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Brewed by ParrotDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Wellington, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An aggressive, tropical NZ hopped aroma gives way to the rich, copper coloured malt base and a huge lingering bitterness to finish. In an ode to its ancestors, we’ve used all English malts in the grist and a bold English bittering hop in the boil.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1319) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2013
Slowbeer bottle (5-Oct-13) Pineapple, spicy and light veg aroma. Murky amber red colour, poor head and suds lacing. Veggie light caramel malt spicy flavour. Big bitter pine herbal aniseed finish and spicy capsicum pine aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brodies_Best (260) - Auckland Central, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 4, 2013
Pours orange golden clear without much head. Aroma is sweet caramel slight floral hops. Taste is nutty and bitter. Aftertaste is nutty and flattens out. Dry.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kiwianer (3390) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 3, 2013
The head is good, the body brown-orange. It smells hoppy, bit bitter, malty, aromatic, fruity. The taste is malty, intensive hoparomatic, fruity, bitter. Good 12/13/12/12/-/12

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mattress63 (65) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2013
330ml bottle from Archive. My first ever Parrot Dog beer as I’d read about the Bitch before. Nice IPA with a very hoppy taste and just the right amount of malt. Nice aroma. Good linger on the palate with the bitterness as described that stays with you. A very good IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmmarshall (15) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2013
Nice english/nz ipa. Sweet aromas. Light caramel malt that combines well with the grassy/piney hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bgb1991 (120) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2013
Aroma does not give away much for me. Appearance is about as cloudy as they come while keeping a golden colour. If bitter is what you are after there are better beers but this beer balances classic malt character with a sharp bitter finish, a well balanced beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
duncanneilson (7) - - SEP 11, 2013 does not count
One of my favourites and a great Wellington brew, bitter as the name suggests but with some complementary sweetness and malt. Plenty of hops. Delish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brenhophead (602) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 8, 2013
330mL bottle. Pours deep amber with a very small off white head and nice sweet grassy/piney aroma. Very nice flavour to this beer, hints of pine, sweet burnt caramel, slight grassey notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (1078) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours a nice deep golden colour with a creamy white head. Nose upfront has stone fruits and a biscuit malt. Taste has a lingering sweet biscuit/caramel malt bitterness. Solid hop profile too. Not too bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopRedHead (393) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours clear golden orange with a short, khaki head. Immediate aroma of stone fruits, cherries and a touch of resin. Taste is smooth, caramel malts backed by a summer fruit hop profile. Upfront bitterness and well concealed booze, really solid IPA.


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