Brewed by Feral Brewing Co.
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Baskerville, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Recent times has seen the traditional hop growing regions of Germany endeavouring to breed flamboyant and expressive aroma and flavour hops to rival the varieties offered by the new world US, New Zealand and Australia growers. We thought it was about time to see what these new German hops were about and have sourced the high oil varieties of Polaris, Mandarina, Bavaria, Saphire and Herkules. This German IPA has come out bursting with fresh stone fruit, mandarin and grassy aromas. The flavour is choc full of spicy resinous hops, and is rounded out by a solid whack of bitterness.

shaunfield's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shaunfield (68) - adamstown, - MAY 10, 2014
Looks alright, smells alright, but the taste just isnít there. Way too hoppy for my liking and wonít be getting it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 3, 2014
Big aroma of grass, hay light fruit, rockmelon light chewy burnt toffee sweetness under a medium high bitterness. Finishes lightly sweet, bitter and balanced - interesting hop profile ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (2066) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 1, 2014
Pours amber with a fading head. Nose shows spicy, herbal and floral hops with some grassy notes followed by some sweet biscuity malt. Similar flavours, very herbal, grassy and spicy. Just a touch of malt underneath.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ngejo (380) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle. Golden, hazy, white foam, medium bitterness, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (327) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 5, 2014
330 Mil bottle from Low Buy Lilydale aroma is citrus golden in colour with white head taste is good well balanced hoppy wheat beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (994) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - AUG 25, 2014
Poured a cloudy golden colour with a two-finger white foamy head that retained very well but laced poorly. Carbonation high and coarse. Aroma with citrus/grapefruit, a hint of melon and some floral notes. Taste unusual with tarty grapefruit, spice and some sweetness. Light body. A lingering tartness on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maris (1049) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2014
From a 330ml bottle on 19/8/2014. Pours a clear very light golden with a bi bright head. Has a light passionfruit aroma. Itís a quite curious beast in the mouth, with apple and sweet and sour citrus fruit and some bready malt, but its soon overtaken by a big, very dry, chemical tasting bitterness. Has a medium body and lively carbonation. It has the makings of a good beer but the finish is just a bit harsh and disconcerting. Interesting but doesnít quite pull it off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3393) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2014
Medium head gold pour aromas tropical fruits citrus malt sweetness grass flavours caramel pine passionfruit medium strong bitter mandarin pineapple crisp tasting resin note the finish best aftertastes lasting sweetness bitter pine lovely to drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (774) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 5, 2014
From a bottle. Pours cloudy amber, mild citrus and a definite grapefruit flavour with a resin feel. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TourDeBeer (120) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - JUL 25, 2014
aromaís of passionfruit, rockmelon, resin. slight white head, a touch off clear. low sweetness, high carbonation, as it warms its going weird, canít put any name to it. grassy aromaís, it seems quite a light bodied beer. a bitter dry after taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (2597) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle. Clear pale gold with a white head. Aroma of honeydew melon, tinned peaches, mandarins, grass, pine. Sweet with loads of peach, biscuit, some grass. Dryish with a spicy menthol and quite bitter finish but the sweetness still hangs around a tad. Probably would work better in summer. Didnít do much for me but didnít hate it.

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