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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
Ingredients
Grains: Pale, Munich, Cara-Pils, Crystal
Hops: Aurora, Target, Nugget


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thmsboyd (10) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottled March ’14, BBE March ’15. 6.2% ABV. Fragrant aromas of white chocolate, grapes and citrus fruits. Yellowish amber appearance with a tight yet rocky, bubbly head. Light sourness and a heavy dry bitterness to taste. Medium-bodied and moderately carbonated with a long bitter finish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
elbernays (396) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 21, 2014
500ml Bottle at home. Pours yellow orange. White fluffy head. Dissipates to wispy. Spice, bread, yeast, pineapple, banana. Flavour is ripe banana bread malt base. Grapefruit pithy bitterness. Lasting dry aftertaste. Body is light but full of flavour. This is a good balanced IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wimpyjoe (3484) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle from Spirited Wines, Manchester. Cloudy amber with a bubbly head. Has quite a few influences with pale ale fruit evident, especially in the nose, but there’s overriding grain and wheat in its taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciaranc (784) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 21, 2014
500 ml bottlefrom Redmonds. Hazy, cloudy yellow gold, frothy white head, lasting. Floral, perfume, hop nose. Flavour is sweet fruity malt. Light enough, light carbonation, nice finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5538) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep golden with an off-white head. Aroma is floral, spicy and fruity hops with some malt and caramel. Falvor is sweet and fruity with some floral hops and malt. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13119) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. An almost clear one, golden in color and with a dense, finger-thick off-white head. The aroma has pine cones notes, some resin and peaches, and a generic fruity sweetness. It’s semi-sweet on the palate, with orange zest, pine cones and resins. A nice bitterness too, lightly flowery. Semi-sweet on the palate, full bodied and nicely carbonated. Lasting finish with a good bitterness. Nice and interesting, but not fantastic in any way. 140608

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7210) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, herbal, floral and hint of grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Monstershield (1) - - JUN 6, 2014 does not count
Orange to amber colour. Pretty cloudy and hazy with full body. Pine and fruity aromas with pineapple and citrus coming up front. Taste pretty hoppy at the beggining and transforms into a sweet malty aftertaste with no yeast present. Generally, very good balance between hop bitterness and malt sweetness.Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (185) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JUN 4, 2014
On tap at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Orange copper color, hazy, with a white thin head. Sweet aromas, caramel, honey and some pine maybe. Similar taste, sweetness up front with caramel, bread and some sweet fruits, with more tropical notes coming up. bittersweet aftertaste, long. Medium bosy with low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
calm_dreamer (156) - GREECE - JUN 4, 2014
Orange body, cloudy and more to the full side. Smells like nerantzi, bergamot, caramel and a note of pine. The taste is of caramel and bitter sweet orange. Medium bitter aftertaste.


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