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Brewed by Tempest Brew Co
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
bottle & keg semi-regular
previously 7%
IPA that is super drinkable with a big dry hop character and plenty of malt body. If we could only produce one beer this would be it.


jvhemert's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jvhemert (377) - Edinburgh, - FEB 1, 2013
AROMA: floral, hay, hint of spruce APPEARANCE: pale, clear, minimal head, white foam, TASTE: medium bitterness, PALATE: medium body, sticky, lively, bitter, long finish, OVERALL: ok IPA, has American over-hoppynes, nice floral aromas, bit dry and too bitter.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mishnok (72) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2016
From 300ml bottle. Pours hazy amber with little head. Light, fruity aroma. Malty and hoppy taste with pleasant bitter aftertaste. Very good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (1825) - Poznan, POLAND - AUG 22, 2016
Deep golden color, almost clear but has a lot of tiny yeast pieces floating around. Tiny white head, nice lacing. Awesome fruity aroma, full of mango and pineapple notes. Touch of green, pine notes in the back. Taste is quite complex. Seems to be super dry in the beginning, but after a second you definately can feel the sweet malty background, which then is immediately covered by hops. Full of super matured mango and pineapple. Bitterness is on medium high level, 50 IBU declared on the label seems to be a bit understated. Itís not session beer for sure, itís not that drinkable, but gives a lot of joy. Itís something between west coast IPA and already classic Imperial IPA. Great one!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1895) - Athens, GREECE - AUG 13, 2016
Tap. Color orange with medium white head. Aroma malt, caramel, citrus, orange, hoppy. Taste sweet, bitter, orange, dry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taboada (883) - Compostela (Galiza), - AUG 9, 2016
330 mml bottle tasted on the 05/08/2016. Clear golden orange colour with a small white head. ARoma of pine, citrics and hops. Taste is a good mixture of floral hops and citrus fruits. Bitter aftertaste. Next one please!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (1144) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 29, 2016
Orange colour, white head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, biscuits. Taste is light to medium bitter, light sweet. Light body, oily texture, average carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allanmb (168) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2016
Pours clear reddish golden with small white head that disappears pretty quickly. Minimal hop aroma but what is there is citrus zest and slight pine with a good amount of crisp and sweet malt. Soft carbonation but good mouth feel. Taste is pine bitterness which fades into a gentle tropical fruit, more lime and grapefruit than pineapple/mango. A nice balance of malt before the medium bitter finish which lingers nicely

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (6645) - Tau, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2016
RBESG 2016 in Barcelona, on tap at Ale&Hop. 7.4% ABV. Deep golden colour. Rich beer, with a nice balance between malts and hops in both aroma and flavour. Good one.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (3240) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2016
Damn i have to work on my pronunciation for the brewer. Unfiltered orange/golden with a white head and amazing fresh and fruity in the aroma, lots of grapefruit, orange, mango. Taste of medium sweetness, pretty bitter biscuit malts, grapefruit, citrus, mango, soft/smooth, long bitter aftertaste, low carbo, medium body, liked this one !

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6222) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2016
On-tap at Ale & Hop Barcelona on 8th July 2016 with the RBESG guys. Poured a clear dark golden amber with an off-white head. Aroma was a mix of citrusy fruits and malty molasses, as was the taste. Nicely balanced beer with enough going on flavour wise to make it interesting. Liked it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (3626) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2016
Tap at Ale&Hop. Clear dark golden with short lasting off white head. Lots of caramel, berries, mango, fresh wood, stale paper notes. Medium sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with a bit syrupy feel.


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