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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: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ration (1971) - 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 (15) - 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 (1474) - 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 (11192) - 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 (1323) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (2822) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Cask at CBC Covent Garden tap takeover. It pours a golden color with a small white head. Aroma is hoppy with notes of mangoes on a malty caramel backbone. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a good balance of malty toffee notes and herbal fruity hops. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3680) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle from Wine Emporium 281014. Big hush of foam when I opened the bottle. Cloudy orange colour with a big head. Flavour is a bit hit and miss.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Unde (422) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Pale orange looks with smallish head and some lacing. Aroma has sweet honey, tropical fruits and berries. Taste has berries, fruits, grass and sweet malts. Medium body and medium carbonation. A british IPA which in my opinion doesn’t compete well against the american hop bombs. Still a nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjoerdve (96) - - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle. 0,5. Name is great. The flow of the beer is very nice. Would recommend ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6523) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Grosvenor, Hanwell, 18/9/2014. Slightly hazy gold in colour, with a decent, white, head. Pineapple, jasmine tea, a hint of pine and plenty of grassy hops, before a dryish finish. An enjoyable IPA.

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