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Greene King IPA (Filtered)

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

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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
500ml bottles and cans: Filtered.
Website: www.greenekingipa.co.uk
Bottles have been sterile filtered since May 2006.


0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
eastkenttom (15) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Not great. Taste very artificial. Not a fan, but I’d drink it if I really had to......

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dervock (467) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle - aroma is mainly malt with a hint of hop. Taste is slightly sweet with a light dry finish. Mouthfeel is thin.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Straling (362) - Hoensbroek, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2014
Pours a clear amber colour with little carbonation. Dominant malty aroma, can’t detect much else. Bready, yeasty flavour, little else. Goes down smooth, thin bodied.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
alexsdad06 (5370) - Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Can from Jungle Jims from backlog notes 07. Pours a clear amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have grainy pale malts, some sweet fruit, mild bitterness, some metallic notes, bland and not very good.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
olsvammel (3034) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle at a friends house. Light malty smell and taste. Very light flowery aroma. A bit artificial.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mad_Ferret (646) - SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle @ friends place in Brighton, summer 2011.
App: Clear chestnut with a short porous dissipating head.
Aroma: Toffee/butterscotch and some faint notes of dried apricots, oranges and grassy herbal hops. Some "sink water" also.
Taste: Butterscotch and some orangepeel and apricots. Dry malty with some bitter herbs in the finish.
Palate: Medium to light body, soft carbonation.
Overall: Move along.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dogbomb (942) - ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle. Rich rusty brown. Thin cream head. Smells coppery and woody with some wheats. Smooth in the mouth, but the taste is a bit "blegh". Copper in the mouth, - dirty pennies soaked in wheatabix water. Needs more bitter hoppiness to really appeal to me as an IPA. And as a bitter, its just a little too unpleasant.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybion (61) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Can, 500 ml. Drunk from said can. I remember this pouring a generic amber colour with a fair amount of creamy white head. Aroma of honey, with perhaps a small amount of resinous hop presence in there, but very minimal for something calling itself an IPA. Tastes quite weak and watery, again the main presence being honey, with a little bit of hoppy bitterness on the back end. Very watery mouth feel with minimal carbonation. Quite bland overall but probably one of the better budget beers available, and for a while in my early years of drinking this was my go-to alternative to lager (still is on occasion, usually when there’s nothing better on tap).

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (377) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours copper with an off white head which fades to a ring. Aroma of grassy hops. Taste of grassy hops, malt, slight roasted. Medium body, medium carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
davidtjm (333) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2014
Amber pour, grassy malt aroma. Taste is earthy, malty and slightly tangy, light bitter notes on the finish. Easily drinkable, but nothing special


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