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Weird Beard Holy Hoppin Hell Batch 1

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

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Hoppier than a )insert joke here0, and bitter as… blah blah, just drink it!

This double IPA is brewed with the same grain bill each time, to the same ABV and IBUs, but the late hops in each version will be whatever we think will wreak most havoc on your pallets.

Drink with intensely flavoured foods such as grilled meats and saucy barbecue or smelly cheese. Yeah, go for the smelly cheese.
Note: Hops change batch to batch. Batch 0006


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3064) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Backlog rating. Keg at CPK, Pimlico. It pours a deep golden color with a medium off-white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee and malt with some pony notes in the end. Taste is quite sweet, malty, biscuity, with some ripe fruitiness from the hops. Quite full bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, tends to be a tad sweet for my tooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scottishchris (251) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle from the hive. Pours hazy amber, big white head. Grapefruit, citrus, resin nose. Sweet and buttery medium body, very balanced bitterness. Couldn't possibly tell this is over 9%. Good stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Splitenz (331) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2014
An avalnche of flavours and aromas. They’ve crammed so much into this beer my first thought was "this is too much!" but then you taste all the various flavours and nuances. Are all the good hops in the World in this? Simply put, this is an amazing experience.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ Batch 6 ]. ABV: 8.5%. Clear medium yellow amber - orange colour with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, wood, light pine. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, hoppy, hop oli, citrus, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131012]

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (2037) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle, Kris Wines, London. Poured a murky orange colour with a small white head. Aroma was piney hop, orange and peach. Flavour was sweet malts, booze and a fair dollop of hop and tropical fruits. Nearly very good, but somehow lacks any real finesse.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2013
33cl, at 8.5%Vol, as Holy Hoppin’ Hell!! (Batch 6), new exclusive English brew Anno 2013, from Ales By Mail (UK), complex bitter brew, fruity/floral and slightly bitter/sweet, not too heavy, yet not balanced, cloudy, small head, nice brew, yet expensive!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Bottled 330ml ABM. Batch 0006 Apr 13. Dark murky orange-brown color, small white head. Fruity, alcoholic, resiny bitter aroma, yeasty too. Medium-bodied. Base has lots of caramalt, this is sweet and a bit yeasty DIPA. Fruity-resiny bitterness. Perhaps slightly better on tap? Now I bit too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1558) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
Aroma: caramel malt. Appearance: dark gold. Palate: medium sweetness. Bottle at the Powder Keg Diplomacy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2013
Big bashy double IPA, sherbet and tropical syrup mega-power kind of thing. Good effort for the team.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3084) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle 0.33l at home (via alesbymail). Batch 006. Bottled on: April-13. Best Before April-14. Colour is murky light brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Sweetness, caramel, some fruits, hops and malts.


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