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


on tap

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALLOVATE (2911) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 18, 2016
Cool, and into a pint tulip. Hazy, pastel amber gold with a loose and fluffy white crown that lasts the length. Herbaceous, almost vinous nose. Rough, floral, herbal with underlying hints of honey, plum and toasted malt. This one would last the seas; bitter and raw with a whole garden of mixed floral notes. Assertively bitter, rough and lasting on the palate. Medium to light body with moderate carbonation. Mild hints of honey and diacetyl balance the weighty greenery of the hops. Like nanna’s garden has been foraged and deemed edible.I think this one is green as in one for storing, Right now, I just loved the rawness of those English hops. Goldings in there purest. A bitter ale but it drinks well. Had me hooked. IPA back in the day!!! (50cL, BBE 07/17, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (1002) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2016
Underwhelmed with this one golden lasting head big bozzy hit sime medicinal notes no big flavours coming through ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle from the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber with a frothy white head and the smallest touch of carbonation. The nose is full of unexpected and interesting medicinal, herbal and clove character. The taste opens very bitter and stays that way into a long finish but there are some slightly sweeter wheat beer type flavours present too. On the whole it’s overly dry for my liking - verging on astringent - while its flavours fail to mask its overt, boozy strength. Expected better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2614) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark orange colour with small fluffy white head, light malt aroma with some fruit, the taste is bitter and hoppy with a dry fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (4720) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Draft at Samo Pivo, Belgrade. Slightly hazed orange, very creamy head. Full, orange citrus hop aroma. Sweet, rich, alc-full body. Tasty beer, good unusual big hop flavor, but lots of alc sweetness. A touch of vanilla, some good bittering. Solid enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (645) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2015
Pours hazy, golden. Large foamy white head. Not a ton or aroma at the start, mainly just some grassy notes. Medium/heavy body. Vegetal flavors; bitter, dry finish. I don’t find the finish all that spicy, contra the deScription.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dutchbeerpages (2291) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2015
Not sure if there is something wrong with this one or if I just do not like this beer. The peppery finish is there, but it also has some wryness in it that isn’t great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fletchfighters (1410) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 10, 2015
500 ML bottle Clear straw in the glass, white head. Good lacing and body to the head. Nose is lemon, orange and grapefruit. Subtle but noticeable. Taste is more assertive. Orange, grapefruit, pine and lemon. Touches of biscuit. Dry and clean, without the resin. Easy to drink for the 7% and not a hop monster either. Solid English IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (2480) - Belgrade, SERBIA - OCT 25, 2015
Draft sample at the Great British Weekend New Edition 2015 Belgrade Serbia.12.09.2015.Pour it clear golden color with small white head.Aroma orange zest.Taste orange, lemony, blond yeasty feel, zest bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
29.5.2014. Taste is a bit grapefruity, piny, combined with some elements of british bitter. Quite nice.

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