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overall
98
99
style
Brewed by Moor
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bristol, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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."


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrOrla (2179) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2016
Can. Pours cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, lots of citrus, light resin, light malts, light wet socks. Taste is rather bitter with a light sweet touch. Dry and bitter finish. Quite clean. Pretty old school but good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aarslew (36) - - MAY 18, 2016
Can from Flask. Pours a cloudy darkish orange with a big white head. Aroma of hops, pine, orange. Taste is slightly bitter, somewhat dry and not too sweet. It’s light-medium bodied and has a low carbornation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (1644) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2016
Can thanks to Aarslew! Pours a cloudy golden orange with a big bubbly, white-ish head. Aroma has grassy hops, light pine, light toasted caramel malts, sweet mango/overripe orange notes. Taste has a light sweetness, medium bitterness, and is overall pretty dry. Texture, though, is rather oily, and the beer has a somewhat low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llkc (1468) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
duft: citrus gran lime harpiks frisk humle duft smag: citrus gran lime lidt bitter humle

3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
at_the_hop (109) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Can. Pours out pale amber with a thin white head. Nose is candied orange - it smells vibrant and glorious. Straightaway you get dry tannic bitterness and an unwelcome wheat tang. There is a boozy maltiness underneath and a marmalade finish. Feels a bit thin and watery but at the same time the alcohol is too evident. This is meant to be a hop party but everything here is cranked up to ten and you are left with a messy and unsatisfying brew. This Brewer needs to start making beer that tastes like it smells.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CzechTex (135) - - APR 23, 2016
On tap. Minor lacing, foam disappeared quickly. Tart, hoppy as the name implies. High quality is evident, but I’m not sure this is a 98. Lower alcohol content might let the flavor breathe a bit...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (4950) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 22, 2016
Cloudy amber color. Big thick white head. Hugely hoppy nose. Dry hopped to the tits. Amazing astringent, hoppy dry mouth, that for four months old. East coast ipa and just nails it out of the park. Amazing

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
procraste (472) - FRANCE - APR 15, 2016
Jolie mousse. Parfum très engageant. En bouche l’amertume est nette mais arrêtée tout aussi nettement avec des notes qui évoquent certains légumes ( l’endive, la chicorée, le pissenlit ... ) Un côté "crisp" et végétale donc. On est pas dans le fruité exotique séducteur. Plus tranché ici donc. De bonne facture, bien exécuté, je m’attendais à l’odeur à quelque chose de plus pimpant ...La fin de bouche est magnifique et plus citronnée.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjsint (2252) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
Can from Thirsty, Cambridge. Drunk at home. Golden and ever so slightly hazy, with a lovely crown of white head. Pine, pine and more pine in the aroma. Gummy, resinous, and enticing. Hints of lemon and pineapple. Bitter hop bomb. The taste is unrelentingly bitter while remaining pleasant and refreshing. Long resinous aftertaste. Body is slightly watery but other than that this is top notch. A wonderful IPA worth seeking out.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1603) - Rome, ITALY - APR 14, 2016
Can purchased at Les Vignerons in Rome-Italy. Pours clear gold, pretty bright with white persistent foam. Nose: garlic, bit citric, perfume of fresh hops. Fantastic! Mouth: medium carbonation, more garlic, sweet malty feel, orange, super dry clean finish. Lovely!


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