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Summer Wine Surfing Monk

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
NZ & AUS Hopped on a Belgian Yeast

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34322) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2015
Draft. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, oranges, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, spices, hops, and citrus fruits, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11636) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2015
From tap at Taphouse. Clear golden colour wiith a whjte head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, yeast, fruit and spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (8293) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - golden pour with white head. Aroma and taste is fruity and malty with some nice citric fruity notes, orange lemon, some pine, fruity bitter finish. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40417) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2015
From tap. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild herbal, grainy and pine hoppy. Light estery. Fruity and toasted. Bitter and slight herbal dry into the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Hazy pale golden coloured with a spicy citrus and floral fruity flavour followed by a warming, smooth zesty finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle. Golden with billowing white head. Aroma is peppery, lemon, touch of banana. Taste of belgian yeast, slightly peppery and lemony. Quite bitter, almost astringent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1954) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
330ml bottle from Beer Central, Sheffield - Hazy orange body, not much in the way of a head. Nose is some kind of citrus, I also got some salt and pepper crisps as well. Taste did nothing for me, but again the citrus was there in abundance. Not sure what they were trying to pull off, but it didn’t work.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrold (4242) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2015
Bottle. Beer Central, Sheffield. Hazy gold. No head. Toasty malts. Bit of a Belgian thing. Bit of grapefruit. Slight hoppage. Drinks stewed sweet. Flat and dull. Dry, and bitter finish. Not in good nick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9448) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2015
330ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours pale gold, thin white head. Aromas of light yeast, pink grapefruit, green tropical fruit. Taste is more green fruits, lime citrus, tinned mandarin oranges. Bitter, but juicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (2884) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours clear golden, some yeast on the bottom. Nose is yeast, spices, apricot, fruits. Funky. Not the most common aroma. Not the taste either. Herbs, funky yeasty notes, passionfruit, apricot, wheaty malts. Occasionally I like these hybrids.

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