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Harbour India Pale Ale

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Brewed by Harbour
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bodmin, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle: Unfiltered
A modern interpretation of the British classic with pronounced American hop aromas. This golden ale has citrus characters and robust yet balanced bitterness.

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• Available from February 2012

• Draft 5% ABV

• Bottle 5.2% ABV


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen2 (1786) - NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
From bottle on board Fridtjofen 17.07.15. Clear, pale orange. Foamy off-white head and lacing. Persisten lacing, but diminishing head. Moderate aroma, with some citrus and tropical fruits. Similar taste, with slightly unfresh citrusy bitterness. Decent drinkability, but there’s something about it that is not entirely positive. Earth, metal, sulphur?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3215) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
500ml bottle from Sainsbury’s. BB May 2016, 5.2%. Slightly hazy, dark orange, highly sparkling, small dense creamy head. Aroma is straw, grassy, tangerine, and pine. Nice hoppy character. Body is medium, slightly foamy, tingly carbonation. Taste is pine, car air freshener, straw, grapefruit, orange pith, grassy bitterness. For a supermarket purchase, this is pretty, pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
99smithsamuel (74) - - MAY 23, 2015
500ml bottle from Sainsbury's. Poured clear. Pale golden in colour with a frothy white head. Pint glass left decently laced. Citric, hoppy aromas. Crisp, fruity flavour with a bittersweet refreshing finish. Nice beer. Very tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnCook101 (416) - - MAY 15, 2015
Light malt, a bit of citrus but not too much. A little grass. Very light hints of tropical fruit. Quite smooth texture. Pretty decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours clear gild with a thick white head. Aromas of light citrus, creamy. Taste is light bitter, tropical fruits. Slightly thin finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (6470) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 6, 2015
Cask at the hanging bat. Pours clear golden, nose is toffee, floral, taste is similar, sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1308) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
500ml bottle, pours light gold with a lasting white head. Caramel malt, citrus hop aroma, notes of mango, white grape and lemon. Balanced finish, lightly bitter. Light bodied with a slightly oily texture with soft to average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (170) - FINLAND - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear light copper with low head. Aroma is hops, lemon, and malts. Medium body. Taste is fresh citric and hoppy with a decent after taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mortlach (1285) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 30, 2014
On tap @Mad For Beer (Rome). Pours deep golden with a medium white head that rapidly disappears. Aroma is tropical fruits and citrus,a bit dull, also some vegetables. Flavour is light bitter, malt, some hops, dull and messy, probably not so fresh. Medium to light body, higher than expected, medium carbonation. Not a good experience.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
[5979-20131020] Cask. Mild lemon citrus aroma. Murky, pale orange brown body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Quite a bitter bite with a lemon pip and citrus flavour. Medium body is bitter. Great bitter beer, surprised it’s a British rendition. (7/4/8/4/16) 3.9
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)


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