overall
85
72
style
RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Teutonic take on the traditional IPA features spicy German grown hops and an expressive Kolsch yeast. The result is a golden beer with a moderate bitterness and an intensely fruity aroma reminiscent of raspberry and lemon peel. Prost!

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.9
superspak (5691) - Michigan, USA - AUG 13, 2017
12 ounce bottle into signature pint glass, bottled on 12/15/2016. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy medium golden/yellow color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, melon, berry, peppercorn, pine, cracker, biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of earthy/spicy hops, pale malt, and light-moderate fruity yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of big lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, melon, berry, peppercorn, pine, cracker, biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, melon, berry, peppercorn, pine, cracker, biscuit, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of earthy/spicy hops, pale malt, and light-moderate fruity yeast flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and zero astringent hop flavors after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy/sticky, and fairly crisp balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6.1%. Overall this is a delicious English IPA. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of earthy/spicy hops, pale malt, and light-moderate fruity yeast flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink with the modestly bitter/drying finish. Nice showcase of German noble hops with restrained Kolsch yeast character; and nice bready malt backbone for balance. A very enjoyable offering, and spot on style example.

3.1
Borup (14730) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2017
Sample at Københavns Ølfestival 2017. A clear golden coloured beer with a white ehad. Aroma and flavour of hops, nalt, grass, citrus and bread.

3.2
MiP (15920) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2017
Draught at KØ17. Fruity aroma. Clear golden colour. Small white head. The flavour is chalky. Does not have much hop flavour for an IPA.

3.5
Leighton (21513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2017
Bottle at home in Hackney - picked up at the Empire Express. Pours clear yellow-gold with a foamy, white head. The aroma holds lightly toasted cereal grains, a little honey, citrus rind. Light sweet flavour with dry pale malts, grassy hops, lemon rind, light cereal grains. Light to medium bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Finishes with some more crunchy pale grains, grassy hops, citrus peel. A highly enjoyable brew.

3.3
BeardedAvenger (842) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2017
Bottle at Rose and Thistle, Frimley. Musty floral herbal aroma. Light gold. Massive bubbly white head. Light bitterness. The hops do remind you that they are there but overall I’d say this takes on the Pilsner/Kölsch aspects. Light bodied. Verging on sticky. Soft carbonation. Low key finish. At first it didn’t overly impress me, however as I drank more it grew on me. Ended up drowning it pretty quickly. Just less hoppy than I was expecting. More of an ISL?

3.8
jinroh (1700) - ESTONIA - JUL 10, 2017
Pours nice clear golden, nice white foam that leaves decent lacings. Nose is quite fruity, not soft, more like cherries and bit more astringent fruits. Yes, maybe raspberry, citric one :D Taste has some soft bitterness and herbal character, typical for German hops is also there. Quite smooth drinking, better than many other German style IPA’s I have had.

3.6
scarletfire65 (1472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2017
Bottle at home, all alone. It tastes like a hybrid of a classic pilsner with Noble Hops and and fruity East Coast IPA. Interesting.

3.4
Rasmus40 (21343) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2017
DØE. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - grass and citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 190517

3.3
fonefan (49586) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2017

Draught @ [ DØE - Ølfestival København 2017 ] @ Lokomotivværkstedet, Otto Busses Vej 5A, 2450 Copenhagen SV, Denmark.

[ As Sierra Nevada German Style IPA ].
Clear medium yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, sweet malt. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, pale malt, sweet malt, fruity malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20170519]
6-3-7-3-14

3.3
geeklimit (292) - USA - JUN 18, 2017
Pours orange with plenty of carbonation. Thick, lumpy head. Slightly acrid pilsener malt aroma. Clean and slightly spicy pilsener taste with a clean after taste. Hops are light but present. Very clean mouth feel, very effevscent.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5