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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lamf (80) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Orange, hazy, quite big white head. Grapes and apples in aroma, not really intensive. Sone citrus chsaracter in taste with nice malty sweetness and lack of IPA-like bitterness. Medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (6947) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 18, 2014
sampled on tap at braukunst live munich 2014. golden with a faint haze and thin but steady head; potent aroma of grapefruit and wet lawn, quite musty; strong citric character tending to lemon and lime cordial; medium bitterness, quite tasty

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Unvisible (17) - GERMANY - JUL 16, 2014
Schönes Triple Hop. Gute Nase, reißt mich nicht ganz vom Hocker. Die Flasche könnte schöner gestaltet sein.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaxiDriver (1472) - Stadland, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
A fresh fruity smell of citrus and grapefruit, some hidden sweetness of malt. The small white foamy-creamy head has a normal duration, the body is cloudy and orange. A bitter and fruity taste, the finish is long and bitter. The body is light, dry and creamy with a normal carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2014
At the Hannoversches Bierfest, draught, on June 6, 2014.
Clear golden color, big rocky off-white head. Sweet, malty scent. Sweet, malty, a bit herbal taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (1474) - Alabama, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle, BBE 14/09/14. Pours orange with a good, fairly sizable, whiet head. Aroma is citrus, orange, mandarin, some resin and caramel. Taste is passionfruit, grapefruit, citrus as well. Not much of a trace of maltiness. Some grass. Light with decent carbonation. Pretty enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
c0fein (221) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2014
330ml bottle from Bier-Deluxe

Cloudy yellow colour with a white head. Fresh aroma. Best of hopfenstopfer beer so far (3). It seems that in these hopfenstopfers is some "housetaste" what bothers me because every beer has the same feature. Like dry tart citric liquid pee? Can’t invent better description..

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alkolord (101) - - MAY 16, 2014
Goldgelb trüb, sehr schöner blumiger IPA Geruch, ausgewogene bittere und süße, sehr rundes IPA

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maarten1993 (369) - - MAY 4, 2014
Drank with Thijs 04-05-2014. Okay beer. Nice IPA. Hops are present but the taste is not ’grabbing’, not strong enough. Also too little carbonation. Okay beer, not too god but also not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (3447) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
33cl bottle from Bier-deluxe. Bb 07/14. Hazy dark orange, thick white head. Aroma heas wheaty, yeasty notes, some nutty and sweet mango notes. Flavor is yeasty with notes of wheat, oranges, dough and spicy notes. I like the spicy notes, but overall not very pleased. Just enjoyed a Comet IPA, single hop, and this one does not come even close. Ok, this has other hops as well but still, it is called Comet IPA. Drinkability ok, but got this lager wibe over it.


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