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Brewed by Durham
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Durham, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Very pale Maris Otter Malt and traditional English Goldings hops replicate the original pale bitter. Bitterness is robust but well rounded with a spicy peppery finish and heady alcohol esters.


allmatthew's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmatthew (12) - London, - AUG 30, 2013
500ml bottle from BeerBods. A dark tasting, earthy beer with a good malty bitterness. Surprisingly strong at 7% - does not taste like that at all.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 28, 2014
from Mondial de la Bière 2013, Mulhouse - clear bright golden beer with a fair white foam left; nice lacework; almondy and caramelish aroma; gently spicy; full-bodied, light sweetness and a fair bitterness; spicy and caramelish finish - very nice

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht goldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Citrus, Blumen. Geschmack sehr malzig, fruchtig herb, leicht nach Kräutern.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhammaren (891) - FINLAND - FEB 15, 2014
.5l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar Pours cloudy, murky yellow with hi head. Aroma is alcohol, malts, hops, liquorice. Flavor is mostly same. A bit stingy palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (1955) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2014
0,5l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar. Pours clear golden with a high head. Aroma is malts with some hops. Flavor is malts, some alcohol, some fruits and plenty of hops. Could use some more character but not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4196) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
50cl bottle from Westholme Stores, Goring. A cloudy pale amber pour with a billowing white head; muted fruity aroma; rich, buttery, fruity taste; with a dry, satisfying finish. A good blend between the modern American IPA style, and the traditional British.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (328) - POLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle Aroma-hops Appearance-pale, clear, white foam, Taste-very bitter, Palate-medium body, slick feel, lively, bitter finish Overall-interesting

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (613) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle from the Whistle Stop in Saltburn. Amber with huge white head. this is a lively little number! Subtle citrus aroma. A really nice bitter IPA with some biscuit and caramel flavour before a good long bitter finish. A lovely traditional IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (10769) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle, bought @ Bierzwerg.de. Pours clear golden with a large, staying, creamy white head. Aroma has pine, light oranges, sweet doughy malts. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good crisp malts, citrus hops, some pine, peach. Lovely lingering bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (732) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle from Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Slightly hazy, pale golden colour. Lovely, thick, tight, white head. Aroma is fresh, malty, peppery, spicy. Some citrus zest. Some grassiness. Taste is grassy dry, spicy, and bitter. Full bodied, hop oily palate. Big, long, bitter finish. Big, but somehow subtle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (11886) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Bottled 500ml @Beer Hunters
Hazy orange color, good white head. Grapefruity-fruity hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Grapefruity, some bubblegummy notes (wheat?). Ok, a good example of new wave English IPA.


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