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Brewed by Hardknott
Style: Amber Ale
Millom, England

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned. Has been seen in cask.
This IPA is not particularly Pale. In fact itís a deep ruby red. Based on a modern American style beer from Oregon using Cascade and Centennial hops in appropriate proportions, for bittering, aroma and dry hopping balanced with a strong Crystal malt backbone.


fiulijn's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - APR 5, 2013
Bottle from A Tutta Birra, Milan, bb 13-06-14
Dark brown color with reddish hue; huge head. Deep aroma, hops in the front, some fruits, then biscuits and caramel, finally English yeast. The mouthfeel is semi-dry, there is too much carbonation; with strong caramel flavor, dark caramel, touch of roasted malt, and light liquorice; it has a good blend of resiny hops and yeast; the final is a bit spicy.
Lot of character; but also rough.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (2139) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle from Morrisons. Murky amber/ruby body with a thick beige head. Light lacing. Aroma of caramel, nutty malts, wood and red fruits. Flavour of stewed strawberry, parma violets, dried fruits and earth. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Restrained and less hoppy than Iíd hoped it would be. Decent beer though. I donít think the description on the bottle reflects the beer contained within.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steven_B (11) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Bottle. Pours a lovely deep red colour with a good sized off white head. Aroma is rich malts and hops with a light bitter and dry finish on the malty taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sblsimone85 (355) - USA - JUN 23, 2015
Fantastica iPa molto profumata erbacea e fruttata allo stesso tempo note citriche e frutti rossi anche al fusto. Beverinita eccellente da abbinare a qualsiasi cibo. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jonb5 (430) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
330ml bottle, billed as an Oxymoronic IPA, poured into La Chouffe tulip. A: Ruby, mahogany, clear, small tanned head which was intent on making a swift exit, moderate amount of lacing. A: Earthy Fuggles hop. T: Decent Maris Otter malt profile, slight bitter sweetness at the finish. M: Medium body, moderate amount of carbonation, smooth. O: English IPA meets ESB, well balanced, a bit more of a cold weather beer, but a nice change from the seemingly endless stream of American IPAs.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackafholmes (685) - - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle from morrisons. Deep maroon with a small white head. Aroma is nicely fruity with lemon and also piney hops and a touch of golden syrup. Taste is sweet with good biting bitterness. Oily medium body with decent carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (609) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear deep amber colour with a thin off white head. Aroma of caramel, resin, candied orange, spicy berries, leather and some toasty malt. Taste of toasty malt, caramel, resin, orange, berries and subtle grapefruit. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A citrus, resinous hop bitterness in the finish. This is a good beer, sweet with good citrusy bitterness. Packs quite a punch for a 6.2 aswell.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyobon (1096) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2015
(Bottle) Clear red with little white head. Pleasant subtle hoppy aroma. Medium body with excellent carbonation. Nice hoppy bitterness from start to the very long finish. Some gentle sweetness. Overall a nice and unusual combination.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (181) - - MAY 15, 2015
Brown bottle, 330ml, Morrisonís Aberdeen. Scent is mild toasted grain. Pours dark ruby amber, transparent with a tan head subsiding average. Weak on the nose. Taste is medium grainy bitter hops with light sweet hints. Finish is dry, little harsh. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MalcolmTucker (844) - SCOTLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Chewy toffee with a fair amount of herbal and grassy hops. Slightly unusual but in a good way.

3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
at_the_hop (65) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Lovely marmalade aroma aroma. Deep rich bronze colour. Loads of toffee malt but thankfully balanced by a black pepper bitterness and thereís an aromatic hop floating in the background.Ah just seen this is dry hopped which explains that. Not my style but I do like this.


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