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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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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgreb (397) - Marburg, - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle - hazy orange beer with a nice white head. Strong citrus and hay aroma. Flavour has a lot ob hoppy bitterness. Long lasting. A little bit more maltiness would make the beer even better. Medium carbonation.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (5386) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Dunkelgoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig, fruchtig, malzig. Geschmack sehr fruchtig malzig, hopfig, grasig.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McWorta (478) - LUXEMBOURG - APR 5, 2014
Deep golden light opalescent colour with a large fading white head. Noses of citrus, maracuja, gooseberry, lemon and hints of grapefruit and exotic fruit salad. A soft carbonation with a medium-full body and a harmonic slick texture. Tastes sweet with a faint sour note. Well balanced offering a fruity fading into light dry soft finish. Harmonic beer!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (2800) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 2, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks eyes_wide_shut. Pours yellow with a huge head, aroma of hops, lemon and pomelo, flavor is bitter and fresh with lemon and malt, medium bodied

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle at home from mctapps, cheers Sabine!
fresh gooseberry like nz hop aromas...but theyre German! US like resin, a herbal nettley noble hop note. Juicy hops, well balanced by light malt with gentle bitterness. Excellent stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2014) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle thanks to McTapps. Golden with white head. Delicious hop aroma, citrusy with grapefruit and orange. Similar flavour, some mango in there. Quite bitter, very nice. Wouldn’t have guessed it used German hops

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (749) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle at home, 20th March 14. Good clean IPA, fairly citrus, well rounded, not quite as tasty as the other I have had from this brewery

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (155) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle from bier-deluxe.de. Golden to amber, hazy body, with a small, creamy, white head, that leaves a nice lacing. Aroma of citrus, strawberry, flowers, pine, grass, honey. Taste with the same aromas, also some candy. Mouthfeel is medium to light, with a lively carbonation and it finishes bitter/sweet, slightly dry, with citrus, pine, candy and grass. Not bad, maybe too light in the taste. The aromas are interesting nonetheless and it is has a high drinkability.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (3791) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle from McTapps, big thank you, sabine. Deep golden color wit medium white head. Aroma of aromatic, piney hops. Taste, very short malty start, followed with strong resiny hoppy kick with grapefruit, grapefruit zest, some spices. medium long bitter finish. Germans hops are not very intense, but beer itself is easy drinkable and good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sebilinz (353) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 27, 2014
Tap. Golden hazy Body with nice white head. Citrus, floral Aroma. Taste is some malt sweetness. Aftertaste is medium bitter. O.K.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (1181) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2014
Pours a golden color with a hint of haze and a cream colored head. The smell is floral with citrus and honey. The taste is honey, ripe melon, citrus with a dry and slightly bitter aftertaste. Medium body, slick with average and tight carbonation. An interesting and very tasty brew!


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