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Brewed by Brouwerij ít IJ
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lacarlott (8) - - JUL 16, 2013
Bouteille 33cl. Cuivrée-orangée, trouble. Col épais blanc cassé. Arôme présente un beau bouquet fleuri, houblonné entre pamplemousse et citronné. Amertume agréable pour une IPA avec un profil fruité agrumes très sympa.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchMark (227) - NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2015
Very good. Deep amber with a small head and lively carbonation. Flavor has some malts but is dominated by the hops with lots of citrus and grapes. Quite bitter especially for a Dutch ipa. It starts with fruity full flavor and has a long dry bitter resinous finish. Interesting. I like it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4453) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 24, 2015
Poured clear reddish amber with a frothy tan head. Aroma of moderately meaty fruit, light floral hops and light caramel malt. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet berries, lightly bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1409) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 24, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Clear golden amber with a medium white soapy head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice bitterness with some sweet fruity tones. Pine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach, malts, caramel and herbs. A tasty IPA, especially for a Dutch one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GSAP (546) - NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2015
Sinas, citrus, citrusschil en iets van chemisch, niet onaangenaam, meer artificieel. Dat is de smaak en nasmaak. Aroma is complex van frisse scherpte, muf zoet en overrijp fruit in overvloed. Mooi donkeroranje en troebel.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hansvf (229) - - APR 18, 2015
Beetje verkouden helaas, dus ruik niet zo veel meer. Wel citrus in de smaak, maar niet heel IPA achtig. Iets te bitter en teveel carbo voor mij.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1617) - ís-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Goud oranje bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt tropisch fruit, zoetig, klein beetje muf. Smaakt fruitig, citrus, bitter. Droog en dun.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (1580) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Heldere oranje kleur met een aardige kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, mout, stro. Smaakt bitter fruitig, orange, sinas. Goede bittere afdronk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (446) - NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle, pours golden/orange with a white head. Grapefruit, floral, grass, pine, weed. Light-medium sweet, pretty bitter, oily texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1683) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2015
Aroma of grapefruit, citrus, floral notes, some yeast, pine, perfumed notes, hops. Flavour is moderate sweet with a bitter finish. Bit sweetish and yeasty IPA, forestry aroma. Iím betting itís the Waimea?

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (718) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2015
33cl bottle at home from Bertís Bierhuis Biltstraat, Utrecht. Body is clear golden orange, head is small, off-white, fizzy, fully diminishing, fair lacing. Nose is spicy, fruity, flavor is spices, quinine, herbs, fruits, pine, black tea. Light sweet, heavy bitter. Finish is long lasting hoppy quinine heavy bitter. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Not too easy, strong unusual bitter flavor, interesting hoppy IPA.


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