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

bottled
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RATINGS: 210   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


STEVIE_NIX's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
STEVIE_NIX (35) - - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle from cotteridge wines. this has a lovely hop aroma on pouring. Very resinous. Pours a dark amber with small white head. Taste is initially light but with a big hop bitterness coming in right after. Hints of spice then are overtaken by a real grapefruity peachy mouth. I enjoyed this the more i drank it. the taste remained in my mouth for a good while after. reminded me of Arbors Yakima valley from a few years back. pretty good id say.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rarbring (2173) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2016
Overall: Bread, pine, peel.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2016-06-11.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
6bottlepack (100) - Devon, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2016
Bottle from Hops & Crafts Exeter,dark gold with a dense white head,aroma piney hop,barley sugar,marmalade & bread,good hoppy taste pine,marmalade,pepper,toffee & toast,medium bodied smooth & slightly prickly, long drying bitter finish of marmalade ,pine ,pepper & caramel. Really well made!

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allanmb (127) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Pours clear golden amber with decent off white head. Aroma of slight citrus hops but a lot yeast and touch of malt. Taste is of mild American hops with dry, bitter finish. A little bit thin. I am to remember this being better. Maybe a bad batch? Batch 299 from March 2016

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5328) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2400) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
I_LUV_BEER (117) - - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1555) - 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 (3304) - 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 (12799) - 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.


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