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Hornbeer Imperial IPA

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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Imperial IPA
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Hornbeer Imperial IPA er en lidt kraftigere sag, end almindelige IPA. Der er brugt lidt mere af det hele. Oprindelig var IPA'erne beregnet for de engelske søfolk, der skulle rejse den lange vej til Indien. Det er 200 år siden. For at øllet skulle holde sig friskt, blev det brygget med høj alkoholprocent og med høj bitterhed fra humlen. Vi er så gået en tand videre. Har brugt lidt mere malt, lidt mere humle. Prøv Hornbeer Imperial IPA til ristet rugbrød med gorgonzola eller andre markante, bløde oste. IPA'ens bitterhed sammen med ostens skarpe smag passer fantastisk sammen.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_leit (1946) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle. Golden amber, delicate white foam. Aroma: sweet nectar, floral, fruit, sweet white Crimean port wine, a little citrus. Taste: sweet, white dessert wine, fruit, very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Moberg (5) - Eslöv, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2016 does not count
Hoppy aroma and taste and also floral, fruity and a hint of licorice. Smooths of with a perfect bitter. Hides the 8,2% very well! Highly enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZodiacM (764) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2016
Uit de fles geschonken. Mooi oranje kleurig bier. Zoetige hop en alcohol geur samn met wat citrus. In de smaak komt de citrus meer naar voren in de vorm van sinaasappel, maar ook de hop en een sterke zoete alcoholsmaak. Prima bitterzoete imperial ipa

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ficus (35) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUN 14, 2016
Примерн& то же самое что и трипл от салденс, тоже хорош!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (4348) - BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2016
Danish DIPA with a fairy tale-themed label on a 50 cl bottle. Medium thick, moussy, egg-white, lightly lacing, fairly stable head, warm orangey golden robe, practically clear with lively sparkling, turning hazy and somewhat amberish with yeast sediment added. Pleasant aroma, a bit less aggressively hoppy than many other double IPAs perhaps, but still ’dank’ and fragrant with hints of tangerine, biscuit, orange peel, hemp, bell peppers, dried flowers, bitter honey, chicken spices, pine resin, overripe papaja, cigarette tobacco, braised pork, pink pepper, old cake. Crisp and lively yet clean onset, fruity with hints of green banana, raw pineapple and sourish redcurrant, nicely paired with a kind of orange peel freshness; fiercely but at the same time ’finely’ tingling carbo enlightens an otherwise smooth, oily, slick body. Lean, subtly biscuity malt sweetness acts as a perfect balance for a gradually strengthening, long-stretched, deeply but at the same time quite softly bittering hop finish, peppery and grapefruity, with lovely dank retronasal aromas of citrus peel and pine. The drying effect of this firm hop character fits nicely with juicy biscuity malt sweetness at the very end, accompanied by a chest-warming, ’friendly’ but unmistakable, gin-like alcohol effect. Exemplary: for a style defined by its inherent ’extremity’, Hornbeer managed to keep it elegant and noble, yet powerful and bold at the same time. I love this.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrOrla (2139) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2016
Tap paf. Pours murky Deep amber with a Off white head. Aroma of hops, heavy malts, cara, citrus, licorice, herbal. Rather bitter, but with a strong taste of licorice and malts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettGT (131) - Aalborg, DENMARK - APR 15, 2016
Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, a little bready malt, flowers. Pours golden, pretty clear, two finger off white head. Taste is medium to high in bitterness and medium sweet. Medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation and hoppy finish with a medium dryness. Is initially a bit sweet from the malt and then the floral and grapefruity hops take over. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - APR 1, 2016
Очень приятны& сбаланс& цитрусо& одновре& горький и сладков& Сбаланс& хмелева& горчинк&

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (16443) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 28, 2016
Frisch hopfiger, etwas süß herber Beginn. Grasige, leicht blumige Noten im Mittelteil, würzig, gelungen. Bitter hopfiger Nachhall. 10/9/10/9//9

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (2449) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2016
Nice dark orange color with white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is spicy, hoppy, grapefruit. Taste is grassy, grapefruits, full-bodied with a nice residual sweetness. Bittersweet finish. Medium carbonation, fine-bubbled. Good!


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