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To Øl First Frontier IPA

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97
97
style
To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 478   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: The thing about First Frontier is the hops. Easy… This is an IPA “the American way”, no sticky-sweet malt profile, just the real deal potent and aromatic hops. The result is a refreshingly dry, fresh and bitter IPA, heavily dryhopped with the three American hop varieties warrior, simcoe and centennial, dealing a punch of citrus, peach and grapefruit from the deepest of our hearts directly to ya face. Just added a bit of caramel malt; merely to harness and balance the alcohol. ”We all got pieces of crazy in us, some bigger pieces than other”

Danish: Udgangspunktet for First Frontier er at skabe en IPA ”the american way”, uden en kvalm sød maltprofil, der fjerner fokus fra det IPA egentlig handler om, nemlig potent og aromatisk humle. Resultatet er en dejlig tør, frisk og bitter IPA, der er hårdt tørhumlet med de tre amerikanske humlesorter Warrior, Simcoe og Centennial, som giver noter af citrus, fersken og grapefrugt. Tilføjet er en smule karamel malt, der blot er tilstede for at tøjle og afbalancere alkoholen, der befinder sig på 7,1%. ”We all got pieces of crazy in us, some bigger pieces than other”
Ingredienser: Vand, Malt, Havre, Humle (Warrior, Simcoe, Centennial), gær.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (990) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2015
33cl. Bottle.
Pours bit hazy orange with white head.
Aroma citrus, tropical fruit, grapefruits, orange, peach, pine, resin, juicy.
Taste big citrus fruits piney bitter, some caramel sweet, juicy.
Mouthfeel oily, dry.
Really great IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (1267) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 16, 2015
cloudy dark golden to orange colour, huge, dense yellowish off-white head; aroma of orange, tropical fruits, peach and some resiny notes; taste is the same with some bready-caramel malts; very good IPA

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Florya (403) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2015
How: bottle Appearance: hazy yellow/golden, Medium head. Aroma: tropical fruits, floral, oranges, hops Palate: smooth carbonation, medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bracame (6) - ITALY - JAN 7, 2015 does not count
aroma: resin, citrus, peach. appearance: pale, golden, frothy, white foam. bitter finish, medium body, bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sk75 (30) - Ballyshannon, IRELAND - JAN 3, 2015
Pours an amber colour with a flutty white head..you get hit with a fruity nose, lots of citrus in the aroma and taste, i also get a spicy med dry tingley finish An excellent balanced beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3466) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 27, 2014
Tropical fruit, slight stringent, but big fruity nose with decent hoppy mouth and nice dry bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydian1 (1083) - FNQ, Australia, - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle (33cl). Hazy amber with a decent persisting white head. Hoppy nose has oranges, grapefruit, spruce and medicinal notes above a caramel malt bill. Palate offers a medium sweet malty presence before a substantial resinous hop bitterness that persists long after the swallow. A ramped up hoppy American style IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2422) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Orange-amber in colour with a thin white head. Aroma is of grapefruit citrus, caramel malt, light pine. The flavour is quite hoppy, moderate bitterness, lots of citrus. Finishes long, bitter, more citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
loco_gallego (172) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 19, 2014
Blonde dorée pâle, voilée. Bonne persistance. Au nez résineuse, et très portée sur les agrumes-citrus typiques de l’houblonnage américain. Légèrement sucrée-caramel. En bouche petite acidité et bonne amertume balancée du début à la fin. Bonne longueur. Carbonatation moyenne.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Iznogud (979) - CROATIA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle, 330 ml from Za Popent, Ljubljana. Pours orange with white head. Sweetish with lots of tropical fruit hoppiness, light caramel and pine. Medum to full bodied. Dry and bitter finish. Great one.


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