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Weird Beard Heaven and Hell batch 2

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85
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Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Holy Hoppin’ Hell batch 2 aged in a heaven hill bourbon barrel. Normally only from brewery. Batch 0019B


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1625) - WALES - JUL 1, 2014
Keg at Brewdog. Golden orange, slightly hazy, small white head. Aroma - malty, alcoholic, pineapple, floral. Body is medium, low carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste - jasmine, barrel, spice linger. Decent, interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1707) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush. Pours dark gold, with a thin white head and some lacing. Aroma of mango, straw and freshly cut grass. Tinned fruit and syrup in the flavour, with some bitter hop in the background. Finish is dry grain, resin and dried fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (2941) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Shepard?s bush at the weird beard launch. Aroma is varnish, solvent and orange peel. Nose also has some caramel. Rich clouded red orange coloured pour with a thin off white head. Flavour is berry, citrus, grapefruit hop, assertive clean bitterness. Touch of sweetness from the caramel malts. Pretty well balanced. Warming alcohol in the finish. Palate is medium full with fine carbonation. Spicy tingling hop finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (6333) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
330mL bottle, pours a cloudy opaque dark orange with a small white head. Aroma smells like resinous hops, bourbon barrels, and woody notes. Flavour is well-balanced, incorporating the bourbon very well, with resinous hops and woody notes. Still tastes like a IIPA with a boozy, barrel-heavy character. Solid stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10460) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. Golden-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is citrus, pine, peaches, malt. . Flavour is citrus, pine, peaches, malt, hop, fruit, alcohol. full body. OK beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (152) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Muddy brown orange colour, small white head leaving some lacing. Big citrus hit on the nose, then good mixture of fruit including grapefruit, peach and orange. Fruit stays around while the bitter finish kicks in.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ [ The pre Fastelavn Smagning - Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg ].

[ As Weird Beard Heaven and Hell batch 2 ].
Hazy matt medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, dusty hops, grass, light alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, tropical fruit, dusty hops, mango, riped fruit - wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140228]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
20th March 2014
Very hazy dark amber beer, good off white head. Palate is smooth and slightly soft. Mild fine carbonation. Tangy jammy fruits nicely balanced with malt cream, bourbon and a whisper of vanilla. Finishes smooth and semi dry with a little bitterness and spice coming through. Very nice indeed. Would love to see a dry hopped version.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8395) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle at Fastelavn Smagning 2014 @ J&C’s beer palace, Jutland 28/02/14, acquired from BD Camden. Hazed orange amber with a good sized off white head. Nose is punchy hops, light mango, spice, boozey tones, subtle bourbon waftings. Taste comprises earthy hops, mineral bite, punchy tropicals, orange pithdom. Medium + bodiment, fine carbonation, semi drying close with light boozey notes. Decent DIPA if a touch hot in places.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7578) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours hazy deep golden with a small white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, orange, grape, peach and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long citrus and peach fruity finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


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