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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Specialty Grain
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Better tasting than a speeding bullet. krypton will be hard not to drink in a single gulp. Spicy rye malt and big citrus hop flavours make krypton the perfect refreshment in your fortress of solitude. Hop, hop and away!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UXO (1406) - CANADA - MAY 25, 2016
Appearance: clear pale to medium gold with one fat finger of creamy white head, excellent retention and moderate lacing. (4/5) Aroma: pithy citrus, pine, caramel malt, rye. (7/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter, light peppery spice. (7/10) Medium-light slightly oily body, lively to moderate carbonation, lingering and building bitter finish. (4/5) A decent interpretation of one of my favourite variants of one of my favourite types. The rye works well with the hop bitterness, adding an extra peppery spice kick, particularly through the finish. Well worth trying. (15/20)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (768) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - APR 30, 2016
341ml bottle. Pours a clear orange with a small, frothy, long lasting, off-white head. Fruity aroma of grapefruit, peach, pine, caramel malt and rye. Sweet flavour of grapefruit, peach, orange, caramel malt, pine needles, grass and rye with a dry, bitter, resiny hop finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sulawang (986) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2016
Visual: Pours translucent golden orange without much head, a thin spotty layer of retention, only a few singular very slow steady streams. Nose: honey-toffee malt, orange citrus undertones. (lvl-7)-pungency Attack: crisp-thicker mouthfeel, incoming malty Mid-palate: half-creamy, (MAIN) orange-citrusy hops, sweet barley malt-> (lvl-5)-sweetness Finish: white peppery rye with bitter melon hopped bitterness dry finish. Summary: Good interesting incorporation of rye into the IPA. An enjoyable brew of citrus, malt and bitter hops.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisardcath (5) - - OCT 9, 2015 does not count
It feels like they took their Hop Circle IPA, bottled it and stuck a different label on it. The Hop Circle is freakin’ amazing though, so yeah, this too, is pretty good. Just feel I was scammed a little :/ Very slight different taste on the finish that’s about it. Overall, still a fantastic beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3200) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 3, 2015
Light copper body, foamy off white head, some retention, some lacing. Biscuit and resin aroma. Taste is sweet and biscuity, with a touch of bitterness in the finish. Alright beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_sully (437) - - MAY 31, 2015
Clear Amberish yellow with a frothy white head. Aroma of floral and citrus. Taste of citrus and bitter hops with strong floral notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2628) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 23, 2015
A solid rye ale. Pours a dark golden. Nice lacing. Aromas of rye bread, citrus, and a touch of sour cream and onion chips. Interesting. Nice rye and citrus flavours followed by a nice hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (6673) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle. Somewhat cloyingly perfumed hop aroma. Golden, offwhite head. Medium light mellow body. Sweet tropical, not quite as grandmotherly as in the nose, nice in the end, did not taste like a noble gas at all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadie (1225) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2015
Jaune avec un col moyen blanc L’arôme d’houblon et du seigle. Le goût est le même, presque équilibré avec du malt léger.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GothGargoyle (2315) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Golden with a pale head. Aroma is citrus, rye, caramel. Light bodied, bitter on the palate with a little balancing sweetness and a slightly metallic aftertaste. Taste is bitter citrus peel.


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