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Summer Wine Sabertooth IPA

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


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
No commercial description

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (3425) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Hazy dark amber coloured with tropical fruit and a slight tart fruity flavour followed by toffee, biscuit and citrus finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (796) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Keg at The Hop Inn, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A slightly hazy amber colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of caramel, resin, grapefruit, orange and some peach. Taste of caramel, resin, spicy orange, grapefruit, some peach, slight brown sugar and floral hops in the background. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A bittersweet, grapefruit bitterness in the finish with some caramel sweetness. I agree with most people that it’s a little sweet for an IPA, more like a strong amber ale. Nice flavours though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (3516) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2015
On tap at small BA, Malmö. Pours a clear light amber with an off-white head and lacings. Quite bitter with lots of hops aromas. Haps aromas of spruce and wood with hints of ash. Medium bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7936) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle at home. High fluffy and long lasting white head. Hazy amber gody. Dusty mildly spiced peach oranges aroma. Smooth and relatively sweet fruity and slightly sour lemon flavor with notes of pepper. Low carbonation. Long sweet finish. Fair amount of hops bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (2511) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2015

Lukt: Citrus, malt og honning.
Utseende: Brun gyllen farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tykt dekkende skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Citrus med en svak honning avslutning.
Hvor: Kjřpt/Nydt@Ales & Lagers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@6,9%, Nĺr@14.06.2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4195) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2015
Draught. Clear golden beer with an offwhite head. Fruity hoppy aroma. Hoppy, grassy citrus flavour with some candy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle from Ship in a Bottle, West Kirby. Amber pour crowned with a lingering mid range off-white head. Nose had some promising grapefruit and grassy hops. Similar, sweetish flavour with more citrus/tropical fruits and floral hoppage. Solid lingering bitterness in the finish. Decent offering, would love to try fresh and on keg.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4589) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle from BarleyWine, Copenhagen - amber pour with good white head. Aroma and taste is sweet caramel malty with great citrus and tropical fruits, some pine needles and herbal hoppy notes into the bitter finish. Solid IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NosirIwont (2155) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle. 6.9%. Best before 31.05.15. 10 cl. sample. Pours a slightly hazy yellow/light amber, with a diminishing off-white head. Hoppy aroma, with a hint of citrus. A bit fat. Hint of malt as it warms. Sweet hop flavour, with a bitter hop finish. Overall a clean example of the style, but pretty middle of the line. 01.05.15.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyit (3619) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2015
VBC 2015 hazy orange of color with a white head. An aroma of citrus, lemon, grapefruit and malt. A flavor of grapefruit, malt, bread, citrus and lemon.

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