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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Firsthand accounts describe an intense beast with a potent aroma and bite. Proof that the elusive monster exists? Or proof that brewing with five distinct varieties of hops creates an unbelievable, relentlessly hopped India Pale Ale? One taste and you’ll know, Swamp Ape is for real. Editor: if you have a black IPA in your hands, rate it under "Black Swamp Ape," not here...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2010

Growler 32fl.oz.

Clear medium orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, mango, light overriped fruit. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101122]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
32 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mango and citrusy fruity, light herbal. Flavour too is dominated by aromatic hops, light sweetness and crisp bitterness joining in. Ends dry yet with a crisp fruity impression.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34696) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
Growler. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, hops, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, and hops, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
From growler at Papsø, thanks Thomas. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops and pine needles. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops and grass with notes of pine needles. Grassy and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
Growler 96 cl. Courtesy of Plovmand. Pours a clear amber with a small and rough white head. Sweet caramel and hops in the nose. Solid body, a little low in carbonation. Sweet citrusy fruits. Dryish hoppy finish. Very decent. 221110

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23376) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2011
Growler @ Papsø. Pours a clear golden color with a small fast disappearing off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma with some hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22493) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
23rd April 2012
Very light haze on this gold beer. Little white head. Smooth softish palate, slightly syrupy. Sweet pale malt, creamy with mild caramel but it’s also slightly raw tasting. Strong piney hops with a trace of citrus. Smooth soft finish with mild bitter linger. A good beer undone by too much raw tasting pale malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21899) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 13, 2012
bottle at home ... amber ... swampy vegetable light floral nose (oddly nice)... zezty orange fruits ... juicy little musty though ... little herbal floral odd its ok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2016
Bottle in Miami. Clear amber color, medium-sized white head. Cardboard, sweet alcohol aroma in the nose. Medium-bodied, rich palate. Punch of alcohol, herbal bitterness, pine with long aftertaste. Grassy and grainy. This is quite heavy on booze.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 11, 2011
A: Pours a very clear golden orange color with a finger of white head and some sticky lacing. S: Much sweeter than expected. Most of the aroma is reminiscent of sugar and candy. Some light fruitiness, maybe some grass. Not much hop aroma, though. T: Very minimally bitter. Intensely sweet. Sugary and candy-like without much balance or depth to the flavor. No real hop flavor to this beer either. M: Medium in body with a moderate level of carbonation. O: It could be worse, but there’s really just very little going on other than the sweetness.

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