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Matuška Hellcat Imperial India Pale Ale

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Brewed by Pivovar Matuška
Style: Imperial IPA
Broumy, Czech Republic
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zakoon (483) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 3, 2016
750ml bottle enjoyed @ home, thanks to Werckmeister! Pours hazy golden with a bursting and long lasting white head. Aroma is tropical fruits, mango, pineapple, tangerine, pine, sirup and slightly grassy. Taste is medium bitter and medium+ sweetness. Full bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish is bittersweet, sirupy and grassy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (16772) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle @ U Kunstatu, Prague. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich flowery hops, fruits, peach, citrus and malt. Nice bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9458) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle from Craigs, dregs run. Pours golden with a light haze, thin white head. Aromas of peach and passionfruit light varnish. Taste is fruity, bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saeglopur (1703) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAR 7, 2016
750 ml bottle bb 28.03.16, acquired by Werckmeister for me, thanks!
Amber, moderate hazy body, with a big, stable, fluffy, lacing, white head.
Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, orange zest, passion fruit, pineapple, biscuit.
Taste follows this, with some more alcohol and subtle pine.
Medium, a bit creamy mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes alcohol warming, bitter, a bit dry, zesty, citric, fruity, a bit piney.

Really tasty. Very crisp, fresh and fruity, apart from some alcohol warmth also pretty easy for the ABV. Really well balanced, with the right amount of malt body. Overall not the most extraordinary style example, but just how I like it and propably the best Czech IPA I’ve had so far.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (2227) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Fairly light golden, clear and even spaced lacing from a decent filmy ringed head. Nose is grassy, big melon syrup and a telling malt buzz. Initial taste is a rich punchy sherbert lemon and brassy sweetness. Carbonation is fairly soft, smooth mouthfeel. Finishes a bready sweet puff and lingers long melony an pineapple again.

Bottle fae BenH Praguage, Pig Out Tasting.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (10633) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle at craig’s. Pours clear golden amber, nose is peach, toffee, grapefruit, taste is fruity, bitter, cheesy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21626) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle at home... Amber.. Big off white head... Soft sweet fruits... Zezty passion fruit nose... Soft sweet fruits.. Juicy fruits.. Soft sweet floral fruit.. Big sweetie fruits... Juicy sweet fruits

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (1368) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle fresh AF thanks to BenH! Aroma is mango, grapefruit, peach. Taste is caramel, mango, peach, low-medium bitter, resin.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatusBeer (472) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 15, 2016
Tap at pokhoi. Clear golden colour with white head which stayed for a long time. Aroma of citrus fruits. Taste is strong,high % of alcohol. Lime,pineapple, sweet caramel center, huge bitter aftertaste. Good one

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (2227) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 7, 2016
0,75l from bottle at OP, Brno. BB 28.03.2016. Amber hazy colour, medium big off-white head. Smells citric, lemon grass, light pines. full body, soft carbonation, nice full mouthfeel. Tastes of pines, lemon grass, grass, herbs, light alcohol. Finishes bitter/sweet with notes of lemon grass and pines. Good one, rather simple and a but sweet but quite nice.


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