Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Imperial IPA
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A step beyond a regular IPA - brewed with Citra and Cascade hops.

nulptr's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nulptr (114) - - MAR 19, 2014
keg at hanging bat. a little whisky heat in the nose? sweet berry and malt, dry finish with lingering sweetness. itís the berry flavour that makes this one stand out. really well balanced. not for everyday but wow. great stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1450) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2015
Sample at Great Grogís bottled beer festival. Aroma is caramel, citrus fruits. Taste is red fruits, berries, caramel, slightly boozy. Not good enough in this class and abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5450) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Cask @ Piccadilly Tap, Manchester. Clear golden with a thick frothy head. Quite strong but not overbearing with a tropical fruitiness still evident and some bubble gum aroma and taste too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlazerT (183) - POLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle. Amber with white, densed, medium head. Good lasting, medium lacing. Aroma is malty - caramel, pale malts, medium hoppiness - floral, grassy. Taste is moderatly bitter, mainly fruity hops with hints of citrus flavours. Medium bdoy, oily testure, medium carbonation, long and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2329) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2015
750ml swing top bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Clear, dark, orangey gold. Thick, fairly dense, sticky, lasting, off white head. Good looker. Sweet orange hop. Raspberry. Ripe peach. All quite sweet, and luscious. Bit of pine resin in the background. Taste is rich sweet, with a nettle type bitterness creeping in, and lingering. Slick, oily rich palate. Carbonation to match. Finishes quite short bitter. Good stuff, although the slick palate and short finish donít quite match the aroma and taste. Still very enjoyable, mind.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (20662) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2015
Bottled. Hazy amber, small head. Rich sweaty grapefruit aroma. Mid sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Grapefruit, lychee and resin, some caramel. Really bitter piney finish. While Fyne Ales traditionaal beers are world class, this is more... meh. But then double IPAīs are often just that,,,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
renffisch (868) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Pint at the Euston Tap. Clear deep amber colour. Minimal head. Lovely citric nose. Wonderful mouthwatering palate. Strong hops in flavour, full of fresh cut grass, grapefruit and gooseberry. Awesome

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
[6574-20140808] Bottle. Apricot and poopy wheat aroma. Slightly hazy, orange body with a quick foamy off-white head. Bitter grains and old orange peel flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7+/4/14) 3.5
(w/ blankboy, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jercraigs)
Overheard: "Should I pull your thing?" "Only pull on it if itís cold." -- beer in the fridge

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5801) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours light orange, nose is floral, pine, taste is juicy citrus and pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (666) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 3, 2014
At Eurhop festival in Rome-ITALY. Pours dark golden hazy, consistent white head. Nose: cascade hops, mild grassy notes. Mouth: fresh feel, veggies, after rain field grass. Nice refreshing IPA. A bit of amber malts feel although the end is definitely dry and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8320) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
2014-08-08. Hazy dark orange body with a small off white head. 3+ Aroma is fruity, tropical fruit notes, leafy green touches, melon rind undertones. 7+ Flavour is fruity, sweet tangerine flavour and tropical fruit undertones. 7+ Average plus bodied palate has soft to low carbonation. Pretty nice overall, the alcohol is very restrained, hops are not entirely to my taste but itís pretty decent. Bottle from Appellation Wines, Edinburgh

Overheard: "Paul, should I pull your thing? Wait... Let me rephrase that."

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