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Brewed by Thiriez
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Esquelbecq, France
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
American-inspired Double IPA with three American hops (Nugget, Simcoe and Citra), and an Alsatian hop (Aramis).


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
thod (7) - Lille, - JUN 13, 2012
Dalva – double IPA - IIPA 8,5% - 56 IBU Mousse : légère, faible tenue Robe/couleur : blonde, reflet roux, légèrement translucide, présence de levure Nez/odeur : céréales, houblon, pamplemousse frais, caramel, melon, fruit sucré En bouche : Corps présent et alcool également, belle amertûme qui s’allie avec une touche de caramel lègerement sucrée révélant des arômes de fruits sucrés. Teneur en bouche longue, équilibré, synérgie entre les houblons. Commentaires perso: Je suis littéralement tombé amoureux de cette bière , je conseil vivement, beau travail du brasseur. Dalva - Double IPA - IPA 8.5% - 56 IBU Foam: lightweight, low resistance Dress / color: blond, red reflection, slightly translucent, the presence of yeast Nose / smell: grains, hops, grapefruit, caramel, melon, sweet fruit Palate: Body and alcohol also present, nice bitterness that combines with a touch of caramel slightly sweet revealing aromas of sweet fruit. Content in the mouth long, balanced synergy between hops. Personal Comments: I fell in love with this beer, I strongly advice, good work of the brewer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (900) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Pours cloudy orange with a huge white head. Aroma is hoppy and grapefruity. Smooth fruity, citrusy, peachy and mango. Lingering fruity and medium dry hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4104) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: SMÖF 2014.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Malt, wort, citrus, sweet.
Body: Medium to full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, bread, caramel, citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (983) - SPAIN - OCT 24, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Cervezorama 2.0. Color ambar. Sabor a lupulo, malta, dulce, ligeramente citrico.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aletcm (141) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 23, 2014
Cor alaranjada, com pouca espuma. Aroma ácido, lembrando uma gueuze. Frutas cítrica e Jerez. No sabor, ácido, laranja, limão siciliano, com baixo amargor e dulçor. Lembra muito mais uma gueuze do que uma IPA. O amargor aparece no retrogosto somente. Refrescante. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moebbels (357) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Pours a hazy orange body with a fluffy, well-lasting head that leaves some lacing on the glass. The nose has sweet aromas of flowers, banana, resin, honey and honey melon.The taste is quite sweet and is balanced by a mildly bitter finish that lingers on the palate. Carbonation is quite soft and the mouthfeel is fairly rich and creamy. This is quite interesting, not a traditional DIPA but a very nice and original interpretation. Although it’s on the sweet side, it isn’t out of balance and the alcohol is well hidden, I like it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (6410) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours hazy golden with a huge creamy white head. Aroma of malt, light hops, grass, flowers, light pine, some strange sweet parfumelike notes. Flavor is rather sweet, malt, hops, grass, flowers. Medium body, soft carbonation, lasting bitter finish. 170914

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11991) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle @ DØE tasting. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - fruity and earthy. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 170914

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (3738) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle sample at DSG’s 5555 tasting at Sar Hamashkaot Ramat Gan. Thanks Dagan. DSG’s 5555th Rating. Pours yellow to orange with a medium beige head, aroma of diacetyl, bread, flavor is sweet and bitter with marmalade, medium bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8238) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Brasserie Thiriez in Esquelbecq. Lightly hazed amber with a tall white head.
Sharp hoppy aroma seems to suggest English noble more than high acid American strains: nutty, herbal, earthy, woody, etc. Slightly oxidized, faint banana esters and red apple cara malt plainness with a subtle sesame seed toastiness, poorly matched by an odd BO sweat note that may be the cat-piss Simcoe and Citra. Medium-full body, sweet, syrupy, low carbonation, hoppy and bitter, oily and green and vegetal in the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerParker (12) - DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
India Pale Ale is not my type of beer, but this is fairly made. Lovers of this type should have a go.


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