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Weird Beard Hit The Lights

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Cask, Keg and Bottle Conditioned; Regular.

English malt back bone, bittered with Anglo/Euro hops in the shape of Target and Aurora, then dry hopped with the same again. American yeast to keep esters at bay, so all that fruity punch comes just from the hops. Making a clean, bitter IPA with loads of fruity hop character, the way we think it should be.
Like any good IPA this beer will cut through spicy dishes, pair well with fried or salty foods, but best enjoyed in the sun.

Batches 0009 0020 0030
Grains: Pale, Munich, Cara-Pils, Crystal
Hops: Aurora, Target, Nugget

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22872) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller & Friends. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops and citrus. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and citrus. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5069) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle from Euston Tap. Hazy pale golden, small white head. Fruity hop nose, continuing with hoppy bitterness as well as hints of smoke. Develops more character in the mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jorn69 (1562) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2015
Sample @ En Öl & Whiskymässa 150425. Light hoppy and light fruity, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and light hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonMoore (1972) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Bottle conditioned - slightly hazy pale gold with slim white head. Aroma of juicy/ sour fruit, hint of barnyard. Taste is quite a surprise and complex, hoppy, bitter, some smokiness, malty, fruity. Medium to light bodied. Moderate carbonation. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gaultier (766) - SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
Sample @ En Öl & Whiskymässa, Gothenburg 25/4-15. Light hoppy and fruity, also light notes of DMS.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (403) - - APR 19, 2015
This is all over the place. Citrus and exotic fruit sweetness from the hops but a funky sharp taste of burnt turf or wood. It’s out there alright. Experimental. Maybe a little too much going on for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7424) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2015
500ml bottle, SasStock 2015, Gasthorpe, 12/01/15. Heavily misted blonde with a high and tenacious whip of foam. Aroma of farmyard, dung and dirty flowers; citrus botanicals, chewy Belgian-like wine gum hop. Dirty dishcloth hop like Nuneaton’s own Tunnel and Sperrin; zest of mouldy lemon, waft of pig, dried flowers scattered in orange liqueur. Edgy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guiroul33 (206) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - APR 12, 2015
Bottle 33cl from Bierhalle De Coninck, @ home. Nice golden color with minimal white head sticking to the sides of the glass. Aroma of mango, pineapple, apple. Taste is quite bitter, medium carbonation. Lacks a bit of something I can’t define, but overall a good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1457) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2015
24.1.2014. Hieman tunkkainen, jotenkin myös hedelmäinen (passionia taisi olla mukana). Maku alkaa hyvin, jää jotenkin vaiheeseen, vetiseksi.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4197) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle. Bronze and slightly cloudy. Hoppy with some bitterness that lingers.There is also some citrus present which adds to the overall pleasant taste. Another good one from this brewery.

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