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


on tap

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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American-inspired Double IPA with three American hops (Nugget, Simcoe and Citra), and an Alsatian hop (Aramis).

kiwianer's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, - NOV 7, 2012
The head is intensive, creamy and robust, the body brown and cloudy. It smells intensive hoppy creamy, hoppy-fruity, a bit bitter-fruity. The taste is hoppy intensive, creamy, a bit hoppy-creamy-alcoholic, maltaromatic, hoppy-aromatic-fruity and hoppy-bitter. In the aftertaste same but the bitterness is a bit more intensive. Nice beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zimbo (739) - SCOTLAND - MAY 21, 2015
Also buy from the Beerhive. Effortless thick rocky off white head leaving lacing drift drifts. Deep penetrating sweet nose. Hazy unfiltered opaqueish light gi ginger colour. Balanced carb, lingering complex bitterness which builds in the middle palate leading to a long bittersweet end. Fantastique.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (1910) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle from The Beerhive. Hazy amber body with a thick off-white head. Steady carbonation. Aroma of orange, tomato juice and digestive biscuits. Flavour of sweet tangerine, resin and caramel. Dry finish. Medium body with a creamy mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Hides the ABV incredibly well - this drinks like it’s 5%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jerre (2842) - Waregem, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2015
Taste this bottle at home, 10.05.’15. Almost clear darkgolden color, with awhite head. Aroma sweet, hops, soft malts. Medium body. Taste: bit sweet start, heavy hops, good malts. Strong IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grima (2174) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 25, 2015
Bottle from Mi Orge Mi Houblon, Arlon, Belgium!
Pours hazy orange with a high creamy head. Aroma has herbal and fruity hops, overall very slight. Taste has strong herbal and spicy hops, with a hint of tropical fruit. Finish is lovely herbal hoppy with some fruity nuances and some caramel notes. Alcohol is really well hidden. Nice one!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4386) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy amber beer with strong head. The aroma is very well hopped with sone maltiness, and the flavour is extremely bitter with bags and bags of hops and some sweetness. Overall s very nice strong IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (452) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2015
Unclear coper colored beer with a good white head, medium carbonation. Taste is a little hoppy bitter with sweet fruit, caramel and citrus. Slightly bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2581) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 14, 2015
Light hazy brown with a good formation of a white head with good duration. Aroma has notes of caramel and light hops. Flavor is malty, caramelish, with a weak bitterness. Slightly bittery in the final.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5692) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2015
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours golden amber with some haze, massive white head. Aromas of orange and pine. Taste is light sweet. Oily texture. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (1113) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4587) - 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.

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