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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Best described as a "lighter" big, hoppy IPA.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Unclear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, pine, grass, mandarin, ripped orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity fruity, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110803]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and solid hoppy. Sweet, caramelish and fruity flavoured. Bitter, dry, herbal and citrusy fruity. Bitter and subdued fruity finish. Ends dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Clear orange coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops, grass and pine needles. Fruity flavour of grass, hops and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20618) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2011
Cask@GBBF2011. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, nectar, wood and some floral notes. Flavour is fruity, wooden, earthy, caramelly, mild candyish and syrupy notes as well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2011
3rd August 2011
GBBF. Cask. Hazy amber beer, little white suddy head. A little caramel malt. Resinous hops. Bitter orange come apricot dried fruits come marmalade. Minerally bitter dry finish. Decent but lacks something.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11316) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011, Day 2. Sweet malt and nice hop aroma, some faint hints of booze. Big sweet flavor, some candy, toast, and caramel. Medium to full in body with soft carbonation. Milt warming finish, light resinous bitterness, some toasty malt sugars. Very respectable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11209) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
Amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt and citrus hops. Sweet malty flavour with a bit of hops

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11104) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2009
on tap-pours a white head with some lacing and yellow/gold color. Aroma is orange-citrus/pine hops, some light malt. Tast is orange rind-citrus/pine hops with some bitter, secondary light/medium malt. OK effervescence.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Amber/orange beer, beige head. Hoppy grassy fruity aroma. Fruity hoppy flavor, grass, perfume, grapes, grapefruit notes. Bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8719) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2012
Neutral aroma, on tap at Great Lost Bear. Golden coloured body with a white head and very lacey. Above average mouthfeel. Some hoppyness, but rather below what I would expect from an IPA these days, and certainly not a DIPA as listed.


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