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Brewed by Häffner Bräu
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bad Rappenau, Germany
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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available

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A German IPA with the hop varieties Hallertauer Comet, Hallertauer Saphir and Hallertauer Taurus.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
peponi (493) - Krakow / Marburg(DE), POLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Aroma: fresh white citrus, grapefruit, riesling notes. Appearance: hazy golden color, nice white head. Taste: medium bitterness (resin, grapefruit), nice malty backbone, fresh citrus notes (mango, grapefruit), some herbal notes, alcohol is well-covered. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Fantastic beer, which shows all German hops potential. Recommended.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
craighill (23) - GERMANY - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle from Bier-Deluxe. Golden, clear, with huge white head, too much carbonation. Aroma is floral, sweet, some blackcurrant. Taste matches aroma. A bit sweet for me. Bittering seems less than 55 IBU somehow. Not a favourite.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingvit (305) - - OCT 1, 2014
Aroma: pineapple, peach, papaya, basement; Appearance: pale golden, vanishing large foamy head; Taste: medium bitterness, strong sweetness, slight sourness; Palate: fizzy carbonation, slick texture, medium body, bitter finish Peculiar strong fruit notes and almost gruit bitterness in the foreground. Probably unbalanced.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenOver (126) - SLOVENIA - SEP 30, 2014
Pours blurry golden, little head smell is weak but not unpleasant. Taste is very carbonated at first, strong bitter taste comes quickly after the first sip, but it does not hold. It turns into a sour, unpleasant aftertaste. Needs more balance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yy0pp (639) - - SEP 14, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2015 Bottle 33cl. Klub malých pivovarů. Hazy pale golden colour with a longlasting white head. Aroma is malty with hops.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedhawkFIN (54) - FINLAND - SEP 13, 2014
330ml bottle@home (from Bier-Deluxe) hazy deep golden colour with plentiful rocky white head. Aroma has lots of citrus and pineapple with some mandarine and grass innthe background. Taste is lightly sour and bitter but mostly quite sweet and fresh. Palate is medium bodied and little sticky with crispy and lively carbonation. Hopfenstopher Comet IPA is not really an IPA as the hops are very much in the background and sweet but fresh tropical fruitiness is on the front. Easily drinkable but could really have used a lot more hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6506) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2014
(Bottle, Vagabund Brauerei, Berlin, 23 July 2014) Golden amber colour with frothy, white head. Malty, fruity nose with tropical fruit, mango, citrus, peaches and biscuity malt. Malty, fruity taste with notes of tropical fruit, mango, citrus and a fairly dry finish with a generous citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with just a touch of sweetness. Fresh and tasty IPA. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugi (413) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2014
Light-yellow, a bit hazy, with a full creamy head. Hoppy smell: citrus, cesty, herbs, a bit of elderflower and berries. Hoppy-fresh taste: again citrus and berries, a bit of apple. A bit sweet, medium bitter, full body, dry and long-lasting taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11437) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, pine, citrus, lime. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kanerjus (52) - orimattila, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2014
raikas ja sitruksinen. ei kovin humalainen. hyvää mutta yksioikoista, pelkkää sitrusta. suutuntuma mukavan kuohkea ja sopivan hapokas


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