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Brewed by Moor
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bristol, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Special;
What started out as a little bit of fun quickly became the favourite of many die hard ale fans and has become permanent. Probably best described stylistically as a Californian IPA, this beer has all the rich malt and fruit flavours of a Barley Wine combined with the hoppy crispness of a Pale Ale. And as best said by one of its biggest fans, "Hoppiness = Happiness."


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4385) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s birthday tasting. Cheers to Leighton for the pour’s The appearance is medium gold with a small head. The aroma’s bright citrus, flowers, pine wood, fresh spring rainfall. The taste is wonderfully bright and expressive. Plenty of fresh hop bitterness. Wood, citrus, lime and hints of grapefruit. Soft malt presence. Medium body, moderate bitterness, active carbonation. Overall, a really nice beer. Moor have nailed this one.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (1796) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s B’day at the Craft. Cloudy, amber/orange, white foam head. Nose is big pithy grapefruit, lemon and lime citrous, caramel malt. Taste is fresh citrous, grapefruit. Wow, lots of zingy citrous fresh fruit. Lovely and fresh and hoppy as a daisy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s 30th celebrations, 08/02/13, thanks to Leighton. Hazed mid amber with a thin off white head. Nose is big on fresh hops, pine, grapefruit, grass. Taste comprises hops, pine, light soap, mango, grapefruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry bitter finish. Decent fayre!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (5595) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of peach, citrus, malt, fruitiness and berries. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some peach, citrus , orange and malt. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13214) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. It’s a lighlty unclear orange-golden beer topped by a decent off-white head. Quite hoppy aroma, with pine cones and citrus peel, some notes of grass and tropical fruits, and a little bit of malts. It’s quite sweet on the palate, not cloying though, and with sufficient bitterness to deal with it. Full body, with pleasant carbonation. Bitter and fruity finish. Overall, a nice beer, but it could use some more bitterness, and I wouldn’t argue against even more aroma hops. 130216

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle 66 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a cloudy golden with a small and lacing white head. Super fresh and aromatic citrusy hops. Medium body, sweet peachess and then again nice citrusy hops. Never al that bitter though. 160213

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (7280) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle 660ml @ fonefan
Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, grape, orange and pine. Taste is medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter with a citrus fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich bitter hops, citrus, peach, apricot, malt and has a nice bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (10644) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit and peach. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 160213

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10829) - DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel, grapefruit, hops and peach. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, hops, citrus, little grapefruit, peach, pine and bitter.


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