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Eight Degrees Hurricane IPA

Formerly brewed at Eight Degrees Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Mitchelstown, Ireland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
keg and bottle, special
IPA brewed with Pacific Northwest hops;

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4918) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 25, 2013
Keg at bull and castle.
Hazy mid amber, lacing offwhite head. Mango and passion fruit aroma. Initial sweaty feet then copious mango and Papua ending up fairly sweet but finishing with plenty of drying mango pith. Gentler carbonation than cyclone. Certainly more hop driven.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2015
Large off white head deep amber pour has aromas of caramel pine citrus the flavours grapefruit strong bitter pine crisp notes resin passionfruit rich caramel good IPA tastes the finish all the flavours are there for a classic ale of the kind best tastes malt bitter pine finish good IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (3788) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2015
Draft @ Beer temple. Golden pour. Aroma of citrus, some pine and hop. Fresh taste of grassy hops, citrus and passion fruit. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (3405) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. Clear dark amber with no real head. Aroma is light fruit. Flavour is bready malt, passion fruit and almost a roast hop. Long fruity bitter finish. No real hint of alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2889) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 27, 2013
Keg at Farringtons. Appearance: orange red with an off white head, some slight haziness. Aroma: Intense ’juicy’ mango and pineapple, a little catty too, ever so tropical fruity, it’s making my mouth water. Flavour: Wonderful mango juice, pine and citrus burst! Very well balanced sweetness with a good malt backbone to it. Lots of bitterness, alcohol well hidden. A super flavourful brew. In agree with Alex, the best Irish IPA ever made. Cracking stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2723) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - APR 8, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2014 Bottle from Dicey Reillys, Ballyshannon [090414] BBE 30/03/14
Dark orange, bit hazy, bubbly white head, touch of lacing
Aroma - Very fruity, sweet tropical fruits, tangerines, sweet fruity malts, surprised it’s this fruity despite being just out of date
Taste as aroma, sweet fruits, tangerine, tropical fruits, some soft bitter orange, dab of grapefruit, some mellow zesty hop, sweet fruity malts, really good fruity IPA, hardly getting much alcohol
Palate - soft carb, medium body, oily, fairly sweet palate, some bitter zest in the background. Finish - some more bitter orange zest come out
Overall - A really well made IPA...this is really good considering its out of date! Must try this when fresh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lunkie (1751) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 20, 2015
Hop herbal spice hop aroma. Murky brown colour poor head and lacing. Hop grapefruit malt spice flavour. Smooth lingering palate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
elbernays (1162) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 23, 2013
Pours cloudy amber, wispy head, nice lacing. Big fruity nose orange, mango, peach, Pines with some spice. Lovely aroma. Flavour is fruity bread. Body is Medium, but is a little bit of watery finish. This just let?s it down a bit in my book. The abv is managed really well and it?s good to see a good strength in an Irish beer. Bitterness is lasting on finish without being abrasive. This is a really good clean crisp ale. Exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJoer (1159) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2016
Medium white head, clear copper coloured body, fruity some acid peach hoppy smell, medium carbonation medium to high bitter a bit acid pine peach hoppy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 30, 2013
330ml bottle. Clear, amber tinted gold, thin white head, doesnt last. This one is a hop bomb in aroma, pine, spruce, resin, grapefruit, zest, floral notes, hints of the malt backbone, a little bread. Flavour follows the nose, resiny hops, grapefruit, fruit and lemon notes. Soft carbonation, decent body to it. Finish is long, lush, fruity, hoppy goodness, with a biscuit malt backbone. This is really, really good.

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