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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Organic India Pale Ale Brewed with Yerba Mate.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14097) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle, 22oz. A bit off-white head soon diminishing into a finger-thick size. Lots of clementine peel on the nose, citrusy, rather pleasant, rather one dimensional. A bit heavy on carbonation, full-bodied. Mostly clementine in the flavor too, Quite bitter, but not in an unpleasant way. Overall, an interesting one, but not the kind of beer I’ll return to. It’s too one dimensional for that. 120817

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11372) - DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle 7% @ FOneFan, Pre-Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2012. Hazy amber/golden with giant foamy white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, spices and herbs. Flavour is malt, yeast, medium sweet, spices, herbs, little sweet, high carbonation, hops and medium bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11833) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ pre-TFODRBSG, Ulfborg. Hazy amber with a big off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, tea and moderate hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 170812

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are herbs, flowers, malt and hops. A little weird with that yerba. Not sure I like it.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fatehunter (1384) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Poured into a tulip glass. Golden, cloudy with 1/4 inch head that quickly dissipated. Smell: Citrus, strong grapefruit. Taste: Slight hops, followed by light bitterness, little sweetness and ends with the taste of mate. The mate does not linger. All the tastes quickly move from one to the next without any standing out or being overpowering. Smooth Palate. Very drinkable. However, I would quickly get bored with it. The inclusion of mate is the draw for this beer since it drinks as a very ordinary IPA or Pale Ale (both are listed on the bottle). The brewery’s website states that 12 oz. of this beer is equal to 1/2 cup of coffee in caffeine. I would have to drink quite a few though to get enough caffeine for a night out... coffee wins there. But it is still an interesting drink and worth trying.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kristall-König (2312) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2012
Geruch frisch, zitrusartig, Grapefruit, Mandarine. Süßlich-hopfiger Anlauf. Mitte weiterhin süßlich und mild auftretend, Zitrusnoten. Abgang Zitrus, schwarzer Tee und verhalten bitter abgehend. Ungewöhnlich, keinesfalls schlecht.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11274) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2012
Markhaven Summer Fun 2012. Hazy amber with a lasting white head. Herbal and grassy aroma, obviously from the tea, with a hint of malt and citrus in the background. Sweetish flavour with odd spicy and herbal notes, and a drying finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle @ Odense Tasting, July 2012. Pours clear golden with a white head and lacings. Tea-ish and herbal hoppy nose. Odd. Plastic and rubber like feel. Medium bodied. Not a fav.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3121) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2012
Bottle. Golden, hazy, average and fully diminishing head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel with light tropical fruitiness and some grapefruit - piney hoppyness, light herbal spiciness (mate - caffeine?). Body is medium, malty and sweetish, some caramel and light tropical fruitiness, light grapefruit and piney hoppyness, light herbal spiciness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish with light caramel and light tropical fruitiness, some piney hoppyness, some sharp herbal spiciness, light alcohol. Finish has too much sharp herbal spiciness. IPA + mate = why?

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5765) - ITALY - JUN 2, 2012
Ambrata buona schiuma discreta persistenza naso piuttosto luppolsto agrumato lieve erbaceo radice piuttosto amaro abbastanza ruvido erbacee


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