Brewed by Monteiths Brewing Co. (DB Breweries)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Greymouth, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
There’s plenty of rich maltiness from this Pale Ale and higher-kilned malt combination. The Cascade and special New Zealand hops create a fruity aroma with a dose of bitterness to drive home the hop flavour. A beer for the IPA aficionado with a distinctly Kiwi style. Perfect for a moment spent catching up with old mates.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (4719) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2016
On bottle from OSL airport, at arrival. Golden color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; malt, hops, some fruitiness and lighter citrus. Medium body & complexity. OK bitterness and balance.Enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3680) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2016
Clear dark orange, lacing white foam. Decent hoppy aroma and nice bitter taste, long aftertaste. Light fuit tones. (Velp 201606)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DwarfeD (2572) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Somewhat hazy golden with a medium white soapy head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with subtle bitter tones. Malts, caramel, grain and chemicals. This ain’t no IPA. Very bad brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dnicolaescu (1805) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 27, 2016
BOTTLE 33 CL. Clear dar amber, off-white head. Smells of caramel and lollipops, vague fruity notes and maybe some hops. Or maybe not. Hints of alcohol. The taste is much worse, caramel, lollipops and light malty notes are totally lost in the head of harsh alcohol. The finish is harsh and bitter, but mostly alcoholic rather than hoppy. More like a strong lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (6199) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2016
330ml bottle. Barely clear, faint, orangey, pale golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Weak, fruity hoppy aroma, hints of red and yellow berries, a spicy touch of corresponding shrubs, kiwi fruit, mellow malty background. Taste is slightly sweet pale malty with a touch of peanut, hoppy overtones with a touch of red berries, kiwi fruit; soft and smooth palate. Very cautious, without accentuated hop profile.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Melnis (481) - LATVIA - MAY 24, 2016
Dissapointing ipa, ale then notes are there but it is like telling Rolton is pasta. Overall low

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
andriesradu (665) - ROMANIA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours clear deep orange with a moderate white head. Malty, grainy aroma. Flavor is light bitter with notes of grains and some chemical(glue). This has nothing to do with a IPA whatsoever.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (2593) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2016
Koperen kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt mout, pilsner, beetje fruitig. Smaakt zoetig mout, beetje fruitig.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PlutonowyMan (421) - POLAND - MAY 19, 2016
Kolor: bursztynowy, klarowny, ogromna, nieco ?ó?tawa piana, trwa?a, pozostawia mnóstwo zdobie? na szklance. Aromat: wyra?na s?odowo??, karmel, delikatny zapach chleba z kominkiem. Smak ponownie karmel i s?odowo??, piwo jest lekko kwa?ne, ma ca?kiem sporo cia?a. Na finiszu pojawiaj? si? nuty ale tylko nieznaczne, chmielowe, kwiatowe. Goryczka niezbyt wysoka, trawiasta i sucha. Wysycenie ?rednie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjorsvdg (385) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2016
Een prima IPA. In het aroma zitten geurige bloemen. De smaak is vooral bitter en droog. Weinig zoets in het palet. Duidelijk is het graan het herkennen, evenals meerdere hopsoorten.

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