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St Andrews India Pale Ale

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Brewed by St Andrews
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Glenrothes, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This big, bold, bitter IPA not only shows off a super hop kick but a depth of orange, apricot and ropical fruit flavours that are both refreshing and complex. Crammed full of four aromatic hop varieties, a fantastically tasty beer.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (912) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear amber colour, frothy white foam head leaving lots of lacing and aroma is grainy & yeasty. Taste of malt & grain, spice with some citrus rind & woody pine bitterness. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry bitter finish. Quite OK.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (18972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
Bottled. Hazy golden, mid sized head. Peppery citric nose. Mid dry with light-medium body and spritzy, rounded mouthfeel. Wheat bread and light tropical fruits. Distinct bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SNL (128) - - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle, 500 ml. Clear golden, medium White head. Malty Nose, not much fruit. Taste is mildly sour, followed by malt. Abrupt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2465) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2013
Cask by handpump at Troon Beer Festival - cask by handpump at Troon Beer Festival - hazy deep golden, very thin head, nice fruity, citrus, resiny aroma, no lacing, fruity flavour, oily texture, bittersweet finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jd543 (363) - SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2013
Golden to orange colour with a big, foamy, white head (this dissipates quite quickly, but leaves a decent enough bit of froth. Aroma is hoppy but a bit bready or yeasty. Flavour is a nice balance of hops and malt; not too sweet and with a bit of citrus. Great texture, oily with a bit of fizz. Good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
iammarc (385) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2013
500ml bottle from Tomlinsons. Clear yellow pour with clean white head. Zesty aroma, followed by apricots, hints of peach, citrus tastes. Lively carbonation with a slick finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (5557) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Bottle at home. It pours clear amber with a thick yellow-white head. The nose is manure, toast, grass, zesty citrus, resin and light vomit. The taste is soft orange, tangerine, apricot, pine, resinous, bitter, metallic aspect and grass with a long, bitter-dry finish. Medium body and lively carbonation. I am not convinced by the smell, but it tastes pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2132) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2012
My 1100th beer. Pours golden with some head. Nose of grapefruit and lemon barley water. Taste is more of the lemon barley water and some herbs on the finish. Palate medium bodied and textured with a tangy clean finish. Overall a well made IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (2977) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle from The Cave. Very cloudy amber brown colour, reasonable head. Big resin hop aroma. Fruity apricot pine hop flavour. Quite light and smooth for an IPA. Refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1841) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2012
[cask at SRAF’12] Slightly hazy golden amber, bubble white head. Lovely aroma of lemon and lime citrus, sweet toffee. Not sure if this is dry-hopped or not, but it smells and tastes like it. Great hop presence – citrus and grass on the taste, with some slightly resinous notes. Long dry finish. Impressive [28062012]


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