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


on tap

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8153) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2014
2014-06-27. Crisp lightly hazy bright orange body with a small white head and lace. 3+ Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, mild orange and lemon notes but they must be wooed out of the glass. Flavour is similar, mildly bitter throughout, light citrus and tropical fruit, mango or melon like fruit in the finish lingers in the aftertaste. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation suits it nicely. 3+ Tasty. On tap? at Dry Gate, Glasgow

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4307) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Man in the Moon, Stockholm.
Appearance: Hazy amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Tropical fruit, citrus, pine, spices.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, malt, caramel, floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2829) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Tap at Brewdog Shepherds Bush, hazy light amber, thin white head, pine and tropical fruit nose, pine and grapefruit bitter body, syrupy yet dry and a firm bitter edge. Very nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andy_ (833) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Clear orange beer with white head. Aroma has sweet tropical fruits, apricot, caramel and pine. Flavor is resinous bitter, berryish, caramelly sweet and fruity. Palate is medium full and oily with medium carbonation and stinging bitterness. Finishes with heavy grapefruity bitterness and honeyish sweetness. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (5685) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle (33 cl), courtesy of Nisse666. Hazy deep golden, large white head. Piney and soapy hops, some tropical fruit, bready malt. Medium bodied, mmedium bitterness. Dry with a bit rough bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ruddles (28) - - JUN 7, 2014
On tap. Aroma is orange, grape and citrus. Was nice when fresh. nice bitterness and well balanced fruityness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leebotton (265) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Slight mango, bitter stone fruit with a sweetness on the aroma. Big rich hop aromas but a bit unbalanced towards the hop really

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2014
On tap at Man in the Moon. Hazy golden with a white head. Citrus, mango, hay and some biscuits. Relaxed and quite tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobinlondon (1257) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Keg at Craft Covent Garden. Slightly hazy amber with a reluctant white head. I was expecting good things from this beer but frankly found it rather unbalanced with an earthy flavour hindering the impressive hop and malt profile. Not the most intergrated offering I’ve tried from this brewer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ianwelby (583) - SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Hazy golden beer with a frothy head. Aroma is citrus but sour whereas the flavour has a distinct sweet tang to temper the sourness. The hops could easily have been overpowering but they’ve been well balanced given this a flavour which is surprisingly rounded after the first sniff. Too strong for a session beer of course which is a shame because I think flavour-wise it’d be perfect for me!

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