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Summer Wine Sabertooth IPA

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Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Holmfirth, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABS (447) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle from Vinmonopolets BU. Pours golden with an amber hue. A couple of centimeters of white head. Grapefruit and hop nose. Medium to thick body. Below average carbonation. Medium bitterness. Grapefruit, pineapple, some lemon, citrus, hint of malt flavour. Some grainy mouth feel. An average IPA.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (1897) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2014
14.07.2014, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Small creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet grassy, caramel malts, old leafs, dried fruits, pine needles, grass, old hops, alcohol, moss. Taste is slightly harsh grassy, bark, pine needles, lawn, soil, old leafs, caramel malts, hops. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mineraly mouthfeel. Fair enough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (7316) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle [from trade with minutemat] @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Hazy orangy color, medium sized beige head. Aroma is malts, hops, decently bitter. Taste malts, hops, a bit fruity, moderately bitter. Medium body and carbonation. Nice, but I expected better.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (3876) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Clear orange amber colour with a small off-white head. Smells hops, fresh, pine, fruity. Tastes hops, sweet, pineapple, fresh, fruity, some pine. Medium body, nice carbo.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jd543 (389) - SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Golden/amber with a medium/large off‐white head. Fruity, citrus aroma, orange, grapefruit, floral hops. Taste is sweet, really well balanced, nice bitter finish. Oily texture, low carbonation. Really nice, very refreshing IPA. Excellent.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
msbernac (516) - POLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle Aroma-fruits, orange, mango Appearance-golden, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, sticky, soft carbonation, bitter finish Overall-disappointed

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (6033) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
330mL bottle, pours a clear orange with a small white head. Nose brings out lots of orange fruits, resinous hops and dry caramel malts. Flavour is very similar, with fruity orangey hops, resin and juicy caramel malt. Very well-balanced, with perhaps too fruity a palate. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1377) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2014
Keg @ Euston Tap. Pours amber with good head. Decent hoppy APA with pine, grapefruit and tropical um bongo juice. Refreshing Summer beer.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jatxo (3) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 21, 2014 does not count
IPA que no parece una IPA salvo por el color de las maltas. Bebida en barril. Sin amargor. Sin aroma. Puede pasar por una Hefe Weizen normalita, pero no argumenta su estilo.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkam (135) - POLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours light orange colour with a white head. Aroma of hops, citrus and grass plus unfortunately some unpleasant sulphur notes. Taste of citrus, fruits and low malt note. Bitter aftertaste. Apart from unpleasant notes in the aroma it is a quite nice IPA.


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