Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This is a Hop Driven, Malty Ale with a strong bitterness thanks to a good dose of Citra and Galaxy hops. Its a tough nut, but loveable all the same.

Those of you that loiter in bottleshops in your spare time will probably have noticed that our Rare Breed IPA is no longer a Rare Breed. She’s become an all-grown-up fully-fledged member of the permanent range. …And like the doting parents we are, we’re super proud of her. She still has the same big tropical hop aroma – we dry-hop using Galaxy (Tas), Citra (USA) and Motueka (NZ), and full malty body (Ale malt, Wheat and Crystal malts). Specs are: 6.2% abv, 65 BU…one for hopheads and beer nerds everywhere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1856) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2012
Brunorange, lätt grumlig öl, med ett gräddigt vitt skum. Melon, kiwi och blommor i aromen, men där finns också något av fadd doft, som en jordkällare. Härliga smaker av grape, apelsin, russin och tallbarr. En trevlig IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1688) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2012
Aroma: Smelling of pine, resin, needles and bitter grape-fruit.
Appearance: A clouded amber brew with an off-white head leaving little lacing but good curtains.
Taste: Sweet bread, toffee, pine soap, citric juices and peels.
Palate: Medium carbonation, fresh texture, medium low body, a slightly dry finish.
Overall: Very much in the smell, a bit short in the body. But not bad ...
Note: Bottle 650 ml. Reviewed 2012-10-13.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_est_deus (806) - örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2012 Omdöme ändrat pga jag upptäckte att den blev bättre efter att flaskan stått öppen, denna flaska så testas ölen luftad. Oklar orange brun med färgat tätt skum av små bubblor. Doftar söt malt, kaffe, kola, tropiska frukter, honung och jord. Smakar kaffe, kakao beska, citrus, ananas, jord, omogen banan, bränt socker. "Vuxen" eftersmak, bark och Citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LoFi (1637) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle. Amber with an off-white head. Aroma: caramel, floral, resin and pollen. Taste: butterscotch, some kind of tropical fruit, pine, medium bitter, resin in the finish. Medium-bodied. Nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6446) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 4, 2012
Big offwhite head. Clear amber body with strong carbonation. Fruity metallic toffee aroma with perfumy earthy raisiny notes. Unusual aroma. Dry-sweet vinous pineapple taste with earthy resiny notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish burnt caramel and resin aftertaste with tropical fruit and gooseberry notes. Interesting and drinkable. Quite refreshing, too. (0.75l bottle, Systembolaget, Nordstan, Göteborg.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SimonRoller (391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2012
Bottle, pours clear amber with medium head. Aroma is pretty subtle with some citrus, some bread and sweet fruits. Taste is like aroma with some more tropical fruits. Pretty weak body. Not to exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle. Pours a an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with weak hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish with some weak bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4675) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle from SB cons 2012-09-22 Lysekil AR: butter, apricot, tea, AP: hazy amber red body, frothy deminishing dirty white head F: fizzy, bubblegum, apricot, pine, grapefruit bitterness, pretty tired IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (12025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2012
640 ml bottle. Amber/coppercolor with a nice offwhite head. Aroma from tropical fruits, pineapple, mango and apricots, malty, cream notes, grapefruit, pine, nice fresh bitterness. Hoppy floral flavor, citrus, grapefruit, mango, apricots, grassy, some metal. Balanced hop finish with citrus, pine and some floral notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lilja (1906) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2012
Dofta gott av torkad frukt och smörkola. Smaken är snabb och abrupt och följd av en torr beska.

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