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

bottled
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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


RichardGretton's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4221) - Leicestershire, - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle. Dark golden beer with a good strong white head. The aroma lightly hopped, and the flavour is hopped, dry with some fruitiness. Overall a nice hopped beer, not too weak on flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (1207) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2014
Pearl white good head, deep golden near clear body, dotty few lacings. Scents of mild caramel malts, flowerish hops, light fruit and meadowsweet. Hops, resin, half burnt malts, dark bread, wood, tobacco, bitterprunes. Bitter-bread in finish, with ashy oily caramels. Pale and powerful. And organic. [50cl btl 6%abv #14090 BB.Jun2016, b@Alko 4.55€, T@home]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (5429) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home, BBE 05/2016
Aroma has grainy malt, bush leaves and some minerals. Feels musty. Flavour has gooseberry bush leaves, some grapefruit, minerals and grainy malt. Feels harsh and there’s some weird plastic off-flavour. Perhaps an English IPA - but an odd one anyway.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (3005) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
50cl bottle, bbe jun 16. Hazy, deep amber, thick white head. Fruity, hoppy, grainy aroma. Flavor has blackcurrant, bitter hops, grapefruit. Short, aggressive finish. Musty and tough to drink.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SperkeleForce (500) - FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle 50 CL. Hazy orange with frothy white head. Rounded bitter sweet taste, kind of harsh. Citrus, hay. Okey.

- beerbasher

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Bottled. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is floral, grassy, some herbal and mild spices. Flavour is sweet fruits, nectar, herbs and a bit yeasty notes in the finish. Pleasantly balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (2078) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2014
0,5l bottle from Alko, Turku. Pours hazy orange with a high head. Aroma is malts, wheat and yeast. Flavor is malts, alcohol, wheat and hops. For once a Little Valley beer with some character! Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (1927) - FINLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Very sharp citrusy nose with floral tones. Pale malty body, bitter, bit sharp. A very rustic and raw ipa. Clears your palate pretty well, but as such a bit harsh. Virtually no caramel softness, dry, hard hop bomb. Had this straight from the bottle though, warm, outside in the rain. Probably better properly served.

-- bb

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
liinis (1534) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Fresh and easy drinking. light yellow a bit hazy. Tasty hops save the light body of malts.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtu71 (29) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. Thick, long, pure white head, some lace. Hazy golden color. Bready spicy aroma, some honey. Highly hopped, very tasty and well balanced. Crispy dry palate. Excellent IPA.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2056) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Cloudy golden body, white head. Aroma has some herbal hops, light toasted malts. Bit grainy. Very pungent and bit unpleasant bitterness. Could be good but something rotten in the flavour brings it down.


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