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

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RATINGS: 374   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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500ml bottles and cans: Filtered.
Website: www.greenekingipa.co.uk
Bottles have been sterile filtered since May 2006.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3170) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Pint keg @ The Bridge Terminal 3 Heathrow Airport. Medium brown, reasonable head. Mild oaty malt aroma. Dry spicy caramel malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Reasonable for a 3.6% keg bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (7904) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle on the train to WAT cheers to JF, a rates a rate and we’re headed to Partizan followed by Kernel so all will end well, 28/12/13. Clear golden with a good sized off white head, identified by some table spillage. Nose is light caramel, toasted maltings, light orchard fruit. Taste comprises grain, apple skins, GK yeast strain, dull caramel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry grassy notes and lite bitterings in the closure, a touch watery. Mediocore.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sizzler80 (434) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 24, 2013
How in the name of jaysus can you call this an IPA? They would have sent this back. Almost very nearly got poured down the drain because it is sold as an "IPA". Call it a bitter and you’re closer. A below average bitter at that.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mile (2853) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle. Light amber, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some toffee and light bread, light hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, some toffee and light metal. Finish is short to average, malty and lightly sweetish with light caramel and toffee, some metal and faint hoppyness. Watery "IPA" with notes of metal.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (513) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 24, 2013
Aroma: Honey, earthy, musty, bread, toffee, Appearance: Clear copper body, medium off-white head. Lacing. Flavour: Medium-light bitterness, Light sweetness. bread, fruity, medium finish Palate: Light body. Medium-high carbonation Overall: Definitely a good beer to introduce someone to IPA. Focusing on bitterness, but still very close to a Bitter. I like it! 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 14A. English IPA

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SimplySike (780) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2013
50cl. Bottle. Pours clear amber with white head. Aroma malts, biscuit. Taste bland sweet, little bitter. Mouthfeel thin.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
elbernays (392) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 10, 2013
Glass in Gatwick airport. Very little aroma if any. Nice dark copper look with a creamy head. Looked good. Beer was flat and bland. No taste to mention. Creamy texture. Really not an ipa. Crap

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JorisPPattyn (7773) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2013
Small off-white head over totally clear orange-copper beer. Caramel, biscuit, crystal malt.... eeeeuuhh... hops? What about those green things? Faintly salty hint. Taste is much less sweet than the nose suggested, but still mainly toasted, and above all, watery and rather spritzy to fizzy. Warming up, some (again faint, of course) liquorice. Feels overcarbonated. Very, very light, bit slick. Disappointing. And I’m being polite. What about bottling some 5X for a change? And, please in REAL beer bottles. Brown glass, that is.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DylansDad (300) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 28, 2013
As noted below, pours with a creamy artificial-looking head, yet way under-carbonated, which only accentuates the limp, thin mouthfeel. Aroma is what I’d call typical English bitter, yet taste is completely devoid of bitterness. One of the most boring and over-priced beers I’ve had.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
aleksander9 (366) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2013
On tap, heathrow. Lovely cobber color with weird artificial head. Aroma is light malt and flowery hops. Medium mouthfeel with Very small carbonation. aftertaste is mild bitter and more floral hops. Overall: way to undercarbed.


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