Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA (Europe) (Bottle)

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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 611   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
previously 5.3%

Belhaven Brewery’s flagship American-style IPA. A bold but refreshing ale using pale malt to provide sweetness and a little Crystal malt for extra toffee and a touch of astringency. Challenger provides clean bitterness and an underlying herbal hoppyness. Hersbrucker adds a little fruit, spiciness and floral character and Cascade as the late hop adds masses of grapefruit citrus aroma and taste and floral fragrance. All three hops contribute to the bold bitterness and satisfying finish as well as the huge “hop store” aroma.
Ingredients: Pale malt, Cascade, Hersbrucker and Challenger hops.

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3.6
saintbase2 (428) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

3.2
RudiMan (11) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2017 As much a Scotch Ale as an IPA. More sweet malt than you would expect. But good for all that.

3.3
Tide (3978) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2017
Bottle from a friend. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, malts, caramel, a bit of hops, toast, nuts and earthy notes. Bitter finish with citrus, toast, malts, a bit of hops, caramel and nuts. Very nice brew.

1.7
kalunapz (162) - CROATIA - AUG 6, 2017
boca 0,33L - kupljenao u ROTO...koliko kužim to je neka IPA a baza je bitter...fuj

3.5
einherjar (376) - Rijeka, CROATIA - AUG 3, 2017
Golden color, small white head. Aroma hops and fruits. Taste caramel, floral hops and honey finish.

2.7
Desaparecida (9) - Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2017 Rötliches Gold, sowohl in der Nase als auch am Gaumen eher malzig als hopfig. Bitter, aber wenig fruchtig. Süß, karamellig.

3.5
Svarun (156) - - JUL 28, 2017
Clear copper, medium white head. Aroma citrus and fruits. Medium body, average carbonation. Taste is hoppy with some caramel. Medium bitterness. Solid stuff, i like it.

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Nikokaoja (302) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - JUL 23, 2017
20. 7. 2017, Klimno. Bottled. Standard IPA with classical aroma and flavour. Medium bodied. Have to reevaluate at a later time. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
Marko (5758) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 22, 2017
Bottle. Golden-amber body, white head. Perfumey, juicy hoppy aroma bit oxidated. Caramel and fruit in the taste. Lime. Light bitter finish. Okay.

3.5
gorthaurz (60) - CROATIA - JUL 15, 2017
Pours a golden amber with a thin head. Aroma of fruits and caramel. Taste is bitter, caramel. Long bitter finish typical of IPA.


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