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Brewed by Mordue
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
North Shields, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Previously badged as India Pale Ale.
India Pale Ale (I.P.A.) is brewed with Horizon hops from the U.S.A. giving the beer a dry bitterness, that is reminiscent of a traditional IPA of yesteryear. Strong Bitter Silver Medal GGBF 2004.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martin243 (696) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Pint at the Boathouse in Wylam. Poured slightly hazy golden colour with a grapefruit aroma. Loads of sharp fruit flavour, refreshing, with a pleasantly astringent finish. A truly lovely beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2446) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2012
Cask by handpump at Cloisters, Edinburgh (15 May 12) - slightly hazy golden ale, good creamy white head, citrus hop aroma, fruity citrus flavour, dryish finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (2963) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2012
Cask @ Cloisters. Golden colour, good head. Fish & chip aroma. Citrus resin biscuit malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. A good bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Very pale but surprisingly malty sweet in aroma. Lots of tropical fruit on top tho. And this carries in to the flavour, which is perfectly balanced. As an English IPA this definitely stands out from the crowd. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dogbomb (863) - ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Cask at Newcastle Beer Festival. Pale gold with a thin white head. Hop smell. Lime and grapefruit. Mouthfeel nice and light. Grapefruit. Zest. Had a bit of hop Flower in it. Not a nice surprise. Finish not as bitter as expected.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
AKSalmon (74) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2012
Poured this one into am English pint. The appearance is golden slightly cloudy with a white head. Aroma is citrus and the flavour is very hoppy with a strong bitter finish. It flows acrost the palate a little oily. Overall I am not a big fan of IPAs but I can say it is a decent one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1841) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2012
[cask at Cloisters Bar, Edinburgh] Golden amber beer, with a decent white head. Sweet caramel malt aroma, alongside a tropical fruit aroma – plenty of mango and passion fruit on the nose. On the taste, too – it’s very slick, there’s that sweet caramel flavour combining with the passion fruit and papaya from the hops. The whole things is very creamy, and finishes bittersweet. Nice stuff – would maybe overload the palate after a couple, but who cares? [08032012]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a light golden with a thick white head. A great passion fruit aroma with caramel and pineapple also. Similar flavours with a dry finish. Moderate carbonation. Lovely.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (1898) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle from Beers of Europe
Light amber...clear...frothy white head...bit of lacing...Aroma of sweet malt..not much else on the nose..Taste of sweet malts...citrus grapefruit hops...good flavour...Palate is light bitter citrus..soft carb..texture smooth bit oily...Finish of citrus grapefruit, viscous, bit sweet.
Overall - Best Mordue beer I’ve tried - good IPA - would like to try this cask.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Yeastyboys (3) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2011 does not count
The best IPA I have tasted, grapefruit and citrus notes balanced with a dry bitterness.


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