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Brewed by Mount Begbie Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Revelstoke, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A generously hopped IPA, balanced by a diabolical blend of rich specialty malts and pure mountain water. A wicked ale that leaves you lusting for more!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (21) - CANADA - APR 19, 2014
Pours a clear copper with one finger of white head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, light lacing. Nose is piney hops, with a little malt backing. Taste delivers exactly what the nose promises. Mouth feel is medium-bodied, with a lingering bitter hop finish. It might be a nasty habit, but it’s my kind of nasty habit.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (135) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2014
Aroma slightly malty and hoppy. Pours a rich copper color with a quick fading head. Taste is a bit funky. Not a great IPA but not the worst I have had either.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (140) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark golden pour with white head. Aroma has sweet malt. Taste has medium bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (3672) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle courtesy Fratto. Pours a clear orange red color with a light bubbly head. Aroma is sweet hops, a nice citrusy note with hops. Flavor is dry, hoppy sweet, sugary and candy. Wow this is actually nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
THE_Beergod (5) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2013 does not count
Great beer! Hoppy aroma with fruity after taste. For those who have tasted a "Matilda Bay -Fat Yak" it is similar but sweeter but unfortunately low on head and gas. Still, Mt Begbie can do no wrong with their "strong beers".

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sulawang (545) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 10, 2013
pours a nice clear copper orange with a small head and thin retention, almost no activity. Strong citrus malts and sour hops on the nose. Attack: 5/10-sweetness, light creamy Mid-palate: very sharp bitter, dryness, bitter hops, orange peel, grapefruit with pith Finish: lingering hoppy bitter, slightly watery carry. Quite sharp bitter grapefruity hops on this one. Not the most gentle of IPAs, beware.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
manisthebeer (240) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2013
WHOA// THAT IS A NASTY HABIT//WHERES THE BALANCE// hop overload with a terrible lingering finish no balance or counteracting flavors just a good ol hop to the face no phone call ouch

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vadie (528) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2013
Couleur ambrée foncé. Petite mousse. Goüt de caramel, malt et houblon. L’amertume est très bien équilibrée avec le malt.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
XL1200N (8) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAR 16, 2013 does not count
A nice sudsy beer. Quite balanced with some bitter citrus and pinecone vs a smooth malt. Labeled as a ’strong beer’ but actually very approachable. I sensed a bit of dilution. A decent IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle at thirdeye11’s birthday party. Orange amber color with a white head. This is a very balanced IPA. I get a lot of biscuit malt, as well as some nice orange and pine notes from the hops. Not bad.


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