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Top Out The Cone IPA

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Brewed by Top Out
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Loanhead, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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cask and bottled, regular


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8270) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2015 Bottle from Valhallas Goat, Glasgow, Thursday 18th June 2015 consumed at home Sunday 21st June (Summer Solstice) Amber in colour with an off-white head, really hoppy with a lengthy bitterness, didnít know anything about this brewery and didnít bother checking out before buying, just liked the description and labelling, but itís damn good, good in fact a much better beer than the very highly rated Epic Zombie that we have just had. Lots of citrus in here, fresh and fruity but good bitterness throughout, love it. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.8

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1703) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Cask, Kings Head, Carlisle. Lovely mandarin citrus aroma to this amber IPA. Fresh and earthy, full-bodied, yet doesnít overpower like some circa 7pc beers do. Great smooth palate, makes it a little too easy drinking. First Top Out beer Iíve had, very impressed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (1124) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2015
UPDATED: APR 8, 2015 Cask, Ale House, Chelmsford, 7th April 2015. While lacing, golden. Good poignant notes. Good hop resin. Piney. Pithy. Taste is lychee, grapefruit, lime, limonata. Really juicy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2366) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle from Oddbins Beer Shop, Blackheath. Hazy amber pour with a white head. Aromas of mango, some red fruit and peach. Lemon zest and grapefruit flavours. Bitter-sweet linger. Bitter finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1623) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
23.10.2014. Hazy orange brownish, plenty of head. Hoppy aroma with fruits, wet wood, orange. Decent malts, orange citric hops. Quite good balance, a bit to the sweet side. Both aroma and taste has slight soap or bubblegum. Better than average.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6890) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Cask-conditioned at the Sandford Park Alehouse, Cheltenham February 2015. Amber with a decent, off-white, head. Big hoppy aroma, with some slightly sweet malts, citrus fruits and a dry finish with touch of pine. Very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (880) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
Shared bottle @ home from appellation Wines Edinburgh. Body is hazy orange copper, head is small white creamy, mostly diminishing good lacing. Nose is grass, aroma is roasted peanuts, orange peel, light licorice, spices. Light sweet, medium to heavy bitter. Finish is long lasting hoppy bitter. Medium to full body, slightly sticky texture, lively carbonation. Great refreshing strong hoppy beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (3780) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Appearance - golden amber and very lively which means a big fluffy head too. Nose - pine, mango and lime. Each individually distinguishable. Taste - pink grapefruit and resin, then the lime follows it through. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy yet drying texture and a long dry finish. Overall - brave to bottle condition but itís paid off beautifully.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StuartC (56) - Lochgilphead, Argyll, SCOTLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle from Fyne Wines, Argyll. Hazy copper-orange with thin very-white head. Aromas of Double-Dip-Swizzle-Stick, orange sherbet and tarragon; Creamy smoothness with a light, barely perceptible fizz; Notes of oily Brazil nuts initially, but quickly joined by soft leafy herbs; The freshness doesnít last long, as bitter grapefruit really develops through the finish, doesnít overwhelm as accompanied by lemon zestiness and ground coriander seed. An IPA with the soft herbal tones to entice those not normally fans of IPAs, but with the bitterness on the finish to enthral those who do!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
[6702-20140826] Bottle. Mildly fruity wood pine aroma. Slightly hazy, orange brown body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Bitter fruity hops flavour has a strange evergreen toast note. Medium body is quite bitter. Tasty. (7/4/8/4/16) 3.9-
(w/ blankboy, Ferris, jercraigs)


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