Brewed by Almasty Brewing Co.
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
The tenth version of our evolving IPA series, MK X will be canned and launched at the brewery on Sunday 23rd October from 1pm. You can buy fresh and direct from the canning line on the day. Brewed to be 6.1%, the MK X will become the second Almasty ale to be canned. This IPA has taken elements of the last 9 recipes and added even more hops to make sure this is our best version to date.

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jjsint (3520) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2017
Gravity cask at the Real Ale Classroom, Stoneygate, Leicester. Light to mid-gold, ever-so-slightly hazy with a creamy white head. Aroma of banana, candy sugar, soft citrus in the aroma. Tastes sweet at first, then it morphs into a bitterness with astringent character. Finish s dry and slightly medicinal, with the bitterness obscuring any individual flavours in the aftertaste. Full body with light natural carbonation. Decent but doesn't blow me away.

Scopey (15879) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2017
Can from Fresh Fields Croydon. It pours cloudy orange with a medium white head. The aroma is rich, sweet, sticky, oily, apricot, persimmon, marmalade, Irn bru and piney action. The taste is slick, dry, oily, some bitterness, raw pine, resin, warming alcohol, apricot, nectarine, persimmon, pithy citrus and a touch of spice. Finish is drying and linger. Medium body and fine, massaging carbonation. Rich and oily. Pretty tasty stuff. Maybe a bit heavy, but it is enjoyable.

Stuu666 (15056) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2017
Can at a friends. Pours deep orange, nose is grapefruit, pine, mango, taste is sweet, fruity, juicy, bitter.

The_Osprey (9343) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2017
February 2017 - 330ml can at home in Richmond watching ’Suits’. As ’Almasty MKX IPA’, 6.1%. Vibrant orange, hazy, foamy white head leaves crescents of lacing. Aroma is pine, mint, floral and chalky. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is burnt pine, very piney and quite bitter actually, lightly floral, crisp with that bitter astringent finish. Very hoppy indeed. Reminds me of Alpine Duet for raw pine hoppiness. Good. (3.7)

jamestulloch (4367) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2017
Can from Bridgend Services. Hazy amber body with a thin white head. Lively carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of caramel and pine. Flavour of orange and peanut shell. Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Soft fizz. A bit underwhelming.

CraftBeerNick (2870) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle at home, 9th February 17. Pours straw colour. Aroma is floral. Taste is floral, bitter, citrus, delicious, full of flavour, pine, more floral perfume. Very impressed.

Theydon_Bois (20890) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Can at Tilt, Bingohame, thanks to Rich the Villain 04/02/17.
Hazed orange amber with a decent off white head.
Nose is orange pith, aprioct, pine needle, toasted malts, soft bread.
Taste comprises grapefruit, orange pith, dank hop strokes, melon, straw.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with dankish hop bitterness.
Solid IPA.

47574xeCD (1277) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2017
Keg at Tilt. Cloudy amber white head.
Hoppy pine citrus grapefruit tangy wheat hoppy bitter finish. Marvellous

RichTheVillan (8298) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2017
Can at Tilt Brum; slightly hazed bright orange pour with a big fluffy off white head, aroma has orange and slight pine, taste has some decent resinous pine action, bitter grapefruit, tangerine, my kind of IPA.

JohnRMurdoch (5089) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2017
330ml can from Good Spirits Co. Wine & Beer. Hazy light orange brown, good head. Pine, mixed tropical and citrus fruit aroma. Soapy orange hop flavour. Sharp wiith bitter citrus hop aftertaste. Good big IPA

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