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Ilkley The Chief

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70
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Brewed by Ilkley
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ilkley, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg; Also available bottled.
A triple hopped IPA that packs a whole tepee full of taste! and bristling with flavour from the blend of punchy aroma hops. Honey orange in colour, with aromas of mango and citrus rising to a pleasant and balanced bitterness. A dry finish that leaves you wanting more!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evergreen0199 (3020) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
Keg at Amersham beer shop, Amersham, Bucks. A hazy golden/amber coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Hoppy, malty, caramel aroma. Tastes vaguely similar, slightly hoppy, some caramel, malty. Bit of a mish mash this one, no way is it an American Double IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1920) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2016
Tap at Craft Islington, 2nd March 16. Pours a copper colour. Aroma is caramel, malts, maybe fruit. Taste is malt forward, fairly sweet, some bitter citrus hops. Nice stuff, but no hoppy enough for me

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8678) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle from Latitude, Leeds. Hazy amber with a small head. Strong tasting and its strength is also evident in its nose, however in both you get a stated enough tropical fruitiness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sad24 (208) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle from Trembling Madness in York. Nice and hoppy, citrusy. Golden, white groggy head

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (1000) - - DEC 13, 2014
Amber with small head. Aroma of dry grassy hops. Taste is syrupy sweetness, followed by a balanced bitterness. Full bodied with some oil.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - NOV 17, 2014
500ml bottle. Orange pour. Floral hops nose. Sweet tastes, loads of hops florals. Finishes with a sweet hops flower taste. (4246)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (5068) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Sweaty, hoppy, tannic mixed hop IPA aroma with some caramel. Brumous orange beer, with a nice lacing. UK pint bottle, average label. Leathery and hoppy up front, moderately sweet, lightly astringent caramel, vegetal hops. Hop bitterness curls up on the top of your tongue. Medium body, clingy bitter wood finish. Oaky all over, from the appearance to the flavor. Proper pint of bitter. Eagle’s Landing Bottle Shop, south of Stockbridge, GA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
500ml bottle, pours golden brown, white head, light haze. Backbone of biscuity and caramel malt, citrus hop orange & mango adding to the nice malt flavours, well balanced with a grainy malty dry finish, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1702) - BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought at the Bier Huis in Ossett. Extremely hoppy Indian pale ale with bitter taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
YorkshireG73 (55) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
From Westmalle chalice. Subtle and crisp. Hoppy prickle gives sharpness. Tastes very Oakham ish to me. Very faint vegetably finish spoils at the end. Easy drinking for abv. Medium bodied.


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