Brewed by Ninkasi Fabriques
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tarare, France
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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Jadis exportee vers les colonies britanniquies, l'India Pale Ale est une biere cuirvee au corps malte. Son attaque en bouche est puissamment fruitee. Elle vous livrera ensuite use franche amertume qui envahira litteralement votre palais.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 13, 2010
In short: A different kind of hoppy beer. Very smooth highly drinkable beer.
How: Bottle (22oz?, 750ml?). Consumed fresh a few weeks after purchase directly in France. Tasting session with Montreal crew.
The look: Opaque dark orange body topped by a medium off-white head
In long: Nose is very tangy and fresh grass. Taste is orange muffin, a lot straws, yeast, a bit of earth, some citrus fruits, some grass. Very mild bitterness. The carbonation is smooth. Something about the straw-like malts and yeast made for a body that felt very light yet very full. Far from an intense beer, this one is overall very smooth. This was a fun beer, and one I could drink many pints of. This is a good beer and I don’t know why that beer got trashed by so many ratings. I think these people have a chip on their shoulder. The easiest point of amputation is the neck.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5991) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2010
750ml Bottle - Amber with a foamy head. Hoppy aroma with hints of grapefruit, tea and toffee. Hoppy and fruity taste with notes of grapefruit and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5131) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle from Cave à Bulles. Cloudy amber with a dense offwhite head. Nice citric fruit aroma with hints of bread underneath. Herbal hoppiness that works well together with the orange fruit flavours. A bit grainy mouthfeel. Interestingly different IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fred82 (2118) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 15, 2010
Bottle at a tasting thanks to David and Catherine
Appearance : Hazy amber, some lacing and small head.
Aroma : Fruity and hoppy. Very nice fruits. Some malt.
Taste : Very fresh and fruity. Carbonation quite soft.
Overall : Very very fruity. Quite enjoyable. Very drinkable. Maybe a bit simple or a bit too much on the fruit juice side. Still very enjoyable. A bit of a surprise.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (7354) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2010
A really cool bomber brought back from France by Craig, thanks man. Pours a cloudy yellow color with a medium white head. The aroma is straw, grainy, yeasty, sweet earthy hops. The flavor is not a hop-head’s dream, but sweet, yeasty, here comes the profiling, but it tasted like a biere de garde. Nice and easygoing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (6103) - Utah, USA - APR 25, 2010
22oz bottle from La Cave a Bulles in Paris
Appearance: Slightly hazy yellow with a nice white head, very little lacing
Aroma: Caramel, wheat, fruit and lemon
Taste: Sweet malts, lemon and some hop bitterness in the finish
A very nice beer, very crisp and clean on the palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottle 750ml.
Light unclear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, butter, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, moderate acidic and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090821]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RORO (6) - FRANCE - OCT 22, 2009 does not count
belle attaque en bouche du caramel suivie de notes d’agrumes plus prononcer que leur ambrée une bière tres équilibré la meilleur bière de cette brasserie

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (15567) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2009
Bottle, 75cl, courtesy of Ungstrup.A hazy, orange-golden beer with a small, off-white head. Citrusy nose, mostly orange, with pale malts. Orange juice, pale malts, some sweetness and a little acidity in the flavor. Dry mouthfeel. There’s some bitterness in the finish, but not enough, dry and citrusy. It’s a very acidic one considering it’s an IPA, but quite drinkable. 090821

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2009
Bottle. Big head and dark amber liquid. Smells like an IPA with a Belgian bias. Falvour is many different vegetables, cinamon and a Belgian IPA. Second sip has some real ugly chemical notes. Alcohol notes as well.

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