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Sadler’s Dr. Hardwicke’s Double IPA

Brewed by Sadler’s
Style: Imperial IPA
Lye, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Cask; Special.
Dr.Hardwicke’s Double IPA 8.5%. Brewed with huge amounts of 3 varieties of American Hops, added continuously over a 85 minute boil and then dry hopped in the fermenter and cask. What better way to enjoy soring that with a pint of 8.5% Double IPA :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (6866) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle from B&M Bargains, Halifax. Golden with a thin head. Very strong tasting with the tropical fruitiness remaining very stated. There’s a lot of fruit to be found in its nose as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (3758) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Very pale golden coloured with an earthy citrus and peppery hop flavour, malty notes followed by pineapple and spicy fruit on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arsol (787) - NORWAY - JAN 1, 2015
Noe tĺkete lys brun med hvitt skum. Lukter karamell, malt alkohol. Lite humlepreg over denne. Tam i smak. noe bitter avslutning.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (2416) - Sřrumsand, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2014
Gylden brun klar med lavt hvitt skum. Lukter stenfrukter og karamell. Smaker sřtt av karamell med fin bitter avslutning.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle from Ship in a Bottle, West Kirby. Golden looks with a meek white head. Aroma a tad lacking with some muted hop and caramel. Sweet boozy flavour with some tropical fruit notes. Ok but not quite the phat hop hit I was hoping for.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Bottled 16/09/14. A golden coloured beer with a whitish ring of head. Pretty good. Very boozy, fruity and hoppy. Sharp bitterness. Not in your face big like most IIPAs. Almost more like a golden barley wine. Malts merge well. A long finish. I like it. Strong and tasty although the aroma is thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoNm (1994) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - SEP 10, 2014
Pours a clear, orangey golden color, topped with a decent just slightly off-white head. A very pleasant malty aroma, mild citruses easily picked up. The taste is bittery, develops a more sweet taste later. Some fruity and biscuity notes towards the end and a bit metallic in the aftertaste. Apart from that, very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Connor66 (60) - - AUG 23, 2014
Hoop taste is not as strong as expected . light color good taste after taste is a bit strong but like it

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle B&M Bargains. Sweet syrup dominates everything unfortunately and the big hops are pretty much out of the picture. Metallic characteristics, could almost be a tinned beer. Hope the cask version is a lot better - I assume it is, given the high score.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (7203) - ITALY - JUL 29, 2014
oro carico buona schiuma persistente nado luppolato note fruttate agrumate discreta intensita un tocco maltato secchezza media buon amaro non molto lungo lieve nota alcolica

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