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

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RATINGS: 148   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. Shes become an all-grown-up fully-fledged member of the permanent range. And like the doting parents we are, were 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 BUone for hopheads and beer nerds everywhere.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen1 (2316) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2013
Fra fat p CBC mai-13: Mye tropisk aroma takket vre Galaxy, Citra og Motueka-humlene, men helhetsinntrykket er allikevel at dette er en enkel l.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (5676) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2013
[5/3/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Clear amber. Hoppy aroma, a bit stale, with some pine, citric and floral notes. Dry-ish hoppy flavor with floral and slightly grapefruity hops. Medium-bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10423) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Draught at CBC. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (6049) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2013
On tap at CBC, pours a clear orange with a tiny off-white head. Aroma of tons of oranges, lots of caramel malts, and loads of dry hops. Flavour brings out loads of oranges, dry citrusy hops, and dry caramel malts. Very fruity and dry, but without much complexity. Decent stuff, but pretty amateur stuff. Not so impressive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (4967) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2013
Tap @ CBC2013. Clear golden color, short head. Aroma of fruity hops, some malt. Bitter in taste. Decent standard IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13771) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
Tap @ CBC, 2013. Pours unclear golden with a white head. Massive orange, caramel and toffee. Sweet. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benfi (519) - DENMARK - MAY 5, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2013 Pours clear golden-copper color with a small head. Aroma of mild cardboard, faint hops and fruits. Flavour of citrus fruits, hoppy notes, grass and cardboard

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (1574) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 4, 2013
Lurks on the red side of amber (which I love). An off-white head sits on top with a touch of sparkle. The aroma suggests plentiful dry-hopping: arms loads of spruce and amber resin, red bark and some orange apple flavours (like Coxs - which I just cant help but imagine whenever Motueka hops are involved). There is plentiful mouthfeel and just lush amber malt, spruce and resinous bitterness characters all over. This is everything that IPA hounds love about a new world IPA. It is forthright and full of brash character. It is brassy and endearing and happily invites you for seconds. Big like from me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (5978) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2013
Sample @ CBC13.
Pours clear golden-copper color with a small head. Aroma of mild cardboard, faint hops and fruits. Flavour of citrus fruits, hoppy notes, grass and cardboard. Not at its prime anymore.
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3684) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013

Pours dark orange with a smooth white head. Aroma of caramely malts, sweet notes, some grassy hops. Taste is sweet and sticky with some malty notes, caramel and fruits. Finish is sweetish and sticky with some malty and hoppy notes. Doesnt feel very fresh.


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