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Brewed by Browar Kormoran
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Olsztyn, Poland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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American IPA Ė the first association that appears when hearing AIPA is a rich nose of aromas. AIPA bewilders you with hop aromas of citrus origin, flowers, pine forest or tropical fruit. The beer is of copper to amber hue with orange flickering. Due to dry hopping it may be a bit hazy. The beer is covered with a firm, small bubble , thick head. In the flavor similarly to the aroma we find all the awesome accents of the used hops. The distinct and pronounced bitterness and hoppyness is balanced with a malty base backbone. Despite the presence of the malty side the beer is neither caramel dull nor thick and heavy. The hoppy aftertaste should not be acute, but inviting to taking another sip. To sum up we can state that the beer is remarkably drinkable and it makes the most out of American hop varieties.

Ingredients: water, barley malts, wheat malt, hops: Cascade, Chinook, Citra, Centennial, Mosaic, Amarillo, yeast. Hopped seven times. During mashing, added to the primary fermentation wort, 4 times to the brewing cauldron, dry hopping. IBU: 85. Brewing method: traditional, top fermentation, non-filtered, pasteurized, Beer style : AIPA, alc. 6.0% vol., hue: amber, clarity: hazy, shelf life 2.5 month.


diomedest1's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
diomedest1 (55) - - JUL 11, 2013
Niestety drogie to piwo, ale całkiem smaczne. Fajne brzoskwinki w zapachu i smaku, ładnie komponują się z przyjemną goryczką. Miałem ochotę na drugie, ale budżet mnie ogranicza.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (170) - Poznan, POLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Itís so fruity and hoppy in aroma. Has lots of red grapefruit, tropical fruits like mango and hops in aroma. Itís hazy, amber color with great head and massive lacing. In taste it has awesome bitterness perfectly moderated by fruity sweetness. Great beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11129) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours murky orange with a small, staying, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has apricot, caramel, dusty. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has pine, grass, apricot, light sugary malts. Good lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StilleStorm (659) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2014
DWFIE; Bottle 0,500 ml. Pours hazy dark golden with a moderate creamy, lacings, with sediments, white, moderate lasting head. Nose is malt, caramel, intense citrus fruit, pine, tropic, light catpee and spice. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet, heavy bitter and light spicy with a lasting bitter, balanced finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arczir (119) - POLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Huge citrus aroma combined with red fruits, hoppiness and sweet, sweet caramel. Remembers me of overly ripe strawberries, has some citrus freshness beforehand though.
Appears reddish, unclear amber with good head, oily and slick. Tastes sweet. Really sweet, then comes the good, very solid bitterness and fruity flavour mildly suggested by the aroma. Palate is pretty smooth with pleasant bitterness and long, sweet aftertaste. Sweetness implies itís rather east-coast AIPA and itís definitely good. I really enjoyed it.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyit (3448) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Unclear amber of color with an off white head. An aroma of hops, bread, peach and fruit. A flavor of hops, grass, citrus, grapefruit and fresh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10792) - DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle, 6%. Hazy amber with floaties with small white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, hop and a little peach. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, hop, peach, little sweet and a little bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10595) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy dark golden with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - citrus and grass. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 050714

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
magic6 (36) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Piana: biała, drobno pęcherzykowa, wysoka, pozostająca do samego końca, ładnie zdobi szkło. Kolor: bursztynowy,mętne. Aromat: cytrysy, cytrusy, cytrusy. Smak: grejfrut, słod, goryczka średnia, nie zalegająca, odpowiednia.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wojciechianna (51) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Fenomenalna piana, zostawia genialny lacing utrzymując się na piwie do końca. Samo piwo bursztynowe, zmętnione zdaje się drobinami chmielu. Aromat grejpfrutowy, oszałamiający słodkimi tropikalnymi owocami. W smaku mocna goryczka, ale nie zalegająca, znika szybko zachęcając do wizięcia kolejnego łyku piwa. Jest dość pełne, nie brakuje słodyczy do kontrowania goryczki. Fenomenalne piwo.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bedni (24) - POLAND - JUN 30, 2014
hay, nuts, roasty, resin, spruce, leather, woody, pale, cloudy, frothy, very bitter, thick feel, full body, lively, long finish, bitter,


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