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Emelisse Double IPA 7,9 %

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Kamperland, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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A Double IPA brewed with pale ale & caramel malt. Hops are Chinook - Amarillo en Cascade. US yeast.

MXD's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MXD (304) - Gatineau/St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, - MAR 2, 2012
Bottle from l’Autre Oeil. Pours amber, somewhat hazy. Weird pour -- it was supposed to form basically no head, but it wasn’t the case, and I ended up with a think creme head. Carbonation seemed weird as well -- really tiny, sticking to the side of the glass. Anyways... Aroma is completely off for the style : while there was some caramel coming from the malts, the dominant aroma was really in the peaches/aroma territory, with no citrus at all and some hints of resin and tea. Closer to Lambic’s territory -- it WAS good, just completely off. Taste is much more in the DIPA territory -- subdued caramel and non-metallic honey notes with the hops taking a good part of the taste. Finale is dry, but without being abrupt, and quite long. Really long. A bit lacking in hop kick, but a pretty serviceable DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjik83 (756) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3881) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle from Craft Wine Store 191114. Deep honey amber colour with a slight head and a powerful aroma of mostly hops. Full in the mouth, this beer delivers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (1184) - oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 16, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en el lúpulo en febrero de 2013. lote a hasta 06-2013. Etiquetada como dipa. Lote A hasta 06-2013. Doble ipa que podía ser un poco mas doble.... se quedan un poco flojos sus 7.9 vol y sus 65 ibus. Cuerpo medio fácil de beber ligero y refinado. Buena. Para repetir.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6289) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
7.5%. Hmmm... Anyway, lighter on the hops and heavier on the malt than I’d prefer, but there’s a nice interplay between the fruity hops and semi sweet malt. Many iipas I like better, but this was nice. Thanks Thomas."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2917) - FINLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle@bd. Orange hazy. Oranges, tangerenes, some pines and caramels. Nice bitter sturdy body. Bready malty, and super hoppy. Citrus and all. Nice one.

-- bb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (14209) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle, from notes. Hazy golden color, medium white head. Very fruity aroma. Taste is nicely balanced bittersweet summer fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moolesen (271) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Brown/red with a small offwhite head. Aroma of fresh hops. Nice rich taste. Full bodied a a very pleasant bitter finish. Really nice beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1622) - FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep amber color with a medium thin yellowish head. Aroma of caramel and almond. Sweet and medium bitter taste. Bitter finish. Medium body.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
miquelcrush (1603) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 23, 2014
Cervesa que només te caracter de doble per la graduació, mal equilibrada. Cerveza que solo tiene carácter de doble por la graduación, mal equilibrada.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ragnampiza (558) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - MAY 9, 2014
330 ml bottle from BG Birra, served in a nonic half pint glass. Typical sunrise orange, slightly hazy, with a a nice, creamy, forever lasting white head. Great lacing. Not the cleanest aroma, a hint of dust and yeast, obviously together with a nice bouquet of citrus, tropical fruits, a hint of pine resin and caramel malts. Quite harsh upfront, not because of the bitterness, which is actually kinda moderate, but because of a boozy and warming sensation. Light astringency, solid malt backbone (more biscuit than caramel), slightly sticky, pleasent fruity aftertaste. Average carbonation, medium body, slightly creamy texture. I had 10+% beers where the alchool was more hidden, so that’s probably the biggest fault in this beer, imho. So so.

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