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Weird Beard Hit The Lights

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13118) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 13, 2015
Tap at Ravintola Kirjakauppa, Pori. Slightly hazy orange color, good creamy white head. Aroma has citrus and light notes of overriped pineapple. Medium-bodied. Gooseberry and citrus hoppyness. Long lingering aftertaste. Fruity background. Simplish but tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weordie (146) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Pours copoer with a thick and foamy head. Aroma is strong of orange sweets and tinned peaches. Taste has a quick sweetness that is very quickly overtaken by a sharpness and finishes extremely bitter. A real tour of the taste buds.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
undercurrent25 (1518) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Pours an amber colour. Taste is hoppy and dry on the palate. Quite a solid IPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (402) - GREECE - DEC 23, 2014
From tap at the Local Pub, Athens. Light hazy golden orange color with off white head. Light hoppy citrusy, grassy and light floral aroma, light malty. Taste is bitter and light sweet. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1424) - Athens, GREECE - DEC 22, 2014
Tap at Local Pub, Athens. Color hazy orange with small white head. Aroma peach, herbal, grapefruit. Taste sweetbitter, hoppy, peach.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ration (1977) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2014
271114. Bottle at O’Hara’s, Tampere. Pours hazy golden with a nice head. Aroma citrus hops, spices. Nice balance. Not Bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dominik92 (19) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Tap. Aroma: lemon, grapefruit, cheese, floral, herabl. Orange color, hazy, white foam, frothy, very bitter, lightly sour, medium body, fizzy, slick feel, astringent, bitternes is agressive, but with fast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1500) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden on 1st November 2014. Slightly hazy amber with lasting whitish lacing foam. Rich aroma of grapefruit and cheesy yeasts. Grapefruit abounds in-mouth with soapy notes and bitter lemon zest. A bitter citric finish with grapefruit and peel. Engaging mouthfeel and plenty of body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11421) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle. Deep golden colour with a white head. Aroma is flower, citrus, malt, hop. Flavour is flower, citrus, malt, hop, spices, grass. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1346) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2014
500ml bottle from Trembling Madness Drinks Shop, York. Golden colour, frothy white foam head leaving lacing and aroma of tropical fruit, melon, citrus, hop resins. Flavour is malt caramel with some biscuit and zesty citrus grapefruit hoppy bitterness. Slightly oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry hoppy lingering tangy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

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