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Lehe Väike India

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Brewed by Lehe Pruulikoda
Style: Session IPA
Keila, Harjumaa, Estonia

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 81   ABV: 2.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kellele siis humalad ei meeldiks? Üks korralik humalapomm tõmbab õllesõpra nagu palderjan kassi. Humaladoosi saamiseks pöörab asjatundja oma pilgu IPA ehk Indian Pale Ale’i poole. See on õllestiil, kus väljundit "liiga palju humalaid" ei ole olemas. Paraku näeb IPA ette ka päris korraliku koguse alkoholi, ikka 7% ja 8% ja rohkemgi veel. Igasse olukorda aga kange õlu ei sobi. Alkohol on ikkagi alkohol ja tark õllesõber käib sellega ettevaatlikult ringi. Mis oleks, kui üks IPA oleks küll hullupööra hmalane, aga alkoholi oleks õige napilt? Just see ta on- Väike India. Õige lahja kraam, kuhu on ohtralt Columbuse, Simcoe ja Amarillo humalat sisse pandud.

"Little India"
Who does not like hops? One decent bomb of hops draws a beer friend as valerian draws a cat.
For a dose of hops, an expert turns its eyes to IPA or India Pale Ale. It is beer style, where the phrase “too much hops” does not exist. Unfortunately, IPA foresees a decent amount of alcohol, 7% or 8% and more. However, a strong beer is not suitable in every situation. An alcohol remains alcohol and smart beer friend handles it carefully.
What about one IPA being insanely hopped with a little bit of alcohol? That is what Little India is. A small beer with plenty of Columbus and Amarillo hops as well as Simcoe Brand YCR 14 hop variety in it.


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ration (2061) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2016
310116. Bottle at home. Hoppy dry floral notes. Stingy on the tongue. Light as expected. First impression was horrible but it got better. Ok

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (3306) - FINLAND - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle. Darker golden in color with a whitish head. Tropical fruityness and creamy notes in aroma. Grassy bitterness and some tart garden berries in taste. Quite flavorful considering the low abv.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerheart65 (1228) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Bit foggy straw, sparkling, frothy white head, little lacing. Mild citrus, tangerine, sweet exotic fruits, caramel malt. Fizzy, bitter, dry, light feel but crisp, red berries, long citrus finish with pine also. Light, fresh, easy to drink but I would like more..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TET (2336) - Kaarina, FINLAND - NOV 25, 2015
An orange beer, a head is big and blond. Aroma has fructose, grapefruits, some strawberries and tropical notes.Taste has tropical fruits, some strawberries, slightly musty maltyness in the end. Good bitterness. Nice bodied, and good beer even with low alc. %.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Armi (16) - Rae vald, ESTONIA - OCT 24, 2015
Not much head. Fruity and grassy aroma. Some bitterness. Light body. Watery. Pretty goodt low alcohol beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkydodson (859) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 1, 2015
the aroma of tangerine, pine and spicy herbs with some shades of tropical fruits... the taste is light and refreshening, malty and fruity with notes of pine needles, orange, tangerine and spicy grasses... bitter and dry finishing...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (2886) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
Look; off white huge head, near clear golden apricot body. Aroma; lots of pine, hops, grapefruit peel. Taste; fresh light hopsy piney grapefruity flavour – leading to a fruity good hopsy finish. Body light, carbonation soft to normal, somewhat dry on palate. Overall; alright regarding that low abv. [33cl brown bottle Abv.2.7% BB10.10.2015 #15 B@Selver Tallinn EE T@Session@Rune]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (9508) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2015
330 ml bottle. BB 11/08/2015. (Prisma) Tallinn, Estonia.
Slightly cloudy golden color with a small foamy white head. Fruity and piney hops, mild bitterness and some sweetish malt in the aroma. The hops are a bit unfresh but it’s so close to BB date. Unfortunately. The flavor is birch leaves, tea, fruity hops, mild bitterness and some sweetish malt. Balanced. Sweet. 2.7% is well hidden... :) I’d really like to taste this when fresh.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (3995) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2015
(Lehe Väike India) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 2.7% Pale golden orange colour on the body, clear, with good activity in it. Huge frothy, white head, with average retention though. Faint citrusy aroma, orange peel, grass. Taste has light citrus, light bitterness on it.Lots of metallic notes, especially on the finish. Medium thin body, carbonation on the high side, quite dry palate. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (13059) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle from trade with Douberd, many thanks! Das Bier hat eine leicht trübe goldene Farbe und eine große weiße Schaumkrone. Geruch aromatisch hopfig, Citrusfrüchte. Geschmack nach exotischen Früchten, angenehm hopfig, nicht zu bitter, schlanker Körper, gut!


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