Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ealing, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Cask, Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular. ABV may vary.
Batches 0005 0014 0027 0032 (slight change to malt bill for batch 0027 and later)

Rough day at work? Crack open a Five O’clock Shadow and be at one with your stubble. This American IPA is the real Desperate Dan of the beer world, hoppy uncompromising and goes well with a cow pie. Embrace your inner cowboy. Yee Ha!

Grains: Pale, CaraRed, Munich
Hops: Summit, Apollo, Citra, Columbus

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (483) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2016 Butelka 330ml. Miedziane o metnawej aparycji z biala dosc duza piana ktora szybko opada. Lekki osad. W aromacie cytusy pomarancze mango i chmiel. W smaku caly wachlarz owocow :plus rodzynki i lekko oleista tekstura Orzezwiajace. MarcinG

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5523) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle 33cl, a cloudy copper beer with low head. Nose is on fruit such a peach, berries mango and hop resin. Aroma is on blond caramel, hops resin, fresh mango, light citrus, medium bitterness to high, coconut touch, lavender, orange. Finish on exotic fruits and orange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2500) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 9, 2016
Couleur cuivrée trouble, légère mousse. Nez fruité citronné et houblonné gras et résineux. Gout fruité raisin, résineux, zeste agrumes oranges, bien houblonné herbes, note exotique. Bon corps. Fin amere raisin agrumes resineuse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
I_LUV_BEER (196) - - MAY 9, 2016
Served in a tulip from a 330ml bottle. Pours hazy light copper colour with medium slowly diminishing off-white head leaving nice lacing behind. Aroma is citrus hops, floral, caramel malts and mango with slight pine resin notes. Taste is medium sweet orange peel and caramel malts to start with, then moderate resin bitterness kicks in and stays with a long pleasant aftertaste. Medium body with soft carbonation. Nicely balanced and enjoyable beer without being too overwhelming on the bitter side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1845) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2016
33cl bottle at home from Plan B, Rotterdam. Nose is citrus and grass. Body is non-transparent orange, head is small, white, creamy, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, grass, mandarin, honey, orange peel. Medium sweet, light bitter, medium citric sour. Finish is long lasting hoppy medium to heavy bitter, grapefruit, light alcohol warmth. Full body, dry texture, nearly flat carbonation. Not that easy, full of flavor, tasty, good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (3513) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle from World Beer Market (Sake no Taniguchi). Malty and citrusy nose, with light Citra evident, along with marmalade. Hazy dull amber/orange color, a thin flimy head, and thick lace. Caramel, bread, and mild tropical fruit. Medium body and a bit dry in finish. Very nice nose. Moderate and balanced flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13395) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Bottled, 330ml from Favourite Beers, Cheltenham, Gloucs. Hazy amber with white head. There is a drying, malty body, quite crisp, fairly full carrying a basket full of hop notes. Tropical fruits along with grapefruit, citrus, gooseberry. Lasting palate. Really pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1406) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 10, 2016
Hazy, amber colored, medium frothy off white head, good lacing. Aroma is of floral and citrus hops, some caramalt, bit resin and some fruity hard candy. Taste is medium sweet caramel malt, orange hard candy begins to show but still light, medium floral, fruity and citrus hoppy aroma, moderate bitterness, dry finish with a lasting aftertaste. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, oily.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodo26 (33) - ITALY - FEB 9, 2016
Bevuta alla spina, di un bel colore ambrato leggermente torbido. Buon aroma fruttato, fresca al palato con una buona amarezza.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (2541) - Minsk, BELARUS - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle. Very citrus aroma and taste, tasted juicy and fresh, very good hopped ale, pleasant.

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