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

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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!

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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dexcansino (453) - Andalucía, SPAIN - SEP 13, 2014
Una delicia para los amantes del lúpulo. Amargo, especiada, romero. Cuerpo ligero, algo grasa y buen equilibrio de gas. Buena calidad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hobsch (485) - Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at Mother Kellys Bethnal Green. Pours orange with white head. Aroma has citrus, peach, mango, hops, bit sharp. Amazing. Taste is light to medium sweet, medium, bitter, slightly sour, fruity, mango, pine. Aftertaste is bitter with some sharpness. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11183) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle, bought @Alesbymail. Pours light hazy orange with a large, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has fresh citrus, apricot, bergamot, light peach. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good malty base sweetness, a touch of caramel, apricot, apple, citrus oil. Quite nice, elegant bitter finish. Good ipa.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Davros (1939) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2014
Pours orange/amber with a large head. Nose shows grapefruit, earthy hops, grassy notes, green apple and lovely biscuity malt. Clean hoppy flavours, big pine, grapefruit and grass hops with some faint malt underneath. Finishes with a very aggressive and sharp bitterness. Carbonation seems a bit full on.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2260) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2014
Draught. Hazy murky amber liquid with medium white head. Aroma of citrus, pineapple, red berries, grapefruit, bread and weed. Taste is very light sweet and medium bitter with notes of grapefruit, pineapple, bread and red berries. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2126) - FINLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Tap@onepint. Yellow hazy. Strong hoppy nose. Cirrus, greens, exotics, foresty pine needles. Med bodied, bitter with slightly old (gone old) hoppy finish. Hoppy, light bisquity malty robust ipa.

-- bb

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niksko (334) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2014
Pours a light hazy golden with some frothy white head. Nose is pineapple, fresh citrus, slight caramel. Flavor is classic american hops, loads of grapefruit, some pine, lime zest. Lighter side of medium body, fairly low carbonation for the style. Doesn’t taste like 7% at all, which makes it very dangerous. Very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4682) - Utah, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Tap at Craft Beer Co/Clapham during RBESG
Clear dark golden with a medium sized white head, good lacing. Aroma is floral and citrus. Taste is tropical fruit and floral
Very nice

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (8212) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Draught @ Craft Beer Co. Clapham. Clear orange color, medium sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, nicely hoppy, fruity, some grapefruit. Taste malts, hops, some grapefruit, nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation. Lovely.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
dsmith4 (23) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
330ml bottle A dry tasting IPA but somewhat disappointed by the lack of bitterness that should have been coming through from the hops for an American style IPA. Disappointed given the hype around this beer.


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