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Kaltenecker Chopper IPA Grand Champion 2012

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Brewed by Pivovar Kaltenecker
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Rožňava, Slovak Republic
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Grand champion of Biela Vrana 2012 competition. Brewed after recipe of Kladzivar, Mekfartin and Wardrobe Beer Manufactury.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mlady (75) - Prievidza, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 10, 2015
0,5 l flaša kupena priamo v pivovare Kaltenecker v Rožňave. Na slovenske pomery dosť dobra uvarena IPA. Aroma dosť uspokojiva. Vzhlad prijemna. Chuť chmelovo ovocna,dobre pivo.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sekyno (16) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 30, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2015 Bottled; Appearance: caramel, clear, head depends on pouring; Aroma: malty, bit piney, hops, honey, floral, cotton candy, strawberry, blueberry; Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitter, peach, caramel, spicy; Palate: medium body, sticky, soft carbonation, slightly bitter; Great beer, maltiness complements the bitterness well, it is very drinkable, enjoyable, I could probably drink a lot of this beer; Good work Kladzivar!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7373) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 2, 2015
Draught @ Eleszto, Budapest. Pours dark golden with a creamy offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, grass, light fruit. Flavor is light sweet, malty, light caramel, grass and fruity hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 290315

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fbi (22) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle 330 ml...Bratislava...clear orange color with some sediment...grape fruits aroma...nice IPA

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garlic_of_Doom (555) - SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2015 Bottle from Cuso in the latest Euro Swap, thanks! I unorthodoxly had this from the bottle during band rehearsal so appearance is set to a median 3. Aroma has lots of sweet malt, pine and thick cut orange marmalade. Taste is pretty much as the aroma but could do with more bitterness punch. Light to medium body, low carbonation, dry.
Ok IPA but some more bitterness couldn’t hurt. Still, perfect and refreshing for a rehearsal.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saeglopur (817) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - FEB 19, 2015
500 ml bottle from a trade with Werckmeister. Thanks!
Dark amber to copper, hazy body, with a quite small, lacing, creamy, off-white head.
Aroma of citrus, tangerine, orange, apricot, some vegetables, grass, bread, some honey.
Taste is pretty much the same.
Quite light mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes bitter, zesty, a bit piney, with some herbs.

Very nice! Interesting mix of fresh citrus fruits and grassy notes, with a subtle, smooth malt backbone. A bit too less variety in the hop notes though. Overall nothing outstanding, but a refreshing and crisp IPA still.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
inbirraveritas (1319) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 18, 2015
Bottled, 500 ml. Clear amber body with a creamy and lasting off-white pillow on its top. Mild grapefruity, somewhat yeasty nose. and aroma underpainted by mild sweet caramel, herbs, hints of florals and minerals, mouthfeel is slick. Lingering, sweetbitter finish with orange peel and some gently warming alcohol. Refined, very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (823) - USA - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle received from MisoW as part of local swap world wide edition -- Pours an Amber with quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is sweet malt and sweet hops. Flavor is a nice clean malt with persistent floral hops coming through on the end. Pleasant sipper.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3958) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2014
50cl bottle from Secret Santa, thanks Cuso! bbe 05/15. Pours deep amber with a thick white head. Caramel, citrus, biscuity malt aroma. Flavor has citrus, biscuits, minerals, dark fruity notes. Decent bitterness in the finish. English style. Nog sure of that was intended, but quite drinkable as it is. Bit heavy perhaps.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (8383) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2014
bottle from Kulovy Blesk. Deep golden with an orange glow, large white head, lovely spicy and aromatic hops in the nose. Full-bodied, good and intensive malty base, lots of fruity and slightly resiny hops. Delicious.


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