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Greene King IPA (Cask)

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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A perfectly balanced ale, characterised by its fresh hoppy taste and a clean bitter finish. The Official Beer of England Rugby, Greene King IPA is now the fastest selling cask ale in the UK.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (1702) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Catch up rating. On tap at the Bird in Hand, Mildenhall. Nice draft IPA, but hard to get used to the British styles served cold. Typical IPA notes, though not as hoppy as their American cousins.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlackerMads (1242) - DENMARK - MAR 17, 2014
Clear brown with a medium sized off white head. Kind of low on flavor, dark bread, wood, light herbal, caramel. Light/medium body, oily/watery texture, light sweet and bitter. Very inoffensive but not very interesting.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
edsspoon (137) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Pours light brown/amber with a thick, creamy white head. Aroma of not much, some English hops. Taste is grassy and floral hops, medium bitterness. Itís bland and boring.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pyrmir (2761) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2014
Cask during London vacation. Amber with coarse white head. Aroma of malt, perfume, grass and hay. Taste has malt, dark caramel, grass, perfume and faint bitterness. Meh.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
thatgumyoulike (32) - Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2014
One of the worst beers Iíve ever put in my mouth. An indescribable taste of stale bitterness and watery ale. Never again.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Mr_Pink_152 (267) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
On cask at aye Olde Talbot Inn Worcester. On the whole a very disappointing IPA. Lacking the hoppiness I would have expected.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jparsons2222 (7) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2014 does not count
Deeply pleasant, tasty and easy drinking. Nothing exceptional exept its agreeableness overall. My favourite on an English Summerís evening at the Free Press in Cambridge. Doesnít upset gut bacteria too much when only counting up to three.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2013
Cask at the Woolpack Inn, Whitley, September 2013. Clear gold with white head. Dryish dusty aroma, mildly bitter, mediocre and watery. Light body, short finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dr_MedievAle (107) - USA - NOV 10, 2013
hand-pulled pint at The George Inn in Southwark area of London. Aroma: basement malts; some apple-like spice. Appearance: medium-copper with creamy off-white head. Taste: musty malts, some sweet apple flavors. MAYBE a hint of fuggle hops. Palate: excellent full-bodied mouth-feel, crisp and dry. Creamy. Not going to do much for those used to American IPAís punchy hoppiness, but it has character all its own.

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Steasy66 (804) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Heron havant. Amber small white head. Somewhat malty aroma. Tastes like a cheap lager with a bit more malt.


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