Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
India Pale Ale brewed with Ginger and Pine Needles

bjakk's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bjakk (717) - Skagafjordur, - NOV 21, 2012
Aroma - Big aroma, fruits, apricot, alcohol Appearance - Golden, high in carbon, yellowhite thick foam that lasts Taste - Hoppy bitterness, hint of caramel in the first sip, alcohol, dry, flower, the bitterness increases and lasts long. Palate - medium, high in carbon Overall - a great beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimbo2 (234) - DENMARK - OCT 17, 2016
Finaly a hoppy Christmas beer that is not just an IPA. Plenty of hoppy goodness, but with distinct ginger and some pine needle taste as well. Christmasy!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Michael27 (887) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 6, 2016
Aus der Flasche Getrunken (Direktlieferung). Leicht trübes orange-gold im Glas mit stabiler Schaumkrone. Die Nase erfreut sich an Weihnachtsdüften. Ziemlich leicht im Körper. Im Antrunk leichte Zitrusnoten, dann kommt aber milde Waldfruchtigkeit durch. Der Ingwer hält sich ziemlich zurück und es verbleibt zunächst eine gewisse Fruchtsüße und einer leichten Restbitternote.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
klm1 (1028) - - OCT 1, 2016
Pours golden color, clear/slightly haze, with foamy white head. Aroma: intense citrusy/piny note, supported with hint of tropical fruits. Ginger isn’t noticeable. Flavor: bread, toffee like malt flavor, supported with notes mentioned by aroma. More intense flavor of pine (needle) steps forward in second half. Finish is slightly dry and bitter, hop bitterness is high, malt sweetness medium. Body also, texture is almost creamy soft, carbonation medium.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mice (814) - FINLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Oranssinkeltainen, kirkas olut runsaalla höttöisellä valkoisella vaahdolla. Tuoksussa trooppista hedelmää ja esanssia. Maku samalla kertaa hedelmäinen ja raikas, jälkimaultaan hieman katkera ja mausteinen. Suutuntuma keskitäyteläinen. Varsin helppoa ja raikasta juotavaa, eikä tämä ehkä ihan joulunaikaan sovi, mutta toimiva tapaus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (2200) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle a cloudy golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts ginger spicy citrus fruits pineapple and bitter hops flavor malts spicy ginger citrus fruits pineapple some grapefruits and a bitter hoppy aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orangish color. Aroma and taste are balanced pine and sweet ginger.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (1970) - Krakow, POLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Bottle Aroma-fruits Appearance-pale, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, medium sweetness, lightly sour, Palate- medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eXORRO (148) - POLAND - JAN 28, 2016
Bottle 750ml. Appearance: golden colour, clear, with big, creamy white head. Aroma: Extremally pine aroma, a little bit of citrus, ananas, honey, grapes. Very hoppy. No spices in aroma. Very sweet, bitterness is on medium level. Medium to high carbonation. Very hoppy, refreshing and drinkable. This is not really christmas beer but well done IPA beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stephenco (49) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - JAN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2016 330ml bottle from HK Brewcraft. Lovely bittersweet IPA. Pours hazy golden with medium white head. Light ginger taste. Good sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (2049) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
Tap @ Bishops Arms Hornsgatan. Hazy pale dark golden. White rich lacing head. Fruity and pine nose. Really smooth, medium carbonated. Pine taste with citrus zest, ripe orange and mild ginger notes. The finish is sweet with fudge and very mild pine bitterness.

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