Brewed by Meantime (SAB Miller)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Greenwich, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 935   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Bottle conditioned. Also available on keg (filtered but not pasteurised).
Meantime are Britain’s only brewers of authentic India Pale Ale. Small batch production allows us to apply the attention to detail and care we require to produce an authentic IPA especially for you. Pound upon pound of Fuggles & Goldings hops are needed to enable us to achieve the dry hopping rates necessary to recreate this great beer style. Enjoy with hot foods and spicy friends, or vice versa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aronvarga (441) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 19, 2015
330 ml bottle. Moderate nutty aroma, clear, dark brownish golden colour, long-life small creamy off-white head, light body, soft carbonation, sweet caramel (malty) and vibrant light hoppy bitter taste, powerful piney hoppy palate. Well-balanced and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brodzislaw (202) - POLAND - DEC 10, 2015
Kolor to zamglony/matowy bursztyn. Piana ecru obficie wydostała się po przelaniu do szkła, by z sykiem opaść. Drobne pęcherzyki oblepiły ściany pokala by z czasem opaść niemal do zera. Aromat średnio-intensywny, pomiędzy wytrawnym a słodkim, w nutach chmieli brytyjskich: zioło, herbata, trochę owoców. Całość przypomina musujące wino. Jest też trochę alkoholu (w sumie jest go 7,4%). W smaku jest podobnie, słody w nucie cista/biszkoptu minimalnie karmel i estry owocowe. Przykrywa je ziołowo-herbaciana goryczka, wytrawna. Smak jest wytrawny i podobnie jak smak ociera się o winny. Wyczuwalny jest też z czasem alkohol. Zaskakujący smak, momentami kojarzący się z belgijskimi piwami do tego ze spora dawką chmielowej goryczki.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2188) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2015
Bottle from Jumbo supermarket. Prima ipa. Droog, bitter, kruidig en amberachtig van kleur met bijpassende smaak. Backlog from 2015/03/21.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (6378) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: From the brewery.
Appearance: Hazy amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, hops, caramel, citrus.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, hops, caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (6165) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2015
33cl Bottle, thanks Harmen. Slightly hazy copper amber colour, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light citrusy, light grassy. Flavour is medium sweet, malty, caramel, some toast, citrus, some grapefruit, light floral, decent bitter finish. Medium bodied. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheKernOwl (139) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2015
- Nose: High-register, woody, slightly spice-y; - Body: Seville marmelade hints; otherwise not too much taste; - Finish: somewhat herbal/medicine. A very English IPA, which initially almost comes across like a golden ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaris (230) - LATVIA - NOV 2, 2015
Amber colour, transparent and clean. However almost no cap. Mild hoppy taste. A bit sour aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cthulhu (836) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - OCT 30, 2015
On tap at a creepy bar in Rennes.Amber colour with medium to small head.Herbal , spicy and good balance between malt and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sir__v (1859) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle @ home from Tesco, London - UK. Color: clear golden blond beer with medium carbonation and small white foam. Smell: sweet grassy and caramel notes. Resin notes. Taste: light body, grassy and resin taste. Small floral notes. Medium carbonation on mouth. Bad attenuation and oxydation taste... Aftertaste: resin and grassy. Well on some aspect the beer is great but some other are really bad and sink the rate for this beer. I need to retry it. Maybe a bad batch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MonsterMagnet (1043) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle, pours dark hazy orange with a white head. Aroma: malty, herbal, pine. Taste: malty, orange marmelade, herbs, caramel, bit of pine, red berries. Medium sweet, light-medium bitter, oily texture, average carbonation. Lingering bittersweet finish. Fine english pale ale.

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