Butcombe Brunel Atlantic IPA (Bottle)

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Brewed by Butcombe
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Wrington, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Originally released as a special as Brunel 200 IPA for the Brunel Birthday Celebrations in April 2006.
Brunel and his fellow engineers challenged our sense of what was possible, and in doing so changed the face of the world. Brunel IPA is a clean tasting, dry and hoppy, authentic recipe India Pale Ale. Amber in colour, full bodied with a bittersweet finishperfectly engineered!

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (5141) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2017
Cask, quarterly ale, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at Henglers Circus, Glasgow on 31 Jan 2017, grassy, citrus aroma, amber with a thin bubbly white head and thick lacing, orange, barley sugar flavours, sweet, viscous.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (2660) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Feb 2010 - Amber in colour. Very Fruity; sweet citrus-orange. Malty; caramel, almost a sugary syrupy sweetness. Hoppy; grassy hops. Very sweet citrus fruity malty throughout. Certainly not an IPA. Quite tasty. Very drinkable. (2010-02)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fullpintofbeer (265) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle @Cabin, Bristol Airport. Small white head, golden colour, clear. Aroma of grapefruit peel, but not too intensive. Bitter taste, long finish, soft carbonation, medium body. Not bad, quite refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ipabr (200) - Somerset, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2016
Floral, earthy, spicey, oily, metallic and minerals. A good showcase of old UK hops.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ndburns (190) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2016
500ml bottle from Asda. Clear brown with small bubbly head. Malt and summer fruits dominate the aroma. Quite sweet up front, malty fruity flavors, but a strange finish that I dont much care for.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (2780) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
500ml bottle. Amber colour, white foam head leaving lacing and fruity malty aroma with a metallic note. Taste is bready malt caramel, sweetish, and citric earthy hop bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (4449) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2016
Bottle from the Co-op, deep red-brown with a thin head, and a spicy, lightly toasty nose. Body is earthy and toffeeish, with hints of toasted sugared citrus and a light crisp and spicy bitterness. Very much an English style IPA but with American hints.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerNinjaUK (411) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose. Pours mid amber with thin head which rapidly dissipates. Aroma includes caramel and slight honey edge. Taste is well balanced with light cereal but nothing particularly interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (786) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2016
500ml bottle. Clear amber colour with a good frothy white head. Hoppy aroma, citrus, malts. Flavour is quite hoppy and bittersweet, pleasant mouthfeel. Fairly nice IPA I thought.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bobblackcoffee (33) - - JAN 9, 2016
A nose like Pinocchios, had Pinocchios nose been cut off. It should have been long and full, but is short and weak. The lie with Butcombe Brunel Atlantic IPA is that it isnt an American IPA, more of a lager beer. Drinkable though, it passes that test.


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