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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Blackburn, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask conditioned & bottled; regular
An American IPA. Hops, hops and more hops - totally awesome! (Absolutely marvellous, to you and I.)
Recipe #213
Malts: Pale Ale, Munich, Caramalt, Rye
Hops: Centennial, Citra, Amarillo, Apollo, Chinook, Kotatu


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (3815) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle@The Flying Horse, Gatwick Airport (08/09/2015) - pours a fuzzy amber colour with white head. Medium sweet tropical and citrus fruity and malty aroma and taste, some caramel, grapefruit and peach, pine needles, hoppy bitter finish, not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (4918) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
330ml can: BBD 26th Feb 16, poured into a Chimay chalice at home on 19th Jun 15. Really liked it. Amber to copper body with a full white crown from a vigorous pour. Hops front and centre, malts giving a heavy backbone: fruity, bitter and tasty. Not as bitter or hop forward as a lot of the US West Coast big hitters but a very good beer in a similar style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4005) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Stas. As "Crafty Dan 13 Guns". Pours yellow to brown with a beige head, aroma of marmalade, caramel, honey and orange, flavor is bitter with orange, honey, caramel, medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bozo_skeleton (723) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUN 15, 2015
Ambrée, pas de carbo, collet tres fin. aromes sève, caramel Assez mince, mqlt roti et caramel sur une finale amere et legerement seche. Le cote seve ressort egalement.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bastarda (197) - Freiburg, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2015
promising nose of tangerine, tangerine peel, pineapple and lime, when warming also some pine aromas, some light caramel and even some oaky hints; therefore the fizzy, foamy consistency is a bit of a let-down, and "an intense hit of hops American IPA" is not this very subtle, almost faint reappearance of the nosing aromas in taste; on the other hand, all of them are really there and the finish ist quite pleasant, with a fine grapefruity bitterness and a light sourish touch.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tinylightsrecs (353) - - JUN 13, 2015
Can from Morrisons Seaburn. Really nice American IPA. Hoppy, fruity and a lot of flavour and really easy to drink. Excellent stuff

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3634) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2015
330ml bottle at home, from Nina’s Mini Market, grassy hop aroma, clear amber brown, no head, grassy, caramel, a bit fizzy

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (924) - SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle shared with Mr H a clear copper coloured beer A Rich aroma of spruce pine flavour is grapefruit toffee with pine notes hoppy bitter finish complex beer very interesting and tasty

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeebon (303) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Can from Morrisons, pours a light copper colour with small off white head which doesn’t linger long. Aroma: Slight pine and resin, grapefruit and citrus and strong malt and brown sugar. Taste is nicely balanced sweet and bitter, good malt presence. Not too watery mouth feel. Overall a decent IPA, I will buy again!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtu71 (284) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Tap. Small white foamy long-lasting head. Filigran lace. Clear deep copper. Shy but pleasant aroma. Moderate hopping, malty and bitter. Silky palate. More ale than ipa but a good ale.

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