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


on tap

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craiggyNZ (9) - - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle. Great hop bitterness and aroma. I tasted more of the riwaka than the NS hops. Sweet citrus and pineapple flavours that linger pleasantly. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbertels (351) - NORWAY - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle, 650 ml. A complete, full and in all ways excellent imperial ipa! Replete with tropical and grassy notes, this is a fantastic brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bammers54 (95) - Camberely, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2016
outstanding DIPA, beautiful fruity hop taste backed off against great malt background, best beer at the Siren Rainbow project launch project

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeverageGeek (11) - - SEP 20, 2016
Aroma of lemon, mango, sweet malt. Flavor of orange peel bitterness, malt. Aftertaste is moderate long.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
CraftBeerNick (1963) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2016
Tap at Siren, Rainbow 7 Launch, 17th September 16. Pours an straw yellow, clear. Aroma is grapefruit, pith, dank, tropical. Taste is clean, full on hops, grapefruit, dank bitter hops. Really drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dredd (836) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - SEP 18, 2016
Interesting. Reading the label, I expected a real skunky aroma. Instead it is a subdued grapefruit aroma. Flavor is big on citrus, more of that grapefruit, ruby, and a massive long bitter finish. Contains the 8%abv with ease.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TEJA (2448) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2016
Sampled at the Garage project master class at SBWF 2015. Small lingering white head. Clear yellow color. The most intense hop aroma I think I tried. Sweet light caramel to balance the big hop taste. A fie bitterness in the end to balance everything out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Can from a sampler pack i bought at systembolaget (0,33l) - Caramel and orangepeel. Oranges, starfruit and a hint of elderflower. Quite dank.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arsol (989) - NORWAY - JUL 21, 2016
Gylllen brun farge med lys beige skum. Lukter av humle, krydder og grape. Smaker litt fruktig og noe salt. Medium fylde og medium med kullsyre. Noe bitter avslutning.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (4123) - NORWAY - JUL 16, 2016
On tap at Cafe Sara, april 14th 2016. Orange hazy body with a white head. Aroma is piney with fruit candy and wet tarmac. Taste is grassy and bitter, with a high caramel presence, covering a fruity mango and grapefruit note. Strong bitterness with a continuing grassiness finishes the beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turpentine (25) - - JUL 14, 2016
Gillade verkligen denna. Doften är kraftigt fruktig, citrus, tropiska frukter och krusbär, samt en knäckighet i bakgrunden. Tydlig beska i smaken, där fruktigheten hänger med. Malten balanserar upp ölen väldigt väl. Ytterligare en bra öl från Garage Project. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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