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Ugly Duck Hoppy Christmas

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Brewed by Indslev Bryggeri
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Nr. Aaby, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

distribution
unknown

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Juleøllet kan godt blive for sødt og kagekrydret. De volumiøse og fede retter den danske jul er kendetegnet ved, vil faktisk hellere have en sprød, humlet og frisk øl. Hoppy Christmas er en 5,9 % IPA med masser af appelsin. Tørhumlet selvfølgelig.
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No more sweet sticky christmas cakes bottled and labelled as the most appropriate for the season. Rich and fatty foods want hoppy, bitter and fresh beers! It´s an orangy, lemony fresh IPA. Yeah, that’s right – we used a load of oranges! 5,9 % alk gives the beer just the right punch and the malty back bone mingles well with the aromatic and bitter hops. We used Chinook and Galaxy by the way. Dry hopped of course. Hoppy Christmas everyone!


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TyggaBrown (416) - NORWAY - NOV 24, 2014
Really great christmas-IPA. I guess this will match the danish christmas eve duck meal perfect, with lots of bitterness and lots of orange and citrus aroma. Perfect balance, and at low temp it feels oily and silky. Refreshing and tasty as well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (267) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at Studenterhuset. Pours hazy dark orange with a medium white head. Aromas of grassy hops, tropical fruits, citrus. Taste is pretty grassy hops up front, malty sweetness, slight tropical fruits, citrus.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1385) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2014
Dunkel gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av sitrus, furu, humle og karamell. Smak av sitrus, furu, humle og karamell. Humle og karamell i ettersmak. Vinmonopolet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (1637) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2014
Frisk duft av citrus, malt og karamell. Dunkel gulbrun farge, tynnt lag skum, heng langs kant. Smak av citrus og karamell.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1325) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Tap at taphouse, copenhagen. Clear amber color, white head. Aroma is hoppy, fruity, some malts. Nice taste, similar than aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bax (1163) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2014
(tap 06/10-2014) medium white head, slightly unclear orange color, hoppy aroma, good bitterness, fit body, rather dry hoppy taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (3034) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2014
15-AUG-2014, bottle @home, from Barleywine. Hazy amber with low lasting White head. Aroma is hops, grape fruit and pine. Taste the same with caramel, fruit and some wet cardboard. Medium body, soft carbonation. Tired?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2014
@DØE Århus Syd: Very nice grassy aroma. Light body with despite the fine sweetness and delicious hops with Chinok and Galaxy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11058) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2014
bottle. Pale amber colour with a beige head. Flavour and aroma is hop, pine, caramel, malt, peaches. bitter finish. OK beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (1725) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 6, 2014
Vanilla head, crocheted lacings, a bit hazy orange-golden body. Scents; resin, roasted malts, oranges, sour berries. Taste; dry bitter , peaches, oranges roasted malts, wood, bitter-flour, chocolate notes. Modest carbonation and nice body. Finishes with dark bread, roasted malts again, bitter fruity lingering and balanced. Good that I found the very last one, as brewery was sold out. [33cl br btl abv5.9%, B@SuperBrugsen Strib, T@Middelfart Fyn DK]


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