Borg / Cigar City Aycayia Nr. C4

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Brewed by Borg Brugghús
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
AYCAYIA is a collaboration of Borg Brugghús (IS) and Cigar City Brewing (US), from Tampa, Florida – brewed in Reykjavík in the autumn of 2016. This 7% India Pale Ale is extremely tropical, fresh and accessible.
Among the Neo-Taino nations of the Caribbean, the Aycayia was a mermaid in which its name means "she with a lovely voice". She was known to be seductive and sexually generous, being the incarnation of beauty and of sin who gave men pleasure but robbed them of free will. She would often times be "visited" by the men seduced by her beauty. The name of this exotic ale refers to what the two very different cities have in common; the ocean.

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3.4
daje (4548) - NORWAY - NOV 4, 2017
On tap at Hopyard, november 11th 2016. Cloudy orange body with a white head. Aroma of pine, orange, pineapple. Taste is light, bitter, tropical, with a caramel finish. Short hoppy aftertaste.

3.9
tricksta_p (5246) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2017
Can from Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Tropical fruity aroma with juicy mango, guava, grapefruit, oily hops, citrus, orange. Flavour is mildly sweet with a medium bitter finish. Body is medium. Very good juicy IPA, big tropical fruit aroma, tasty!

3.9
aleksander9 (1910) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2017
-On tap, GMF 2017- Banana, pineapple and guava. Fruity and exotic finish. Great!

3.6
Vighals (4500) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2017 Gylden brun klar med høyt beige skum. Lukter bartrær, sitrus, mango, gjær og noe karamell. Lett. Middels - i bitterhet. Sitrus, stenfrukt og noe brent karamell. Middels lang.

4.3
theswiftsa (123) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2017
From the can as camping. Nose full of stonefruit, grapefruit. Taste is very fruity upfront some stonefruit, guava, bit of pine rounding out a well balanced finish. Delicious

3.9
hub66 (529) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 18, 2017
Couleur orange; mousse blanche; arômes et goût maltés, fruités et de résine; finale sèche et amère

3.9
Frudel (253) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2017
Backlog. Bottle at Fishmarket Restaurant. I was wondering if we could get a good fruity IPA in Iceland so I tried this one. The bottle serves a dark orange color with white head. Aromas are tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, citrus. Taste is quite dry, nice grapefruit bitterness with pineapple, passion fruits, mangos, citrusy. The best IPA I had in Iceland!

2.4
Marduk (8517) - Reval, ESTONIA - DEC 17, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Slightly hazy amber color. Medium size, off-white head, stays. Jammy, malty, citrus, fruity, sweet in aroma. Jammy, apples, malty, citrus and herbal in taste. Jammy and apples in aftertaste. Covers alcohol quite well. Harsh bitterness. Fizzy carbonation. Barely drinkable brew.

2.1
FatPhil (17166) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 17, 2016
330ml bottle (Pothouse, Tallinn)

Eww, stinky stodgy APA aroma. Taste is rice pudding, milky, creamy, a bit fruity. Full palate, a bit slick. Finish is dirty resiny bitterness. Covers the alcohol i guess, which is about as positive as I can be. Nasty brew.

3.4
suurjuust (3811) - ESTONIA - DEC 10, 2016
330ml bottle. Hazy golden beer, white head. Nose is tropical fruit, peach, hops, malt, toasty notes. Flavor is malts, toast, fruit, citrus, malt, straw. Finish is hops, citric notes, some bitterness. Decent.


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