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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

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RATINGS: 469   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.


Tomy63's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tomy63 (190) - Clermont-Ferrand, - JAN 13, 2014
couleur or pâle, mousse bien présente pour une IPA, très beau nez sur la résine, les agrumes, beaucoup de pamplemousse, quelques notes de fruits exotiques. Bonne ampleur en bouche, assez légère, très fruitée (surtout du pamplemousse encore), pas de caramel ici, texture un peu épaisse très agréable, bonne carbonatation. Finale de bonne longueur, amère, sèche mais pas trop, fruits frais, résine. Une très belle IPA.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Iznogud (832) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricksta_p (1335) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2014
Aroma of tropical fruits, orange, mango, grass, fresh hops. Flavour is light sweet with a nicely strong bitter finish. Fantastic IPA, just the way I like ’em: fruity and bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
crlnts (341) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Hazy orange, off-white head, lot of lacing. Intense citrusy aroma. Clean bitterness. Balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (313) - GREECE - DEC 3, 2014
330ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Almost clear pale golden color with white head. Hoppy aroma, floral, fruity, light pine, light malty. Sweet and bitter taste, fruity, caramel malty. Medium oily body with soft carbonation and bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kingvit (251) - - NOV 30, 2014
Aroma: resin, citrus, peach; Appearance: pale yellow, large frothy head; Taste: medium bitterness, medium sourness, slight sweetness; Palate: thick texture, long finish, medium body, average carbonation The bitterness kicks in after a few sips, is long and pleasant but not astringent. Well-hidden alcohol, crisp.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
voncrease (38) - - NOV 30, 2014
From bottle purchased at Rehills of Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Description to follow.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bobhund (423) - - NOV 29, 2014
Drucken på OConnors, Uppsala.. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wazzawazza (29) - Geraldton, AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2014
Not too bad, will buy it again. Strong aroma. Ever so slightly fruity, but quite traditional.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiammanghilla (645) - Genova, ITALY - NOV 23, 2014
Bottiglia 33cl, comprata da Giangaspero e bevuta a casa. Chiara cob bella schiuma persistente. Ben amarica e al tempo stesso beverina, piuttosto secca.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at The Bottle Shop Canterbury. Hazy pale gold thick lasting white head. Hops on aroma. Some almost lager malt puke in the mouth. Big sherberty hop finish. Good carbonation dry long finish. Settles down into a sherbert hoppy ipa. Good though.


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