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70
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Brewed by Sunny Republic
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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


Thure's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thure (152) - - SEP 13, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2012 Cask @ "The Wharf", Denmark. Brilliant clear with a white head. The nose is dominated by british hops and a hint of caramel maltyness. Colour is copper to dark amber. Flavor is a strong almost american pale ale hoppyness with a dry finish. Malt is hardly present. Mouthfeel is light to medium. Very drinkerble pint.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13636) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Cask at Black Door, Helsinki. Clear copper-amber color, decent off-white head. Light fruity aroma. Light-bodied to medium-bodied. Grapefruity bitterness, lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. Dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (3164) - FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
Cask@galows. Coppery. Citrus, light pine on node, pale malty. Bitter, grassy, green herbal flavour, grapefruity hops. Feels a bit harsh, edgy, too grassy messy.

-- bb

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hermod (3905) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Cask @ Angleterre. Clear deep amber, thick white head. Caramel on the nose, fudge. Flavor reminds me of Werther’s original candy, later more fruity hops kicking in. More like an English IPA perhaps. Dry finish. Not really something I get that excited about.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2064) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Cask at Kitty's. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, mango, hops, grass, caramel and resin. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, mango and caramel. Excellent real IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnCook101 (392) - - JAN 22, 2015
Nice. Moderate malt, hops come through nicely. Some dry fruit, a little citrus, moderate bitterness. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansalon (1758) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2014
Poura clear amber with a medium creamy off white head. Aromas of orange, peach, rye bread. Taste is orange, peach, rye bread and apricot. Mouthfeel is creamy with soft carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arek (466) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 23, 2014
17.10.2014, Cask 1 pint, Spyglass & Kettle, Bournemouth, England, UK. Bursztynowe piwo o puszystej pianie i słodowym, lekko owocowym aromacie. W smaku początkowo słodowe, lekko owocowe, z wyrazistą chmielową goryczką na finiszu.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (16654) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Cask at the haymarket bar.. Amber... Small white head... Soft sweet juicy fruits... Soft sweet juicy floral fruits... Nice soft sweet and easy... Light herbal finish.. Shame as it was really kicking till the finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (1733) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
v284 c5 Keg at the Alehouse, Reading. Pours a dull light amber with a thin white head. Brown bread and pine up front, with lemon and earthiness following. The hoppiness and bitterness of a modern IPA is there but it’s muted, and it lacks the clean finish. It’s pleasant enough and easy to drink, but it’s rather dull and unmemorable and it’s not really an IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4750) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
Poured light amber with a small off white head. Aroma of medium citrus and soft malt. Light body, flavour is medium sweet, medium bitter. Fairly average.


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