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Surrey Hills Greensand IPA

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Brewed by Surrey Hills
Style: Session IPA
Dorking, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

This is our hop monster. Despite a relatively modest ABV for an IPA, this beer delivers an explosion of hops in every sense. A very special beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sound67 (640) - Offenbach, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2016
[GBBF 2016, Olympia] - Surrey Hills Greensand IPA, 4.6%. Tiefgolden klar, kaum Schaum. Kräftiges Aroma nach Grapefruit, floralem Hopfen. Recht dichte Textur,nicht mehr wässrig. Antrunk sehr fruchtig, reife Orangen, dazu florale Hopfennoten. Zur Mitte vor allem Floral, nur noch eine leichte Zitrusnote im Hintergrund, Medium bitter. Abgang hopfenbitter, ebenso der Nachhall. Begleitet von einer leichten Orangennote. Sehr kräftiges Golden Ale, schwer und stark.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3553) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Grass, floral hops, grain malts. Slightly hazy, light gold, spare, frothy, white head. Medium bitter. More floral hops, grass, some wet straw, remains bitter throughout, medium bodied, flat carbonation. Not a bad English-style IPA, nice floral and grassy flavours in aroma and palate. Cask at GBBF16, Olympia.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (13632) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2016
Sampled @ GBBF Day 2. Clear golden colr, small white head. Smell and taste malts, nice tropical fruit hoppiness, tropical fruits, moderately bitter. Decent body and soft carbonation. Quite nice!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (16457) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2016
Gbbf. Klares orange goldenes Bier mit einer geringen weißen schaumkrone. Geruch zitronig hopfig, leicht harzig. Geschmack zitronig hopfig, viel grapefruit, harzig.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (5950) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2016
Cask at the Claude de Vall (JDW), Camberley. Bright amber with a tight white head; citrus aroma; crisp citrus taste with a grainy body; and a sharply bitter grapefruit finish. More of a Golden Ale, and not a bad one either.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parmenion777 (136) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Clear bright amber gold colour with a small white head. Clean, sharp hoppy aroma, grassy, citrus and a hint of pine. Initially sweet malt and grapefruit with a long slightly astringent dry bitter finish.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2496) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2015
Bitter kruidig en gebrande smaken. Brandnetelig eindje. Backlog from 2015/02/27.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (2300) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 18, 2015
Pours a clear coppery color, topped with a small white head. Mild herbal hops aroma, some notes of caramel present and slightly fruity. Mild taste, some sweetness in the start, followed by a sharp but moderate bitterness. Not bad, pretty drinkable, although not an IPA. Still nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rob_D_UK (1367) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 15, 2015
Pours a clear and very light copper with a white head. Aroma is grassy hops. Taste is a light but lasting bitterness. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (3618) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle thanks to olliejobbins. Clear dark golden with small white head. Light caramel with milk chocolate going into strong hops with green tea, herbs, lime rind. Light sweet going into strong bitterness. Medium bodied with nice crisp feel. Nice classic English IPA with extra kick.


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