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

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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!

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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1705) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (3404) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13084) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1283) - 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.

4
   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.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (2131) - Minsk, BELARUS - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle. Very citrus aroma and taste, tasted juicy and fresh, very good hopped ale, pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (2479) - - JAN 13, 2016
Draught at Beer Pub Camden. Classic citrus/pine bouquet, caramel, quite-full bodied, bitter finish. Simple but decent ipa, maybe a tad too heavy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SeniorZozo (1188) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle light amber with an off white ring. Aroma of moderately sweet citrus and soft malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, medium bitter

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2016
Keg, Draft House Tower Bridge, 13/12/15. Gauzy fizzing orange capped with subsiding white. Aroma of grapefruit and hairy chlorophyll. Lush perfumed passion fruit, dragon fruit, wonderfully clean soapy multicoloured and green stewed flavour. Crisp malt base. Winner all round except that itchy, fizzy and headless keg condition.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3963) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Pours hazy orange amber with tall white head that drops fairly quickly. Aroma of citrus, fresh tropical fruit (mango, peach), light grapefruit and pine. Taste is mild pine bitter with a citrusy bitter finish. Light, very smooth body with soft carbonation.


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