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

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.


iammarc's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
iammarc (385) - Inverness, - 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 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (4009) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 2, 2015
keg at the brewery
moderately bitter and medium bodied, some piney notes but lacking in aroma. slightly undercarbonated for that expected for a kegged beer- explained to be conditioned key keg to keep CAMRA happy - a shame brewery feels necessity to do this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is citrus, caramel, taste is light sweet orange.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (1377) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
500ml bottle, pours hazy gold with a small white head. caramel, bready malt, a bit of cardboardy off-flavour. Astringent orange and a bit sour. bitter, dry finish. lively carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
weordie (367) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2014
Pours an deep amber, with a small white head. Aroma of oranges. Florally hoppy taste with a bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6610) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2014
500ml bottle from the Scottish Real Ale Shop. Pours golden with a light haze, thick white head. Aromas of citrus and caramel, mostly oranges. Taste is more bitter orange. Medium body, bitter finish. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martynhall20 (15) - Hounslow, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Light amber colour, slightly hazy. Good sized white head, long lasting. Aroma of ripe fruit, orange & grapefruit. Bitter citrus taste, very little sweetness. Gradual fade of taste, but long lasting. Refreshing and very easy to drink. Drank with a hot a spicy curry, perfect.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Valinch69 (12) - - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle from Fine Wine Company (Portobello). Clear gold pour with a minimal white head. Ripe orange, kumquat, passion fruit aromas. A subtle bitterness ensures that the flavours aren’t subdued too much, there’s also a touch of sweetness that takes the edge off the hop bitterness. Average carbonation and a decent finish. Overall a very good beer. I like this a lot.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
4th June 2014
Lightly hazy gold beer, tidy off white head. Palate is airy and dry. Modest fine carbonation. Light airy malt, dry. Mellow pithy orange and orange peel. Airy dry finish. Mild bitter linger. Light and pleasant enough.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
unstablefable (228) - SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2014
Pours a hazy orange gold, with a half the glass fizzy head, which dissipates at a medium to quick rate. Nose is caramel, grain, malt, with a developing hint of orange pith. Taste is a decent bitter English hop note which carries through, next to no sweetness, lingering bitter finish with a slightly not unpleasant sour note. (Sure thing with a curry)

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DroolYeast (459) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home. Aroma of sour fruit, yeast, grass hops. Hazy golden amber with small white head. No head lasting. Light bitterness, light sweetness. Finish is little bitter. Watery texture. Lively carbonation.


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