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Kulshan Bastard Kat IPA
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 200   ABV: 6.66%
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“The beer that bites back!” Bastard Kat IPA is an American IPA, brewed in the style of West Coast IPAs. The light golden ale is topped with a thick white head. Generous doses of hops throughout the brewing process, including the hop back and dry hopping, give Bastard Kat a crisp, citrusy, hop aroma. Hop bitterness and flavor are both pronounced, making Bastard Kat a natural for hop-heads. The finish is dry and crisp, leaving you ready for another sip.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (3817) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Draft - Fruity and lots of sweet mandarin. Clear gold with a rich white head. Light fruit and resinouse, but very light. Too light and underwhelming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alanthebeerguy (147) - - MAY 14, 2014
At the brewery. Pours straw yellow. Good head that mellows, good lacing. Smells of citrus, mango and some pine. Creamy texture. Taste is tamer for an IPA. Mellow citrus , some hop bitterness, bit if pine. Nice easier drinking ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krisc (1) - deming, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2014 does not count
citrisy smooth and clean simply the best nw ipa you can find better than any of the big guys

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CampesinoTino (757) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 9, 2014
16 oz Can. Classic IPA hazy golden orange pour with an inch of whipped foam. Mostly floral hops, candied citrus and tropical fruit in the nose. The flavor offers up a good-sized dose of orange rind, lemon and hops resin followed by some pine, honey and toasted grain. Medium-bodied mouthfeel with strong carbonation and clean, bitter finish. Another quality PNW style IPA with a nice hops bite to it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jimmythespoon (455) - CYPRUS - FEB 28, 2014
Friend who lives in seattle brought this over so it was as fresh as can be! Nice piney aroma, full freshness. First sip is dry and clean finishinig with a warm maltiness. Very very enjoyable beer

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
greenclansman (782) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - FEB 23, 2014
Shared @ Brewfellas/Cyprus with jimmythespoon. Very nice clear color, amazing hoppy aromas. At the beginning you get the piney taste but the aftertaste belongs to the malt and caramel. Very fresh and super crispy. Very nice IPA

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
peteinSD (1363) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Tap @ brewery. Copper color in the glass with a white head. Aroma is light bitterness with soft, bready malt. Taste is bitterness and pine with bready malt. Clean mouthfeel. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2013
Draught at the taproom
Amber color, with creamy head. Good hoppy aroma, with a fruity and earthy character (some manure). Lean mouthfeel, the malt flavor is mild, the hopping is necessarily better, with resins, and a quite strong manure character again, very light fruity touch.
Pleasant, fresh, earthy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3334) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 3, 2013
Amber with small beuge head.Nice piney hop nose.Big somewhat dry citrus hop profile,big long hop finish. Could use a bit more malt

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6285) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 19, 2012
UPDATED: APR 16, 2013 Sampled on tap at Kulshan tasting room, pours a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of pure citrus hops and light biscuit malts to back. Flavour of citrus hops, bitter resinous hops and grainy malt to back. Very solid and refreshingly bitter.


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