Brewed by Salopian
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Shrewsbury, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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Cask; Special - April 2013.Also available bottle conditioned.

Swathes of pine, lime. Hopped with Citra and Saaz. Brewed using malted barley and wheat. Contains live yeast.

leaparsons' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8976) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle. Haxy gold with an off white head. Aromas are woody pine and pineapple with yeast. Lychee with candy sugar and thin grapefruit. Toast with floral notes and herbal and slightly minty notes. Flavours are sweet biscuit with mixed tropical fruit and leafy, herbal notes. Slightly green pine with grapefruit bitterness and zesty lemon. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2593) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2015
Cask @ OT. Sweet, grainy and highly alcoholic brew with notes of grape fruit and orange cest. Not the best one I’ve had from Salopian.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (4131) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
On keg at Firefly, Worcester. Appearance - golden with a proportionate head. Nose - lime and overripe melon. Taste - more tropical with lime finish. Edging into lime marmalade. Palate - medium bodied with a big tangy texture and a long dry tangy finish. Overall - tasty. Would say this was an imperial ipa just.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (5282) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2015
33cl bottle from Beer52.com. A murky amber pour with a billowing white head; quite a gentle aroma with some grass from the Saaz hops coming through the citrus from the Citra; the Citra hops dominate the taste though, with a rich sweet grapefruit taste, and a creamy body, perhaps from the barley; the finish is smooth with a lasting grapefruit bitterness, and a pleasant rounded warmth. A subtle and very drinkable IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (209) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2015
Murky gold beer with frothy white head. Citrus aromas, and massive pine flavours with citrus in the background. Really good beer, and makes a nice change from hop bomb IPAs. Great stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anfractuosity (252) - - MAY 15, 2015
Sweet high alcohol. Very enjoyable beer.............................................

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blueden (31) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
A bottle via beer52. Always like to see a beer with live yeast. No malt/hop balance just an overpowering hop taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (1910) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
On cask at Congress, Longton. Pours amber with off white head. Well hopped but a little too boozy so a little hard work. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresthepath (1833) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Bottle from Appleyards Deli, Shrewsbury. Murky golden-amber with a thin white head. Good resinous mouthfeel. Pine up front then lots of citrus- sour lemon and grapefruit- followed by some mango and then a dirty, earthy bitterness to finish. Didn’t do it for me at all- I’m quite surprised by the high scores here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (13371) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2015
Gravity dispense at Craft 100, CBC Clapham, 02/04/15. Hazed golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is orange peel, earthy hop notes, tangerine, bread dough, straw. Taste comprises juicy hops, mango, bitter orange, straw, sweet notes, light mango shreds. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (14691) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
At Craft 100 150403. Hazy golden, small head. Hoppy bready aroma, bitter, caramel, citrus and raisins, malty flavor, bready, butter, citrus, grassy, some hay. A bit disappointing.

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