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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (344) - Soria, SPAIN - OCT 31, 2015
Color amarillo oro con gran capa de espuma blanca, jabonosa y de bonito encaje, buena retención; aromas herbales, flores, resina , cítricos y ligero caramelo, en boca entrada potente con amargor medio-alto que se acentúa en el retrogusto y final ligeramente dulce, siguen notas terrosas y cítricas, cuerpo y carbónico medios con alcohol bien integrado en una interesante y compleja cerveza de estilo bien conseguido.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (1873) - Asturias, SPAIN - OCT 22, 2015
Botella. @El Cabanón, Avilés 21/10/2015 Color amarillo, aromas y sabores frutales, final amargo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9025) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle. Very lively pour creates a rocky cream coloured head on a hazy orange body. Grapefruit/citrus zest, light caramel, moderate bitterness. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16262) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2015
Keg at Mikkeller and Friends, RBESG ’15 day 3, 22/08/15. Very lightly hazed golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is light pine needle, orange pith, straw, melon. Taste comprises tangerine, bread dough, citric pith, straw, lemon zest, melon. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with restrained hop bitterness. Ok - seems a little subdued compared to To Oi’s usual standards.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1442) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle cap is marked 3/24/13. Pours a pretty burnt orange w/ a retaining white head & lacing. The aroma has a nice citrus undertone. The taste is citrus, grapefruit, & a little boozy. It’s quite nice on the palate at this stage for being such a "in ya face ipa." Pretty darn good 2.5 years later!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bygers (1141) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a golden color with offwhite head. Aroma is light smokey. Taste is fresh and dry. Not too much citrus, despite the hops. A hint of peatsmoke and roasted almonds. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PapaVillum (834) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2015
40 cl på fad, 7,1 % ABV, nydt på Mikkeller And Friends i Stefansgade på Nørrebro, 20. august 2015. Ravfarvet og ufiltreret American IPA med minimal offwhite skumtop på et par mm. Aroma af harpiks, citrus. Smagen er ultralækker bitter med lille næsten forsvindende sødme. Grapefrugt-noter i smagen og en bitterhed, der bare bliver ved og ved. Dejlig balance trods den store overvægt. Zero salt eller surt ici. Mellem fyldig krop med fin frisk karbonering på et middel niveau. Konsistensen er glat og eftersmagen... surprise: bitter og kort. Damn'ed good beer og utroligt dejligt læskende IPA. Læg dertil kanten qua den høje procent.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (1095) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Orange clear color with some foam. Little, light bitter hoppy (pines) smell. The taste is bitter tart with foresty and fruity parts. Bitter tart dryish aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (3869) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
330ml bottle from Brewdog.com (I think). Pours hazy amber. Decent sharp floral citrus and moderate pine. Very good to-the-point bitter hop IPA.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (20430) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat... Golden amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft passion fruit nose... Soft sticky toffee fruit... Caramel toffee


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