mild fruit. Taste is big lemon citrus bitterness. Lingering bite. Nice double IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3822) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2014
On tap at Archive Beer Boutique 020314. Powerful hop flavour fills the mouth with resinous citrus and floral hops. Looks great and tastes great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sevenlee (1432) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours a hazy amber colour with a frothy off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, citrus, pine, floral notes and plenty of hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a big bitter finish. I was quite impressed by this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StevieT (767) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2014
Draught at Archive. Fruity aroma, cloudy amber in colour, smooth with hints of passionfruit in the taste.

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