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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our I.P.A. is a dark-blonde beer with an emphatic, hoppy flavour. We add hops to the beer during the maturing process as well as the brewing to produce delicious aromas of flowers and grapefruit. A beer with a fruity, bitter aftertaste that lingers for a long time.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mtu71 (289) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Medium long-lasting white head. Misty amber. Very earthy taste and aroma with cows, grass, sweat and earth. Strong and filling. Long dry aftertaste.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jpkeskinen (375) - FINLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Drank from a bottle. Very nice! The hops are strong but not rough. In addition to the fruits, there is slight yeastiness in the taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bonkiedeaap (428) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle from Bert’s Bierhuis. The beer is hazy golden/blonde and has a stable and large white head. The aroma is full with hops, which gives this a nice fruitiness with tones of tropical fruits and grapefruits. Also a little spring blossom is noticable. The taste is light bitter and in the background light sweet notes where the tones from the aroma come cleary forward, very nice balanced. The finish is dry, fruity and the bitterness is long noticable. One of the better IPA’s. Very nicely done.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
corkyrory66 (890) - BELGIUM - APR 30, 2015
Une ipa non filtrée, non pasteurisée à l’étiquette plus qu’appétissante … c’est important déjà. Dry hopping avec du cascade et du citra. Couleur jaune orangé abricoté, avec un léger voile. Bulles fines en fontaine centrale, et sur les parois. Mousse blanche très épaisse, avec une texture de blanc d’œuf battu en haut. Magnifique. Arômes de houblon superbe, malt clair, fruits blancs, orange, citron, pamplemousse rose, pointe de citron vert, ananas, légère pointe de poivre blanc. 1ère bouche soyeuse, à la très belle entame sur malt et épices, très équilibrée. Arrière-bouche à l’amertume très complexe, splendide. 2ème aux nuances fleuries, un peu d’amandes, équilibre superbe. Arrière-bouche sur un ensemble malt/houblon prodigieux. 3ème nez qui fait penser à l’Orval. On reste donc de longs moments à renifler (je n’ai pas dit sniffer …). En bouche, des nuances de rêve, sur l’amertume et le malt grillé. Arrière-bouche longue, très soignée. Longueur où se mêlent la passion (le fruit) et l’allégresse (le sentiment). On passe par les fruits, le bois blanc, quelques épices, des houblons très précis, riches et sensibles. Jambes denses et fines. Levure douce, fine, fleurie. Veine très adaptée à une ipa. Alcool très bien proportionné pour le genre, bien progressif, intelligent. Finale vraiment exceptionnelle, encore en progression. CONCLUSION : une bière hyper travaillée, complexe, fine, belle... Il n’y avait donc pas que l’étiquette pour nous plaire, mais le contenu valait largement le contenant. Une ipa de rêve...

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cbnz (87) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - APR 29, 2015
Bottle @ IPA Bar in Berlin

Appearance: Hazy gold, thick white head
Aroma: Citrus, floral, pine
Taste: Flowery, grapefruit, pine resin, unpleasant vegetal notes
Palate: Medium body, short bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Russo (1872) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 27, 2015
Hazy golden color with a nice white head. Aromas is floral hoppy and malt notes. Flavor is hoppy with some fruits notes like peaches. Medium carbonation in a full body with a lovely herbal bitterness finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
inbirraveritas (1350) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 14, 2015
On tap. Somewhat opal golden one with a stabile whipped creamy snow white head on it. Complex smell of mango, pineapples, florals... Aroma brings the same added by bread and distinct herbs, mouthfeel is slick to syrupy. Lingering, bittersweet, gently warming finish. Liked it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (851) - CROATIA - APR 13, 2015
Hazy golden color, huge white head, creamy and uneven. Lots of lacing. Aroma of pine, herbs, citrus, some fruitiness. Taste of grapefruit, caramel. Smooth, solid amount of bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation. Tasty.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BobyFischer (142) - FRANCE - APR 8, 2015
Robe jaune peu trouble, particulée.Mousse blanche, de fines bulles persistantes.Amertume d’herbes assez sèche mais toutefois équilibrée par un corps rond et puissant sans être trop gourmand.Ipa amère, aux notes d’herbes.Pas désagréable, désaltérant, frais.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (874) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Bottle from www.slijterijhetfust.nl Pours a hazy pale gold colour with a medium head. Aroma of citrus but fairly weak in hops. Lasting bitterness to finish. Medium body, texture a bit oily, quite high carbonation.


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