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Brewed by Moor
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Langport, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional.
Also available bottled at 9.5% abv.
This is one big beer. Forget the ABV, which is just a by-product of the passion. James and Josh from the Queen’s Arms, Corton Denham, and I (hence JJJ) have a shared passion for great beers and were lamenting the lack of true IPAs in the UK. So we decided to brew our own version of heaven. Double IPA was just not good enough - we needed a triple IPA. Triple the gravity, triple the colour, and more than triple the hops. With nearly 700 kg of malt and over 11.5 kg of hops this beer is big in every sense. In fact, it was so big and hoppy that it broke our pump! Deep copper in colour, over the top in aroma and flavour, but somehow still remaining (somewhat) balanced, this beer is not for the faint of heart. And if you don’t like hops, don’t even think about it. But if you do, dare we say this may be the best beer you’ll ever taste. We like it so much that upon racking we decided to make it a permanent part of the range.


Thure's rating

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Thure (152) - - SEP 3, 2010
@ The Wharf. The aroma is tense maltieness and American citrus hops. Colour is murky copper what looks like hop haze. Flavor is intense citrus and grape with a nice strong maltyness backbone. It is very like Avery Brewing Co’s Maharaja double IPA. A very intense malt and hops beer.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (1858) - NORWAY - MAR 4, 2014
On tap at Øltorget Mathallen, september 3rd 2013. Hazy dark orange body, foamy offwhite head. Aroma of tropical fruit, strawberry, caramel malt. Taste is quite malty with pineapple and oranges, thick body with a lasting sweetness. Ends on the sweet side with toffee and apricot jam. A bit too sweet for me, but still a nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RuneStumo (2129) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
01.03.2014. 0,66l Bottle. Trade with abemorsten!!! Thanks. Dark amber golden colour. Strong aroma of dark malts, alcohol and yeast. Rich beer with flavours of malt and alcohol. Kind of sour aftertaste. Aftertaste is bitter with soft sour notes. Strong beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1432) - FINLAND - FEB 18, 2014
BBE 31.3.2014, only one month to expiry date. Orange brown beer without head, only white bubbles. The nose is sweet and fructose, tropical fruits, peaches, sitrusfruits, some caramell. Taste is strongly sweet, tropical fruits and caramell. After beginning the bitterness starts to evolve, mouth dries and taste turns to piney, slightly citrusfruity and then in the end is strongly pine needled. No carbonation, almost full bodied, not heavy. Not very good condition but still quite nice even this old. Strongly sweet DIPA, the bitterness is there after beginning.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (760) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle to tulip Grapefruit, pine, and caramel; a little boozy too. Clear deep amber with plenty of small bubbles, but no head. Caramel, pine, straw and huge long lasting bitterness. This is quite the beer and not like other English IPAs I've had to date.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gramity (1301) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
Pours a deep, dark orange hazy body with a small white head. Nose is nutty honey tones, caramel, melon, grass and hints of molasses. Taste is fuzzy, grassy hop tones, honey, caramel, beeswax and hints of grass. Long, bitter aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniel_Hop_It (13) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
sweet aroma from powerful hops, some tropical and exotic fruits and caramel. Flavour is sweet with caramel and some resin. V nice!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GraveAtSea (130) - Lublin, POLAND - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle: Cloudy amber-orange color. Small head, disappear quickly. Lovely aroma, very intense. Fresh mixture of oranges, pines, resins, tangerines, citrus, lychees, yellow apples - very nice. Taste is sweet and bitter. Mainly citrus, mango, oranges, topical fruits and hoppy liqueur. Very balanced, multidimensional and powerfull. Long bitter and warming finish. Low carbonation with full body. Thick and oily texture. Great combination of Barley Wine and IIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (5358) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 24, 2013
650mL bottle, pours a murky dark amber / burgundy with a small beige head. Aroma brings out shitloads of caramel malts, loads of resinous hops, and some syrupy residues. Flavour is way on the malty side, more like a barley wine, with boatloads of caramel malts, resinous hops poking through, and loads of syrupy. Loads of sweetness in here, like a malty barley wine, with strong hops. I’d classify this more as a barley wine, but I’d love to try this fresher (than 4 months). Excellent stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10073) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor Long great heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Actually this bottle was a hidden gem in my cellar. It was BB dec12 so I was a bit worried, but this has indeed been a great experience. I wonder if I would have given higher score if fresh but as I still rate above the beers average my rating stands. Keep it up Moor!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bgb1991 (91) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2013
Peach aroma, peachy pour. Not a sexy beer, leaves alot to be desired overall. Sticky mouthfeel from the overly present alcohol taste. More carbonation would go a long way.


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