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Matten / Fleurac Highway to Ale

Brewed by Matten
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Matzenheim, France
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 200   ABV: 6.66%
666 km IPA
This is a collaboration between Matten and Fleurac (distance is 666kms). Brewed friday the 13th !
Hops : Brewers Gold and Chinook ABV 6.66, IBU 66.6

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (3414) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 1, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks rayaron. Dark bronze-brown and clear, with a white film. Malt and molasses aroma, bitter, sharp and stale taste. Medium body, malty finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tomer (2257) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 25, 2015
At a tasting, thanks, small stable off white head, cloudy lightish brown color, jammy aroma with some stale grains and bread, light fruity,grainy flavor with some herbal bitterness, long bitter aftertaste, not too pleasant. Much too old.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rayaron (837) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting at keremk’s place. Slightly hazy with brownish-amber with medium beige head. The aroma has some fruitiness, piney with some maltiness. The flavor has light hoppy bitterness, a bit grassy, some roastiness, notes of orange and grains. Lively carbonation, medium-bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (8664) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks rayaron. Hazy amber. Aroma of malt, stale hops, a bit of caramel. Sweetish malty flavor with bitter stale-ish hops. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2999) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2015
Dark brown, off-white lacing foam. Weak barnyard aroma, not bad but strange. Bittersweet taste, again could be improved. Not a bad beer still. (Montpellier 201507) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2847) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2015
Cloudy copper color with a creamy off-white head with medium duration. Aroma has notes of resins with light caramelish hints. Flavor has a decent bitterness with good duration, light caramel, notes of grapefruit and orange with yeasty notes. Good bitterness in the final with good duration.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (1446) - - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle shared. Rich caramel cereals, orange citrus, herbal hops, honey, dry bitter finish. Interesting, kind of a hybrid between European/American styles, more on the malty side maybe but highly enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6651) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
[Draught at Les Trois 8, Paris, May 23] 36th rating of my Paris/Amsterdam trip. Pours a clear deep amber with an average size semi-lasting frothy off-white head, Lots of lacing. Aroma is quite malty along with lots of hops, some fruit and some light vegetal and bready notes, Herbal hop flavour along with lots of malt and a moderate bitter finish. Medium bodied. Maltier then I like my IPAs to be but still good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Deu (908) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle at biere et choppes in Nantes. Amber color, small lasting head. Medium to full body and medium carbonation. Taste of cereal with a string lasting bitter finish. Interesting.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bastarda (238) - Freiburg, GERMANY - MAY 8, 2015
Bready smell with a hint of almonds, very French, very un-IPA-like. Tastewise, the whole thing is missing brightness, too much caramel malt, too much overcooked hops, with quite a dull bitterness at the finish. Red fox IPA is way better!

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