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Brewed by Little Valley
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Hebden Bridge, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

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unknown

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - December. Also available bottle conditioned.
Light brown IPA.Powerful floral, minty and grassy aroma with a straw like colour and long bitter finish. Original IPA (stronger and very hoppy). This beer will easily survive a long journey to India.


PlinyHarris' rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlinyHarris (28) - - NOV 15, 2012
Hazy but oh well, we love it down Calderdale way. Sediment, yep. I’m afraid you’re going to have to leave the bottom, which is usually hard for me to take as someone who wants every last drip out of their bottle. One of the more popular LV brews.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (6388) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Viking Line.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Floral, grass, pine.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Floral, malt, fruit, grass.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirstyrabbit (1692) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle. Orange IPA body with a steady medium tall head. Soft hoppy aroma with some red apples and sour citric fruits. Smooth mouthfeel with ripe red apples and orange juice in taste. Pretty sweet and fruity, not piney at all. Finish has a nicely balanced bitterness that doesn’t override the sweet and fruity body. At times it feels like drinking orange juice (in a good way). Rather good, it seems to be underrated here.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jultsu (594) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - FEB 5, 2016
0.5l pullo, BBE sep-2017. Tummankuparinen väri, ok vaahtoava joka jää huterasti reunoille. Maltaisen sammunut mutta oudon raikkaahko tuoksu, maku tunkkaisehko, outo, vetisen laimea mutta karvas mallasfiilis. OK, mutta ei mun juttu.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SNL (588) - - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle. Slightly hazy light Golden color, small tan head. Hoppy taste, but not a lot of neither fruit or bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4993) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Bottle from Old Shambles Tavern in York. Appearance - deep amber with a generous fluffy head. Nose - hint of red fruit. Lightly grassy. Taste - toffee with green apples. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - pretty good.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Greforb (3) - - DEC 27, 2015 does not count
A medium IPA. Not too much IPA in it though. Hop is very vague. Smell too. Also not very bitter compared to most IPAs. Malt profile is missing a little power.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (6116) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2015
Flaske 500ml fra Alko Kolari. Fortært på rom 311, Saltfjellet turiststasjon 19 Jun 15. Gyldenbrun. Middels høyt kremaktig skum som daler sakte. Svakt uklar. Forsiktig fruktaroma. Plommer. Smaken svakt søtlig frukt. Blir litt tørr etter hvert. Avslutter veldig tørt & bittert. En del bunnfall. Uklar siste kvelling. KI=4.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (4575) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2015
50cl bottle at Viking XPRS in Finnish waters. Pours hazy golden brown with off-white head. Fairly fruity and somewhat malty with notes of canned peaches, hints of citrus, grass and herbs. Medium to moderate sweet with with a certain bitterness. Feels a bit messy, not to interesting, but still fairly drinkable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (1348) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 23, 2015
Bottle.Pours hazy orange with medium fluffy-sticky head. Aroma of boiled vegetables, some sauerkraut, hay, wet cardboard, malty, weak citrus. Taste is medium bitter, grassy, herbs, grapefruit, vanilla bitterness. Thin + body. Bitter finish. Drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (5848) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2015
500ml bottle. Bit hazy dull amber color. Huge size, thick white head, stays. Looks nice. Bit metallic, sweet, malty, papery and cereals in aroma. Sourish, malty, grains, some spicy hops, sweetish in taste. Sharp acidic hops with mashy malts in aftertaste. Crisp palate. Soft bitterness. Messy brew. Not impressing me much.


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