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RATINGS: 1404   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 105   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Previously known as Summer YuleSmith.

Tybalt's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tybalt (212) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Cloudy golden with fluffy white head. Aroma is primarily citrus and hops. Starts off with a dry floral hoppiness smooths out into some tart citrus flavors (grapefruit is what I pick out most), then back to a dry floral finish. A superb, balanced, complex IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomekk1978 (1314) - Z±bki, POLAND - OCT 22, 2016
Aromat: dominują nuty chmielowe - cytrusy, zioła i owoce tropikalne, choć mogły by być świeższe. Następnie karmel, chleb, ciastka i alkohol. Ogólnie jednak raczej słodko i przyjemnie. Strach pomyśleć, co byłoby, gdyby piwo było świeże.

Wygląd: barwa złota, klarowna z ładną biało- żółtą pianą, która jest umiarkowanej wielkości i podobnie trwała, ale ładnie zdobi szkło.

Smak: umiarkowana słodycz i wyraźne nuty słodowe, które występują tylko w piwach z USA. Trudno określić o jakie konkretnie chodzi. Chyba najbliżej im do ciastek zbożowych, ale są nie do podrobienia. Występuje spora nuta alkoholowa. Goryczka dosyć wysoka, ale nieźle zbalansowana, przez co nie zalega. Krągła pełnia, umiarkowane do wysokiego wysycenie i słodowo, alkoholowo, chmielowy finisz. Niezłe piwo, ale miałem nadzieję na więcej. Nie zmienia to jednak faktu, że piwa z tego browaru znoszą transport do Polski lepiej niż inne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (1200) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - OCT 21, 2016
It pours golden with a slightly off white head and plenty of lacing. It has stone fruit aromas that feature peach and apricot. There are apricot, peach, caramel, and floral flavors. It has a moderate feel with high bitterness and alcohol warming Overall, the flavors of peach and apricot start off sweet and turn to bitter and is long lasting through the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (786) - Kiel, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2016
Interessanterweise trank wir dieses Bier zeitgleich mit CIGAR CITYs JAI ALAI IPA und benoteten alle Bewertungskriterien identisch, mit dem Zusatz das von allem ein bisschen mehr stattfindet, was allerdings nicht zu einem besserem Abschneiden des ALESMITH Klassikers führte. Trotzdem, cooles Bier. 55DKK für 0,2l. Tap in der MIKKELLER & FRIENDS BAR Kopenhagen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiveacestx (930) - Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle - Nice deep orange pour with a medium head. Nice hop aroma and taste. Light pine and resin. Medium body and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mateuszk (2156) - Poznań, POLAND - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle. Quite clear, yellow in colour, solid head. Not much from hops, mainly malt, caramel, some biscuits. Medium sweet, soft carbonation and medium bitter and astringent finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (2135) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: clear golden blond beer with small carbonation and medium heavy white foam. Smell: fruity and resinous hops. Pine domination. Sweet pine and caramel resin. Taste: full body with caramel sweet malt very intensive hops domination with resin and pine hint. Fruity and caramel. Really good balance and very drinkable. Aftertaste: toffee and pine hoppy. Dry bitterness, really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
killroy (120) - BULGARIA - OCT 8, 2016
On tap. Hazy golden color with solid white head. Citrus aroma, some pine. In the taste, first come the citrus, then some malty/caramel touch and some alcohol. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
adasko (1921) - Poznan, POLAND - OCT 4, 2016
Sweet, fruity aroma with some herbal and flower notes and quite a big malty but yet fresh and crisp background. In taste it’s super dry. Has no malty sweetness at all. First punch is herbal, maybe even aniseed. Then has some fruity notes, but still dry, crisp. Almost perfect bitterness in the aftertaste - short, clean; fruity and leafy in the same time. It’s extremely drinkable for an imperial IPA, which is nice, but I also like some body in such a big beer. It definately is an amazing beer in overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VDuquerroux (1271) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 2, 2016
On tap, 25cL. @Angers, France. @Donald’s pub. A hazy opaque amber beer with a medium white foamy head ; medium retention ; ok lacing. Fruity resinous nose, red berries (blackberry), light caramel, bread, alcohol note. Medium sweet, medium dry bitter warming with fresh episodes ; great balance. Good body, average texture, light oily, average carbonation, fruity resinous finish. Overall, delicious gourmet ! Fruity hoppy, nice body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RhetoricalAns (851) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2016
Clear deep gold heading to copper. Medium creamy off-white head, decent lace. Big dank tropical aroma, dank aroma, little bit of citrus, finish is heavier on the grapefruit. Excellent west coast double IPA.

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