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Kissmeyer Beer
Brewed at Ipswich Ale Brewery

Style: Imperial IPA
Charlottenlund, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: Heavily hopped with 50 % US and 50 % NZ hops, for a dry, clean and intensely fruity DIPA. The explosion of citrus, passion fruit, peach and apricot flavors wraps the intense hop bitternes in a highly seductive way. Think ’This is my idea of the ideal fruit bowl!’

(21.0 % P, 9.0 % ABV (first batch at Sigtuna), 100 IBU, Colour ~ 15 - 20 EBC).


CaptainCougar's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2013
22oz bottle: Pours a mostly clear deep copper bronze with a spotty-lacing froth of white head. Has a sweet toasted caramel malty nose with some herbal grassy hop notes and a touch of honey. Starts with pretty good fullness and chewy malty sweetness with plenty of hop bitter bite and some floral notes with light oxidation. I just picked up the bottle and there’s no date, but it seems a little stale to me. Otherwise, it could be better if fresher.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hallinghansen (2295) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle. Unclear amber body with a medium offwhite head. Malt, caramel, light hops, light fruity. Bitter caramel aftertaste. Quite dissapointing.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SlackerMads (2013) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Hazy orange with a small white head. Berries and light cheesy hops in the nose, some light spicy notes. Strange aroma, berry notes; gooseberries, elderflower, white cheese, soap, tigger (no idea what this is, wtf am I doing?). Medium body, very raw bitterness, light sweet, soft carbonation. Raw, messy, unpleasant. No date on the bottle, so I have no idea about how old it is.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Reffs (2) - Roskilde, DENMARK - APR 28, 2015 does not count
Absolutely one of my favorites! It is unfiltered and have an allmost golden look, both appealing to the eye. Very fruity, loaded with hops but very balanced and have a descreet maltprofile. It is very complex in the most delightful way and really the definition of a high quality DIPA. This is a must for IPA heads!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ken1 (1189) - DENMARK - MAR 10, 2015
Aroma: Fruity sweet, hops and caramel. Flavour: Grape like bitter with sweetness and notes of nuts and caramel. creamy mouthfeel. Colour: Golden amber with an offwhite head.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrOrla (455) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Clear amber orange with a white head. Taste, Malty, Malty, Malty, very little hops. 6 months till the expire date. Tasted more like a mild barley..

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (1468) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2015
Hazy orange, stable rocky light beige head. Sweet citrus aroma, grapefruit, pineapple, apricot, pine and honey. Similar flavour, thick and juicy with well balanced bitterness and malty sweetnees. Alcohol well hidden. Carb is low, mouthfeel is smooth. Really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7712) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle thanks to Brian! Pours a cloudy earthy orange with a grayish head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has earthy citrus and apple with some underlying grass and slightly sweet grain. Flavor has a bit more bitter citrus with a touch of tropical fruit and some light grains backing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolas510 (821) - Vänersborg, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2015
Kopparfärgad med stort smutsvitt skum. Doftar och smakar exotisk humle med lite inslag av äpple? Mjuk med bra beska!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (7604) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bomber. Bright murky orange pour. Tropical fruit and some rind in here. Hops are a bit old - I’d love to try this fresh.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (3207) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen (30/04/2015) - amber pour with good sized persistent white head. Sweet topical fruity and malty aroma and taste, peach, grapefruit, splash of pine needles across the palate, some caramel, solid bitter finish. Lovely.


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