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

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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A German IPA with the hop varieties Hallertauer Comet, Hallertauer Saphir and Hallertauer Taurus.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grima (2099) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle from Bierzwerg!
Pours cloudy pale amber colored with huge creamy white head. Smells deliciously hoppy and fruity, with lots of grapefruit and citrus. Starts with citrussy hops, paired with lots of pine wood, spruce and caramel malts. Middle part is still citrus fruity, grassy, with spruce and resin. Goes into a floral hoppy, fruity and caramelly finish with some pine wood. Outstanding german IPA!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14609) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle from Maruhn, Darmstadt, bb 14/03/14
Hazy blond color with medium sized head. Strong aroma, earthy, manure, pungent. Smooth mouthfeel; clean flavor, with strong bitterness, and strong manure character, a bit grassy; balanced overall, and very thirstquenching. Very fresh too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (679) - - AUG 6, 2013
Citrus hop nose. Caramel malt flavor, blueberry, hoppy bitter finish. Nice crispy German IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (3548) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - AUG 2, 2013
Misty golden, light brown body and frothy off white head. Rich citrus and pine hops. Also a bit soapy though. Like, crisp body, fitting carbonation. Bit soapy but also fresh citrus fruit and solid bitterness. Won’t be for everyone, it’s quite soapy, but I like the light fresh appeal. (33cl bottle from Wasana’s Getranken Oase)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10210) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2013
Bottle. Orange blonde, hazy. Graefruit, lemon, peach and some oily hops in the aroma. Oily floral hopbitter flavor with ripe melon and grapefruit. peppermint. Red berries. Good beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (6700) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2013
Bouteille 33cl, thanks Tomaz. BB 26.02.2014. Dorée, col blanc épais crémeux épais laissant une belle dentelle sur les rebords du verre. Arôme rappelle ce côté vert houblonné avec pas mal d’alpha qui se rapproche du sac de houblons frais avec pas mal de notes très envoûtante d’agrumes. Palais de pin, huileux, frais avec ici encore ce côté très vert des houblons frais. Note citronnelle et pamplemousse, pointe d’épice. Bière intéressante sous tous les angles accompagnée d’une très belle balance des malts et houblons. Le tout reste très désaltérant et mettant bien à profit les houblons.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hobsch (505) - Cologne, GERMANY - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle 0.33l from P&M Bonn. Pours cloudy dark yellow with firm white head. Feel is soft with medium to low carbonation. Taste is fruity. Grapefruit, apples and a good bitterness for 55 IBU. Alcohol is not present at 6.8 ABV. Overall a very good balanced IPA which is very refreshing and easy to drink. Well done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (8092) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2013
Cloudy golden colour. Good stable creamy white head. The flavour is fruity with a distinct hop bite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, straw, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dsuty hops, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130405]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4429) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Bigger sized, vast and thick and slowly changing creamy beautiful snowy white foamy head on top of a hazy darker yellow (light orange tint) colored beer. Aroma is a good mix of hops, citrus, pine apple, flowers, meal, citra, lemon, some hoppy grass/hay tones, floral and light fruity/flowery malty. Flavours of citrus, citra, flowers, chalk and malts, grapefruits, bitter, floral, cream, hop bitters, some peach, some soft spicy tones and nice floral tones. A nicely balanced hop bitter fruity tasting beer. Very nice. Aftertaste is hoppy, hop fruits, bitter, floral, creamy herbs and some Low carbo, thick creamy light oily texture, good medium to lightly fuller body and a creamy oily texture. Nice balanced, tasty and easy going 6.8 IPA.


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