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Brewed by Brouwerij ít IJ
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Together with chefs Onno Kokmeijer and Arjan Speelman of the Michelin-starred restaurant Ciel Bleu we created this highly tasty I.P.A. The dry-hop with Waimea and Citra hops gives the beer a floral, bitter character and the addition of kaffir lime provides a tropical touch. Completed by a deep golden color, the Ciel Bleu I.P.A. is an irresistable beer. Ciel Bleu I.P.A. is on the menu of restaurant Ciel Bleu and is limited available in our pub.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a huge, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grapefruit, sweet hops, moderate yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, sweet hops, fruity, riped fruit, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130813]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36099) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white and rocky head. Grapefruity and citrusy. Smooth malty, overripe fruity. Toasted malty. Bitter and slight herbal. Smooth toastedmalty, bitter and lightherbal into the finish. Dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (23030) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Bottled. This one goes out to the memory of my dear friend Miia (angsta here on RB) who passed away one week ago and loved IPAís. Hazy orangeish brown colour, mediumsized beige foamy head. Aroma is grassy, fruity and floral notes with some slight yeast and grainy notes. Flavour is fruity, herbal, grassy, tropical fruits and also quite nicely bitter with some resiny notes to it. Beautifully balanced and pleasant bitterness. A beautifully balanced beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (21459) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
Bottled. Hazy golden, small head. Peach, dill and mango up front. Mid sweeet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Salty citrus and peach. Very bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (14272) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Bottled 330ml Peta1. Thanks bierkoning!
Batch 2013-15. Hazy dark amber color, huge off-white head. Exotic fruity (waimea?) aroma, not very intensive. Medium-bodied. "Microbrewish" yeasty tropical fruity flavor with some gooseberries. Sweetish note in the finish. Solid and interesting brew from ít IJ.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (12650) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, pine, grapefruit. Flavour is hop, pine, citrus, grapefruit. bitter finish. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11229) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
Bottle. Amber color. Citrus, apricot and bergamot in the floral, somewhat spicy aroma. Loads of citrus (lime!) in the floral, spicy, slightly perfumed flavor. Satisfyingly balanced, tasty and aromatic brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (11093) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2015
330 cl bottle. Pours clear dark golden with a medium white head. Aroma of yeast, medium hoppy, tropical fruits. Taste of tropical fruits, yeast, light banana, very hoppy, nice!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10641) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2013
Bottle @ WWT II. Hazy orange color, small off - white head. Smell malts, tropical fruits. Tastemalts, ttropical fruits, hops, bitter. Nice beer, decent but simple IPA. Medium body and carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (8627) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tom Lís place. Thanks avrashi. Clear golden. Aroma of grains, wort, stale hops. Sweetish flavor, grainy, with a bit of honey, and bitter stale hops. Medium-bodied.


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