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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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"Hops are bitter weeds of spite, That blunt the sugars, try to bite..." This is our first properly-hoppy beer. We wanted a beer that was dry and bitter, and that’s what we got. 5.4% abv with all UK grown hedgerow variety hops: Pioneer, First Gold and Sovereign. You know what? If you think you like hoppy beers, this might surprise you. It’s a different kind of bitterness to US hops. These hops are leafy weeds, very bitter and less aromatic. We love it!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (1533) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 28.09.2013, 0,65l bottle (bottled august 2010, 1st batch) shared with Palme @ train from Bodegraven to Leiden:
Big slightly bubbly longlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet grainy, wet grain, dried fruits, hay, sugar, grass. Taste is slightly dry grassy, light malts, hay, grass, wet grain, herbs, cardboard, weeds. Longlasting bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Pretty boring, definitely a old bottle if the labelling is correct.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2013
A clear yellow/orange colored beer, with a big thick foamy off white head. The aroma is fruity, citrus, some hop. The taste is dry bitter and notes of fruit. The aftertaste is strong bitter, dry and a little sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2012
22oz bottle-shared by jtclockwork-tight foamy offwhite-hazy gold. A-citrus-lemon, lt/med malt-bready. T-citrus rind, drying, lt/med malt-bready.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7119) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy apricot gold with a white head. Nose/taste of sweet malt, dry bread, lemon, toasted grain, dried apricot pit and mild spice. Nose has some hints of apple core - not noticeable in taste. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (9855) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle at Nikki and Andre’s wedding, CT. Shame a good bit of the bottle spilled after some dude knocked it over. Never the less, what I had was very good. Plenty of earthy hops throughout, light toasty bread, light to medium sweetness, dirt, faint dry caramel. Light to medium bodied with creamy carbonation. Good balance to finish, moderate bitterness of earth, light leaves, toast. Solid. Nails the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (2630) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2012
Clear amber colour, beige head. Aroma of caramel, malts, red fruits, oranges and light chlorine. Bitter flavour, quite malty. Quite dry. Finish malty sweet, pronounced bitter tones and orange marmelade.
(From 66cl bottle shared @ ZZT IV)

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3484) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is flowery hops, some yeasty notes. Flavour is very bitter of herbal spicy hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (4679) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2012
Sample at the molen tasting. Decent white head. Clear golden pour. Nice hoppy bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaartenRF10 (1464) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2012
Clear light orange golden, huge white head. Not that much aroma, some hop and citrus fruits. Very bitter. Little bit off funk. Dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3149) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle @ 2nd tuesday tasting hosted by dEnk at De Molen. Clear golden pour, huge foamy white head. Aroma is spicy, slightly fruity. Flavor is heavy bitter, citrus hop and spicy. Well balanced and well hopped. Nice brew.


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