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Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KingsBrew (36) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 15, 2014
330ml bottle, Pleasant aroma, Amber colour with off white head, Medium body, Hoppy, metallic notes, very bitter and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBaboon (1558) - FINLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Pours gold with whitehead. Aroma is exotic fuity, caramel and pine. Flavour is medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter, pine and fruity. Lingering bitterness.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
theodorereg (21) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2014
Love the strong hop taste. Almost brown in colour. Once tongue adjusts to taste, other beers taste too mild.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
armando629 (2408) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 11, 2014
0,33 l bottle, Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
Clear deep golden ale with a small white head that went away fast. Fruity aroma withe, resin and pine, sime yeast. A bit watery palate, fine carbonation with nice hoppy character Resin, grape and grape seeds, juniper. Fine, need a bit more body.

2.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bathory (458) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2014
Pours a hazy amber colour with a soapy white head. Strong aroma of passionfruit, some citrus, grass and pine. Taste is adds som more caramel aswell. Finish is a bitt too bitter for me, not enough malts to cope with the hops. Medium body and a bit soapy mouthfeel as a result of a bit too much carbonation. Okey, but with some issues.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12551) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Little bit earthy, some floral hop is sweet. Earthy and a light phenolic character. Not much hop but ok pale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Supertrev (55) - CHINA - DEC 23, 2013
light golden brown. Mine didn't show head retention. Aroma is mild but has a big bite initially. Can't comment on palate because my tongue is numb from too many previous IPAs. But it seems nice enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SNL (233) - - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber pour, minimal head. Nice citrus aroma, with taste being mostly hoppy. Undertones of citrus. Good IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhammaren (1064) - FINLAND - DEC 7, 2013
.33l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar Pours clear golden with low head. Leaves some lacing. Aroma is hops, sweat, herbs, malts. Flavor is hops, fruits, malts. Palate is dry and hopsy.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crippledbrewer (45) - - NOV 24, 2013
A nice deep amber with a light creamy head that clings to the glass in a delicate lace. The aroma is citrus, grapefruit and some pine. Taste is aged hops with a solid malt backbone, citrus, medium body and a nice pine resin after taste.


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