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Brewed by Moor
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Langport, 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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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."


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (1845) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle -hazy dark gold colour with slim white head. Aroma of citrus hops, orange, peach, pine and caramel malt. Similar in the taste, nice creamy mouthfeel, medium body, moderate carbonation, long bitter finish. Very good and much better than I was expecting.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1151) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle, Christmas gift from Lalitha. Mid amber colour, nice bottle (design and size). Full hoppy aroma. Big tasting beer. Hops, quite rich oily hop feel, fruity and actually not especially bitter and a little sweet. Some malt sweetness in there too. Very drinkable for abv and style. A nice IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
agent_persik (364) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 5, 2013
UPDATED: APR 30, 2014 Hazy golden orange color, small white head. Sweet fruity aroma of peach, resin, piny hops, citrus and caramel. Taste is similar, dry sweet with lovely bitterness in finish and long hoppy aftertaste. Medium body and soft carbonation. Great stuff, very enjoyable and nicely balanced IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (388) - SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2013
Orange-yellow with a thin white head. Nice fruity aroma, peach, citrus- orange and grapefruit, floral hops. Taste was sweet with a very bitter/astringent finish, good, but I’m not sure how well balanced I found this one - normally I love a big bitter hoppy IPA, but something just didn’t click for me with this one. Thin oily texture, light carbonation. Like I say good, but not the best IPA I’ve ever had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1564) - FINLAND - NOV 29, 2013
A orange-yellow beer with a dense, quite big and blond head. The nose of fructose sweetenss, fruits, some tropical fruits, caramell, peaches and citrusfruits. Taste is balancing between the fructose and slightly caramelly sweetness against the medium bitterness. The bitterness is strong enough even the sweetness is quite strong. Some pine needles, hint of tropical fruits, the end is piney and dry, some peppermint. Medium+ bodied, low carbonation. Quite balanced IPA, slightly too caramelly for me, also should be more fresh.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hop_Hedonist (229) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2013
By ’eck this is a good ’un! From whiff to slurp definitely in the West Coast US mould. Strong herbal presence - exceptional balance with sweet malt. Bootiful hop heaven.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cagou007 (312) - FRANCE - NOV 25, 2013
Pours a cloudy amber color with a medium white head. Great hoppy aromas of fruits, pine and grass. Long bitter finish. Very nice and well-balanced IPA. One of the best British IPA I’ve tested !

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (4460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 25, 2013
(Bottle, 0.66 l, at Drink Baar, 20131125) The beer poured golden and hazy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, honey and pine. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, pine, grass, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A very good hoppy brew, well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (178) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2013
660ml bottle @ home. Ordered from Ales By Mail. Aroma reminds me about forest after rain, quite nice look, refreshing taste after 5 days antibiotics cure :-) Pretty easy IPA. This bottle size is the best!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2043) - NORWAY - NOV 21, 2013
On tap at BRU Pub, august 1st 2013, what a nice beer to celebrate the international ipa day with! A bit muddy in appearance, hazy pale orange body, creamy offwhite head. Aroma of apricot, orange, sweet flowers. Thick malty body with hazelnut, apricot and mango, excellent in taste. Sweet and fruity finish, zesty light spicy aftertaste with grapefruit. This is a really good india pale ale IMO.


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