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Riverside Seventy Seven IPA

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Brewed by Riverside Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Parramatta, NSW, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Seventy Seven is a big American style IPA and a celebration of hops utilising four different hops throughout the brewing process. Seventy Seven starts big then finishes clean leaving you wanting more. But be careful, as this one’s a real heavyweight!
Seventy Seven IPA is unfiltered and bottle conditioned for maximum taste and enjoyment.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KeefOz (1137) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2015
Poured a cloudy dark golden amber colour with a one-finger off-white frothy head that retained for quite a while and laced well. Carbonation moderate to high and fine. Aroma of beautiful fruity hops (citrus, hints of passionfruit), spices and hints of malt; alcohol very well hidden. Taste from start to finish dominated by a really nice bitterness plus spices, citrus, tropical fruits which made me want more; alcohol well hidden. Light to medium body. Smooth and crisp with a lingering moderately strong bitterness on the finish. Very nice and tasty and a good beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1152) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2015
From a 330ml bottle on 14/7/2015. Pours a clear deep golden with a small head. Has a nice aroma with floral, fruity and herbal notes. In the mouth, there’s biscuity and caramel malt, a hefty dose of sweet stone fruit (apricot and peach), and some spice at the back. The bitterness is firm without being over the top. The texture is slick and chewy with average carbonation. I really like this. Not particularly US or English in style, it’s very tasty and drinks very easily for 7.7%.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1440) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2015
Tru Bru ontap(11-Jul-2015)Citrus tropical herbal aroma.Dark amber,low head&suds lace.Rich fruit herbal caramel flavour.Resin fruit finish&bitter herbal aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lunkie (1565) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2015
Floral herbal hop aroma. Murky brown colour fair head and lacing. Malt spice herbal flavour. Smooth palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
magpieken (129) - - JUN 18, 2015
330ml bottle. Opaque, pale amber / copper colour with frothy, beige head which reduced to a ring but left some nice lacing. Pleasant but restrained and balanced aroma of citrus, tropical fruit, caramel and malt. Light to medium sweetness and similar bitterness. Light to medium body, thin texture, soft carbonation and some resin in the finish. Not bold enough to be considered an American style IPA but decent enough on its own merits and perilously drinkable at 7.7abv. 7.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VinegarStroke (342) - Napa, California, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle (12 months aged): Hazy, cloudy, copper brown with a light head and a little lace. The aroma is very lifted with malt and sweet citrus hops. Loads of caramel. Dry, not sour but a slightly acid edge due to co2 and moderately high bitterness. Loads of caramel on the palate. Huge CO2 and very creamy. Lots of yeast and fruit aromatic ally and on the palate. Some dried fruit also present. This is a very English style of IPA. I really find this style very interesting and unique compared to the U.S. IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malrider69 (92) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2015
Pours a golden colour with a substantial head. The aroma is of resin and bitterness is moderate that is medium-lasting on the palate. Another good quality beer from Riverside.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ComradeK (1070) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2015
Draught at the Oriental Hotel, Tumut. Pours a hazy medium amber, with a moderate off-white head, which lasts well and leaves good lacing. Resin and citrus hops mingle with nutty malt in the aroma. Floral and resin hops up front are backed by a solid malt backbone, with plenty of nutty and toffee notes. Citrus hops come through in the finish. All in all a good malty style of IPA, although not as highly hopped as one expects in a beer of this style.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TedE (497) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2015
330ml bottle into pint glass. Floral hop nose, some spicy notes too. Cloudy copper beer with thin off-white head. Beautiful bitter taste with excellent body. Finish is hoppy and short. Great beer, hides its 7.7% well. Gimme another!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1529) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2015
330mL bottle from Beer Cartel Hazy orange gold body, firm white foam. Hoppy nose; woody spice, dried leafy herbs, stone & tropical fruits, earthy, bitter citrus undertones with a good measure of biscuity, carame malt. Full body, good weight that obviously means business, with some slickness & smooth carbonation. Big malty body with notes of caramel, toast & biscuit, supports big hop flavours of pine, earthy spice, cooked tropical fruits, melon & grass. Slight warmth on a relatively tame (for an AIPA) bitter finish. Good drop, on par with most of its American counterparts.


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