Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial IPA
Kamperland, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
Batch 06.14 A is brewed with HBC 342 Batch 09.14 A is brewed with HBC 436 Batch 09.14 B is brewed with Galaxy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (9773) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle. Golden orange brown with an off white foam. Aromas are toffee with green leafiness and pine. Light grapefruit with hints of mint and peppery alcohol. White grape with bready yeast. Flavours are sweet toffee with toasted malts and pithy, bitter grapefruit and green pine. Herbal and yeasty with nutty alcohol and mixed spices. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (11505) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tempo. Thanks Tom L. Hazy deep golden with a white head. Aroma of fruity hops, yeast and some honey-ish malt. Sweet malt flavor, a bit candy-ish and honey-ish, a bit alcoholic, with yeast, some hops and some bitterness. Medium-bodied. Kinda OK but too sweet and not hoppy enough.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hansvf (679) - - NOV 12, 2013
Ruikt heerlijk IPA. Mooi troebel en goed schuim. Smaakt ook erg goed. Bitter en fruitig.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchMark (353) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2013
I had the 06.14 A batch. Emelisse always delivers good quality brews. Looks, carbobation and texture all flawless. Taste has few surprises but is very well balanced. Initial flowery fruits then long dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SNL (616) - - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle, Batch B. Very hazy dark amber. Frothy light brown head. Roasted malty nose. Taste is medium bitter and malty, with a slight taste of alcohol. Long bitter finish, with soft carbonation. Okay beer, but not as expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (3618) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2013
Markings are a bit inbetween numbers, so not really sure which hop this is, might be Amarillo. Cloudy pale amber. Grapefruit, orange marmelade, caramel, toast, a hint of chocolate even. Slightly sweet, with an intense bitterness. This really has a lot of hops. Body is medium to full, slightly sticky and creamy. I feel like others I’ve had were slightly lighter on the hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shaney (2423) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2013
Milchig-trübes Bernstein mit sehr vielen Schwebeteilchen bzw. -brocken; sieht fies aus. Grapefruitiges Hopfenaroma mit viel Kandissüße unterlegt. Ist mir insgesamt etwas zu süß geraten, aber der herb-bittere Abgang versöhnt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle:   Amberish, a little fiery, moderate sudsy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Powdery candyish like hopped up aroma.   Smells Danish.   Semi-sweet and dry powdery sweetness up front, muted hops, with a little pixie stix on the backside.   While not Danish, Netherlands seems close enough.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Not a real bright example, a bit candied and candyish at times with its pixie stix like powdery sweetness, its decent.   These type always come across as a homebrew example of a Double IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aaron68 (608) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
330 ml bottle @ home.October 23, 2013 Beer bought @ "Vinmonopolet Vika",Oslo. Beer enjoyed from a tulip glass. Copper/amber in color with a white head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy, but also malt,floral and some pine. Quite fruity and hoppy in taste and well hidden ABV. Nice bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (2719) - NORWAY - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Deep copper red, big beige head. Smells of dust, honey, malts, wood, some resins and dark fruits. Heavy heavy sweet, dark fruits, a bit of parfume, sweet tones and wood. Heavy bitter, tons of resins. A nice dipa

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