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Brewed by Sunny Republic
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Citrus dominated IPA with a slight astringency in the first sip that warns you of what’s about to come and an enduring bitter finish (IBUs 65). Back end taste and aromas of tropical fruits from the New Zealand Kohatu hops with Dana hops giving the sensation of being smacked in the mouth with a jar of marmalade…. kinda like Bob Dylan on acid.
Malt: Maris Otter Pale, Crystal Malt & Bamberg Cara Aroma
Hops: Bravo, Cascade, Dana & Kohatu


hirigalzkar's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2290) - Stockholm, - JAN 26, 2013
Draught @ BA Folkis. Not the fruitiest of IPAs nor the sweetest and not even very bitter. Some unusual hop notes here... white grapes, melon, red orange. Crisp. A bit dry. Medium, short lasting, bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martinrumsam (524) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2014
On tap. Golden yellow with thinning white head. Citrus snd grass aroma. Taste is mild grapefruit with some orange hoppy bitterness but not excessive. A decent non macho British IPA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (2546) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2014
On cask at the Haymarket. Appearance - golden amber with a decent head. Nose - pink grapefruit and orange. Some hop resin. Taste - blood orange integrated with faint toffee. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - i really enjoyed this one. Generous and balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3350) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Cask at The Haymarket. Pours hazy gold, creamy white head. Aromas of citrus hops, light tropical fruit. Taste is big bitter, malt sweetness comes up the back though to finally balance things out. Medium body, bitter finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7411) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
At the Main Bar at End of The Road Festival, Friday 29th August 2014 Pours dark gold, lemony with a little pith and some sherbert. Certainly quite hoppy, drinks well for abv, bittersweet. Good. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (637) - CROATIA - JUL 3, 2014
Cask in London, UK. Pours amber with amber head. Fruity citrus hoppy aroma and flavor. Dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2603) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 7, 2014
Draft sample at Edmonton Craft Beer Fest ’14. Golden colour, hazy. Massive cramy white cap. Nose is floral and fruity, orange. Taste has caramel malts, citrusy hops, late bitterness. Good brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sad24 (96) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2014
At the tap in York. Good Aroma, nice hoppy taste, good clean white head, slightly hazy golden ale

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6743) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Draft sample during Calgary International Beerfest 2014. Cloudy light orange. Floral perfumey hops, orange peel, lighter malts, moderate bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, hopfig, fruchtig. Geschmack sehr malzig, fruchtig, reife Früchte, leichte Bitterkeit.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6827) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 4, 2014
330 ml bottle. L13168. BB 06/14. From alesbymail.co.uk.
Came out of the bottle like a Vauxhall... or even quicker. Clear deep golden colour with a small white head. Homebrew yeast and hops in the aroma. A mess of yeast, sweet malt, biscuits and some hops. The flavour is a bit more enjoyable but still there’s quite a lot homebrew vibes there. Mild bitterness, sweet malt, biscuits and some hops there. So far I haven’t had a pleasant experience from Sunny Republic. Maybe some day...


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