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

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   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."


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
agent_persik (430) - 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 (402) - 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 (1730) - 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 (253) - 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 (333) - 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 (4742) - 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 (221) - 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 (2609) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (698) - Lille, FRANCE - NOV 19, 2013
Color: nice clear blond beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: nice hoppy blast with good herbal and floral nose. Taste: nice equilibrium of malt and hops with herbal (grass) presence. Aftertaste: wet bitterness. High drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aaron68 (608) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2013
330 ml on tap @ "Grunerløkka Brygghus" ,Oslo November 16, 2013 Beer from a tulip glass Dark golden/cloudy color with a medium carbonation. Aroma is hop,peaches,apricot,citrus,pine and some yeast. Fruity and hoppy taste. Fantastic and complex taste with a nice bitter finish. Could easily drink a lot of this beer


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