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Hopshackle Double Momentum
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Style: English Strong Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Regular. Cask; Regular, but made on a rotational basis.
Based on the recipe for the very popular Momentum IPA but with twice the amount of hops added at all stages - hence the name! It is a golden beer with an aroma of vinous fruit with a hoppy edge. It has a coarse white head and an intense taste of malt, fruit and alcohol with a bitter finish. This beer is conditioned for at least one month before release to allow the complex flavours to develop.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2010
500ml Bottle - Gold/light amber in colour. Hops, marmalade and peach in the aroma. Hoppy, slightly sweet and moderately bitter taste with notes of peach, apricot, grapefruit and toffee. The finish is bittersweet with more notes of apricot.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2010
Cask conditioned Gravity dispense Northants BF 2010. A golden coloured beer with a white ring of bubbles. An interesting sweetish aroma with booze and maybe a little honey. A long fruity taste. Opal fruits and marmalade. Very interesting and tasty. Would have preferred more bitterness and hoppy flavours but it is good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle. Orange and clear.Hoppy but not overpoweringly so. Medium body and a lingering hoppiness with no lacing.Not as good as most American IPA’s that I have tried but still quite pleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2010
Cask. Pours an almost clear deep amber golden with a rough off-white head. Very sweet aroma of peach and caramel. Quite full-bodied, flat, lots of peaches and sweet berries. Comes with a warming alcoholic finish. Excellent. 170110

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2760) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2010
After a long journey from my friend wyzzywyz22 in England. Very nice fruity aroma from cloudy amber pour with a fluffy white head. Nice lacing as it goes down. Flavor is quite different with a sweet caramel start followed by a nice hop bang with an alcohol burn especially as it warms. Finishes very dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29849) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2009
Cask at Smithfield Hotel, Manchester. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and strong notes of fruit. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of fruits - especially peaches, but also a perfumy note.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (2037) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2009
Bottle, Carringtons, Chorlton. Poured a hazy bronze colour with a fading white head. Sweet, demerera and ripe fruit aroma with some leafy hop presence. Booze is pretty upfront in the flavour which is compensated for by the overall tasty nature; which whilst caramel malt heavy has enough hop character and fruit to make this a winner.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4294) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2009
Cask@Peterborough Beer Festival, 2009. Golden beer with a lightly hopped aroma and a malty and hopped flavour. Overall an average strong ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2009
Cask @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester M4. Pours a dark golden orange color with small off-white head. Sweetish malty caramel and slightly woody aroma with some alcoholic hints. Roasted malty caramel flavor with fruity berry hints. Sweetish roasted malty caramel finish with some woody hints in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10650) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2009
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’09. Bronze with white head. Sweetness and nasal alcohol predominate this big beer, there is a vanilla, custard cream biscuit flavour to the beer with a cidery alcohol banging in. Some oakwood notes, almost barrel like. Sturdy beer.


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