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Kirkstall Dissolution Extra IPA
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Brewed by Kirkstall
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Leeds, England
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Bottled, Occasional;


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Kirkstall Dissolution Extra IPA ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, wood, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood, orange, dry, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140415]

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14715) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2014
Bottle at chrisOs...Amber... Thin white head... Soft floral orange nose... Juicy orange... Big crystal malt

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8180) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Pale gold with an off white foam. Aromas are caramel and cereal grain with mango. Lemon with grapefruit and lime peel. Mellow oranges with honey. Flavours are sweet honey and lemon with grain. Piney with bittersweet grapefruit. Smooth bodied with citrus rind pithiness. Dry on the finish. I liked it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7545) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle from ’Jacks’ Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon, consumed at Hastings Touring Park, Hastings Sunday 4th May 2014 Golden in colour with the merest haze, slight white filminess. Wonderfully bittersweet, really thrusty, dry, lovely light syrupy citrussy sweetness. This is excellent, really pleasant drinker. Great hoppiness, lovely. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.8

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5470) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours clear golden with a tiny white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus and marmelade. Taste is moderate bitter, light crisp bitter, sweet marmelade, not bad at all.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (5181) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Shared 500 ml bottle at local tasting, thanks to Holmen2. ABV is 6.0%. Clear deep golden to orange colour, moderate to low white head. Nice and "typically English" aroma, toffee, caramel and sourish hops. Much the same elements in the flavour too, but less nice - seems a bit unbalanced. Drinkable, but far from the best IPA I’ve had.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Yellow and poured with a small head. Pleasant hoppiness with some grapefruit in the background. Slightly bitter finish .An excellent example of this style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (3163) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear straw yellow pour with large off white head, grapefruit aroma, grapefruit comes through in the taste oily mouthfeel, great level of bitterness, some oranges, delightful stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3077) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle at home from ales by mail after reading review from Leigh good stuff
Hazy mud blonde with fluffy white head collapsing to lacing mandarin cheesecake aroma, medium carbonation and body, no sign of any booze, peaches and mandarins and a chalky bitterness with a long dry fruity apricot finish. Perfectly balanced and enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (2945) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle 0.5 at home (via alesbymail). BBE JUL 2014. Colour is clear yellow with very small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hops and malts. Quite dry and boring.


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