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Brewed by Mountain Goat Beer
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
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RATINGS: 154   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.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Supertrev (70) - 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 (307) - - 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 (1165) - 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alang51 (38) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - NOV 22, 2013
Like the malt flavour coming through. Didn’t get the citris taste that others claim like a sierra Nevada.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 16, 2013
Bottled @Beer Hunters
Clear copper color, small off-white head. Resiny hoppy aroma. Light to medium-bodied. Piney, resiny hoppy. Perhaps some citrus, doesn’t feel very fresh.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1359) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle at eikan pub, järvenpää. Clear copper brown color, small white head. Nice fresh malty aroma with hops. Malty body with big dry hops, fruity, dry long finish, also quite high co2.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11863) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013 - Day 2, Session 1. Cascade and Galaxy version, evidently. Pours clear, deep gold with a clinging light beige cream head. The nose has decent citrus presence, orange and grapefruit, faint pine. Medium sweet flavor with slightly aged hops, tangerine. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Light pine resins to finish with sugary citrus and bready malts. Fair.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ration (1971) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2013
251013. Bottle at Tuulensuu, Tampere. Pours clear copper with a nice small head. Aroma citrus hops. Medium light body. Something missing from the after taste. Not Bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (3049) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2013
22-OCT-2013, bottle @home, from Mikkeller & Friends. Quite cheap. Clearly marked down. Why? Too old, perhaps? Dark, dark golden or rather amber with with lasting tan head. Aroma is clearly dryhopped with grassy notes. But also tired madeira elements on a very malty body. Taste is very malty and sweet.. Grassy, grape fruit. Touch of pine. Very bitter. Very citrus driven hops. Above average body, medium carbonation. Would have loved this when fresh, I am sure:-)


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