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Weird Beard Heaven And Hell Batch 3

Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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Keg & Bottled conditioned; Special.

Batch 0042b
Aged in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels.
Hoppier than a (insert joke here), and bitter as..... Blah,blah, just drink it! This double IPA is brewed with the same grain bill each time and to the same IBU, but the late hops in each versin will be whatever we think will wreak most havoc on your palates.
OG: 1.078
FG: 1.006
Grains: Pale, Munich, Pilsner, Vienna, Crystal.
Hops: Green Bullet, Nelson Sauvin, Pacific Gem, Southern Cross

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4114) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle.Golden with a clear appearance and a small head.Hoppy and sweet with some fruitiness. Quite bitter finish. Powerful and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16335) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2014
26th October 2014
Hazy deep amber beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and semi dry, good fine carbonation. Smooth malts, little dry cream. Well integrated smooth bourbon, tangy. Mild vanilla. Good orange and marmalade hops, not super fresh but bringing good fruity flavours. Light semi dry finish. Not quite the knockout of Batch 2 but a tasty and interesting number all the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3266) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle from Mother Kelly’s. It pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is fresh fruity hops with grapefruit, apricots and citrus. Sweet with some notes of wood. Taste is also sweet with huge hops to provide a bitter kick in the finish. More sweet resiny flavour to this one. Body is quite thick with good carbonation. Overall, quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1664) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2014
Poura cloudy amber with a low creamy white head. Aromas of caramel, oak, peach, apricot, grass. Taste is caramel, peach, apricot, roasted barrel notes and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is somewhat creamy and full bodied with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (9140) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle shared by Fonefan. Thanks! [Not sure about the batch, presumably this one though] Hazy orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste lightly malty, quite bitter, a hint of liquor, hops, lightly pine, lightly grapefruit. Medium body and carbonation. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (5232) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle - Sweet caramel and some tropical fruit. Cloudy gold with a white head. Sweet fruit and caramel with a pithy bitterness. Dry and a bit bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1656) - Ghent, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from Deliciouslydifferent. Hazy amber colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Aroma of caramel, citrus, honey, vanilla and hops. Very hoppy finish in great mix with the subtle bourbon notes. Special beer, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
elbernays (653) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle at Euston tap. Pours cloudy marmalade orange with wispy white head. Tropical fruit, wood, orange rind. Big toffee malt, orange lasting flavour. Slight bitterness finish. Mild carbonation gives a peachy aftertaste. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1855) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from Beer Central, Sheffield. Cloudy, reddy, amber. Film of white, sticky head. Woody. Greasy. Thick, fusty fruit. Oily herb. Taste is thick sweet. Woody bitter. Woody dry. Palate is chewy sweet. Greasy. Oily. Finish is all of that, with a boozy warmth that lingers. Tasty beer. A bit big and daft. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (10351) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle at home, in between hedge killing, take away from Mother Kelly’s 06/07/14. Hazed marmalade orange/dark amber with a well appointed light beige covering that stays for a while then dissipates to a swirl and thin edgeing. Nose is bitter grapefruit, caramel, orange pith, mineral notes, earthy hop, light booze, subtle bourbon wooded backnotes. Taste comprises orange pith, bourbon evident, light coconut ring, jammy tropicana, light booze, sticky mango, hint of spice. Medium + body, fine carbonation, subtle bourbon, boozey tinges and tropicana in the close. Solid BA DIPA, all pretty subtle on the bourbon front but you know it’s there, the alcohol is well integrated and it still retains the charectar of a DIPA. This one grew on me rising from 3.5 on first sip to 3.8 at the close, not often a beer shifts by more than 0.2 for me after the first rating.

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