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The Diamond Knot India Pale Ale, or IPA for short, is a copper colored, medium bodied ale. It is brewed in the traditional methods of IPA production with "true to style" ingredients.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (37073) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TFODRBSG11.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, toasted, caramel, light heavy hoppy, citrus, oxidide, orange - citrus, light grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110820]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2011
22 fl oz bottle. Pours almost fully clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild pine and grapefruity hoppy. Light peachy note in the initial flavour followed by a more dominant grapefruity to piney hops. Bitter and light toasted malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2011
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of hops, citrus fruits, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, malt, straw, and citrusfruits, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2011
Bottle 65 cl. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Sweet buttery nose, malty with a citrusy hop note. Medium body, fairly sweet fruit and malt with a perfumy hoppiness. Ends dry but not overly hoppy. Luckily the diacetyl seemed an aroma thing only. 230711

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (22015) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2011
Bottle at Ølbutikken. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, coffee, toffee, hops and grass. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops, grass and coffee. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (20332) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2006
Draught at the brewpub. Hazy pale amber. Vast lychee/grapefruit aroma. Dryish with gently soft mouthfeel. Plenty of juicy hops dominate until the massively bitter finih sets in. Despite the hops it’s very drinkable. A world class IPA! I’m hard pressed to remember any IPA I liked this much!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2008
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a malty hoppy bitter finish with a bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16567) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
12th September 2011
Light haze on this amber beer, tidy white head. Light crisp palate. A little caramel in the malt which is a decent backbone for the hops. Pine, grass and citrus. A little minerals. Finishes neutral and with mild bitterness. Very agreeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15436) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 10, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2012
2012-08-05, bottle, 7-4-7-4-14=36
Hazy light amber color. The aroma is unexpected, as it shows a clear manure character, followed by some dusty cereals and straws, then very light passion fruit; peculiar but interesting. Lean mouthfeel, quite dry, with a good cereals flavor, straws, some dry resins from the hop, light piney feeling, strong bitterness.
A mutant beer, always good though.

2012-07-26, draught at the brewpub, 8-4-7-4-16=39
Amber color, with small head (big German mug). Mild but balanced aroma of malt and hop, some of the qualities come out slowly, delicate fruits and some piney resins; more delicate than powerful. Nice toffee flavor with some caramel, lean and clean, with very good hopping, providing correct bitterness and mild fruity notes.
Notable for its perfect balance.

2010-07-03, bottle courtesy of Oakes, 7-4-7-4-14=36
Cloudy light amber color, small head. The aroma is hoppy, mildly fruity; but also grassy, and with an impression of wood and smoke. Dry mouthfeel; caramel and toffee flavor, a bit dusty; strong bitterness, resiny and creamy, but not enough fruity. Creamy toffeish final, long. Pleasant but not impressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14629) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle, 22oz. It pours a more or less clear body, golden in color and with a small, off-white head. Wow, a lovely hoppy aroma greets me welcome, pine cones, lemon, tropical fruit notes and then malty sugars. The flavor is a bit dull, at least compared to the aroma, but it’s still the delicious blend of hoppyness, with sugary maltyness. A bit flat, full-bodied and dry. Lasting bitterness in the end. A really delicious aroma in this one, a pity the flavor isn’t at the same level, that would make it a world class beer in my book. 110820

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