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Weird Beard Heaven And Hell Batch 3

Formerly brewed at Weird Beard
Style: Imperial IPA
Ealing, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (6087) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle shared at Leighton’s place. 25/08/2015. Thanks to Leighton. Translucent / golden / orange coloured pour with a lasting frothy off white head. Aroma is caramel, bourbon, boozy, jammy fruits, woody tannin. Flavour is semi-sweet, caramel, jammy, woody and bourbon with some orange and pine hop in the finish. Palate is semi-sweet, viscous, moderate carbonation. Bit boasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3841) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle share, batch 3, 9.6%, thanks to Leighton. Hazy dark orange / light brown, lightly sparkling, decent foamy off-white head. Aroma is spice, coconut, some plastic, touch of milky coffee and sour milk. Body is medium, soft carbonation, smooth. Taste is booze, pine, light biscuity, buttery, twigs, softly woody. Finishes tangy and face-puckeringly dry. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (9771) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle thanks to Leighton. It pours lightly hazy orange with a decent white head. The nose is rich, sweet, juicy, stewed orange, peach, apricot, light vanilla and marmalade. The taste is bitter - sweet, peach, nectarine, stewed orange, grainy, marmalade, bready, wood, pine, grainy action and boozy boost with a dry, woody finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. A bit boosty.... A bit dirty. A bit underwhelming, but alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (14752) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle shared in London. Pours clear orange-gold with a frothy, off-white head. Lots of wood in the nose, some crunchy caramel, lightly toasted grains, ripe orange. Medium to heavy sweet flavor with harsh pine and grass bitterness, toasted grains, bread, very dry wood. Full bodied, lightly chewy, with fine to average carbonation. Warming finish with more wood, toasted caramel, orange peel, grains. Pretty heavy and punchy. Just drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Weird Beard Heaven And Hell Batch 3 ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, mango, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, mango, citrus, orange. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140807]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4073) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2015
Amber golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, apricot, passion fruit, sweat, resin. Bitter hoppy flavour, light sweet malts. Finish bitter hops, tropical fruits.
(from 33cL bottle @ chriso & Ruth’s place, London 2014. Thanks for sharing, Fonefan!)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4531) - 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 (18996) - , 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 (4024) - 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 (2077) - 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.

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