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Hopshackle Double Momentum
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Brewed by Hopshackle
Style: English Strong Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2008
Cask at Peterborough beer fest. Alround rating: Strong alcohol notes, pale sweet malts, not terrible, but far from great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4981) - 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 IPAís that I have tried but still quite pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4639) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4428) - Burgos, SPAIN - SEP 24, 2011
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Amber colour, thin off-white head. Nose is bready, caramel, bit of marzipan. Flavour is sweet malty, peaches, medium bodied, a bit of alcohol. Fairly sweet and fruity finish.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DanielBrown (4381) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2011
Hand pulled at the Wellington, Birmingham. No aroma. No real flavour at all, until right at the back of the tongue, when itís glassy, sweet, furniture polish, honey and face screwing alcohol. Harsh on finish. I donít get this at all - what is the point?

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2008
Cask, gravity, at Bedford Beer Festival ’08. Copper colour. Sweet straw aroma, rough and barnyardy. Sweet malty taste, intensely pleasing and wonderful. Mid bitter finish. Up there with the best of English beers.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (3062) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2866) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Cask at the NWAF, Derby í14. Amber pour with a white head. Citrus and toffee aroma. Sweet fruit and toffee flavour. Malt laden finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (2328) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Cask @ NWAF í14, Derby. Dark gold. Grassy, sweet shop (barley sugar) aroma. Heavenly sweet taste punctuated by alcohol. Nice sticky palette. This is a tasty beer thatíll knock you out and is well worth the state itíll put you in.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (2164) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 7, 2009
Bright gold, good nicotine-stained head. Vanilla and hops on the nose. Sweet and oakey vanilla flavours abound. Tingly and smooth textured. Good and rich with a hoppy bite.


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