Brewed by Galway Bay Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Galway, Ireland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (9156) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Sample at Oslo in Galway. Hazy dark golden color with a medium thin off-white head that recedes quickly. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops and malt. Light body with flavors of toasted malt and mildly bitter hops. The finish is lightly bitter with a short herbal hops aftertaste. Barely average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (8670) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 28, 2015
On tap at The Black Sheep, pours a clear golden with a medium white head. Nose brings out piney hops upfront and just enough biscuity malt. Flavour is dry and balanced, with piney hops, dry bready and biscuity malt, and dry hops. Dry, floral and piney. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mixer006 (24) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 27, 2015
Pours a hazy golden colour with a citrus aroma. It is quite bitter up front with a dry finish. Fairly solid ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1457) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
27.1.2015. Malty, fruity aroma, peach. Taste is refreshing bitter, fruity. Fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ambro206 (268) - ITALY - MAR 23, 2015
Birra ambrata, schiuma bianca. Aroma floreale e di frutta estiva. Luppolo in evidenza ma piacevole. Carbonazione adeguata. Leggera astringenza nel finale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kathouse (1213) - Nevada, USA - FEB 17, 2015
The thing I noticed most about this beer was that it has a nutty taste. The hops are piney and somewhat herbal. There’s a good citrus nose. But I think there’s a hazelnut flavor beneath all the hop layers. It’s not bad, just a little distracting for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Keg at Against The Grain, Dublin. It pours a clean amber color with a small white head. Aroma is big fresh citric and piny hops, with notes of grapefruit skin, tangerine pine cones, caramel and grass. Taste is medium hoppy and citric, piny, crispy, with notes of grapefruit, pine cones, citrus peel and caramel. Light dank flavours with a leafy finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very good IPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
batneil (438) - - JAN 10, 2015
Fizzy and hoppy, like an IPA should be. On tap at the Brew Dock in Dublin. A scent of citrus too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bambam57 (3) - FRANCE - NOV 17, 2014 does not count
Fantastic Californian hoppy taste. Discoverd it inGalway and then look at other places selling it elsewhere in Ireland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of spices, fresh hops, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3657) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Tap, amber pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is piney, hoppy, more citrus, lovely.

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