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Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Wellington, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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The arrival of hops to the brewing scene in England in the 1500’s led to a moral panic. Hops were condemned as a “wicked and pernicious weed”, one which would lead to the erosion of social and moral standards. Thank goodness they were right. Here’s hoping that our homage to the original pernicious weed continues this gradual decline. Organic Rakau and whole cone Nelson Sauvin go head to head in this strong, golden, hoppy brew. Bitter, yes. Intensely hoppy, absolutely. Too much, never.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cool_Bond (1896) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2015
Celestial good scent of fruity and floral. Really well-hopped beer. The taste is really good. Fruity, floral but also an okay bitter taste. Good bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Had it every bit as sweet as it had been given top marks. But still a really good beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2560) - SWEDEN - APR 19, 2015
Pours clear amber with two fingers of off-white head. Aroma of citrus, light grapefruit, pine and peach. Taste is resinous bitter with light fruit sweet before a mellow bitter finish. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamTheBarrel (544) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2015
650ml brown with cool retro style hop-monster artwork, bottle poured into a Tulip glass. Appearance is opaque dark orange colored with a medium sized beige head, that quickly reduced leaving some lacing behind. Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit, pine and resin. Flavours of grapefruit, pineapple, caramel, orange peels and bread. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium-heavy bitter. Palate is full bodied, soft texture and average carbonation. Garage Project Pernicious Weed has and sharp hopped bitterness and solid malt backbone, an excellent beer with a lovable label.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
morri (240) - NORWAY - APR 18, 2015
650ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Small creamy tan head. Hazy dark orange body. Aroma is tropical fruits, orange marmalade, caramel malt and piny hops. Slightly yeasty. Mostly bitter on the tongue. A little sett. Very well balanced.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (20606) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Cloudy deep orange golden, mid sized head. Caramelly nose with light notes of pears. Sweet and fruity with medium-full body and rounded, somewhat syrupy mouthfeel. Mostly caramel and syrup. Some ink and saccharine in the finish. Hops are hopelessly lost in a sea of sticky caramel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MSBrindbergs (522) - Solna, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Flaska från SB. Tungt dimmig bärnsten med ett mastodontskum. Här har det regnat bland tall och granar, kraftfull humledoft! Total humlekavalkad även i smaken, dock utan någon fruktig ton att tala om. Väldigt fyllig och kraftfull. I like! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirLimpsalot (2517) - SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
@ Basunen 15-4-17: ganska trevlig humledoft. Inga större frukttoner men heller lite gräsig. Lagom frisk men absolut ingen stor ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilsnerrogge (2594) - Finspång, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2015
Bottled:
Packed full of hops; really bitter. Good, but would probably benefit from having a bit more malt in the base.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeersweden (279) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2015
A beatiful, a little bit hazy, orange-golden colored beer with a huge, three finger high head. A lot of lacing stays on the glass when the fluffy head finally sinks down to a 5 mm thick "whipped cream" style head.

I just love the nose! Tropical fruit, mango, orange marmelade, hops, grass, grapefruit, caramel malt, herbs and pine.
Taste: Orange, tropical fruit, earthy, grapefruit, a soft, creamy taste. A very balanced bitterness. The ABV of 8% is well hidden. You get a little alcohol taste but not to much.
Body: Medium body and medium carbonation. A soft, creamy body with great texture. Malty backbone.

Maybe you have guessed it by now: I LOVE this DIPA! Nothing overwhelming - Just right! So good, creamy, hoppy and... just lovely!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TychoJames (392) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2015
Flaska 650 ml systembolaget. Lätt disig orange vätska. Bra humletryck i doften. Söt med torkad druva, citrus, barr med lite inslag av vilda bär. Detta är en riktig jävla humlebomb. Smaken saknar dock den där färska touchen av citrus och färskt hö som jag hoppats på. Möjligen lite trött eller så kör humlebeskan över smakpaletten totalt. Beskan går definitivt inte att klaga på. Annars maltig smak med lite blöt säd, rågbröd och värmande alkoholtouch.


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