Brewed by Brauerei Gusswerk
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Hof bei Salzburg, Austria
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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14.7° Plato.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hub66 (112) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Belle couleur brune; arômes et goût maltés; texture un peu crémeuse; ressemble plus à une stout qu’à une IPA; manque d’amertume; j’enlève 0.5 points car il y tromperie sur le style (ça n’est pas une IPA)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thewolf (11183) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle, bought @ Bierzwerg.de. Pours clear, dark red chestnut with a small, staying, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has sweet malts, biscuity, chewy, some strawberry, peach, light caramel. Medium carbonation, dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour has caramel, quite malty sweet, some old cheese, light floral and fruity bitterness. Light strawberry. A bit dull.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (324) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle from Merkur Hoher Markt, Vienna. Beatiful appearance: Amber/brown clear body with massive, long-lasting, frothy, beige head with all kinds of differently sized bubbles. Foam leaves a lot of lacing. Wonderful fruit aroma of grapefruit, peach, pine, citrus, litchi and also dark fruits, side by side with a determined caramel, cocoa and malt roastyness. Unfortunately the taste doesn’t really keep what the aroma promises, only light tropical fruit notes, caramel, cocoa and roasted malt. Medium to thin body with a long bitter, roasty and slightly dry, slightly spicy finish. Overall a bit unbalanced. What a pity! As long as you look at it and smell it, this seems like a top class IPA, but the taste doesn’t live up to the aroma and the mouthfeel isn’t satisfying enough. At least it is somehow unique, because of the strong roasted malt presence and still one of the best IPAs from Austria.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14496) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 19, 2013
Bottle from Marhun, Darmstad, bb 29.04.14
Amber color, dark, hazy, with creamy head. This IPA focuses on the caramel, mellow, rather than the hops; bitter enough, without defined hop traits, although there are some resins; the final is also malty.
Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rand (1290) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle 0,33 l from Amstein - St Légier (CH). Muddy and dark orange beer, nice beige foam, lasting and drawing laces on the glass. Aromas of caramel, jam, apricot-orange, earthy and zesty bitter. The taste is soft, unctuous, fruity-marmelade, caramel with a bitterness without excess, pine, resin, citrus. Finale with zest and gerapefruit, rounded off by caramel. Moderate IPA, there are quite enough excessive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Usko (168) - Bavaria, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2013
Dark amber color, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, combined with citral and fruity hop notes. Taste is malt, caramel and herbal hop notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bov (9492) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 15, 2013
from Erzbierschof - pretty clear ruby-amber beer with a little foam left; hints of earth and caramel; fair flowery hoppiness, a well-present malt sweetness, velvety palate and with a moderate bitterness; residual sweetness and long flowery finish with metallic notes

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (8035) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2013
Pours amber colr. Subtle floral aroma. No bitterness very delicate hop flavor. Has some linger to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5637) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle. Light hazy red, rocky golden lacing head. Pine, resin and apricot fruity hop aroma. Berrylike start, light wood and roast, leather. Grassy, piney, resinny hop wallop, citric retronasal. Solid, but not chewy mouthfeel, sparkles. Flavorfull dessert IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, light nutty, light to moderate hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, burnt caramel, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130406]

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