overall
89
83
style
Brewed by Contreras
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Gavere, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
During the British Colonial Times, the English exported beer to India. To preserve the beer for a longer period, extra-hopped beers were produced (hops maintain natural preservation and add bitterness to the beer).

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gaultier (1614) - SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2015
@ Agards vg 14/6-15. Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity and malty with hoppy notes, also light spicy and yeasty. Body is medium, the finish is dry and fruity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2837) - ngelholm, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2015
@ Havregatan 150613. Bottle (750 ml) from Systembolaget. Fruity and malty with light hoppy and light spicy notes, medium sweet with light yeasty notes, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, bitter and fruity with light spicy notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3874) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average to large and mostly lasting head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel with light tropical - floral fruitiness, light citrus hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel and faint fruitiness, light citrus/herbal hoppyness, light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and dryish lightly sweetish, light caramel and faint fruitiness, light - some citrus/herbal hoppyness, light - some alcohol. Bit "boozy" strong ale with sharp bitterness. Not really an IPA. Nice head though.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaris (239) - LATVIA - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at Delirium Village. Dark golden colour, thick cap. Aroma and taste rather weak and general, like a weak Ipa.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (1643) - LATVIA - JUN 7, 2015
Light amber with medium white head. Medium bitter with citrusy fruity notes, some waterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (2036) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2015
Ambar amarillenta, turbia. Aspecto de tripel con espuma efervescente blanca poco duradera. Bastante aromtica, frutal. Melocoton. Lo mantiene en boca. Frutal y cremosa al principio. Con una base malteada muy agradable pero bien lupulada. Evolucin hacia final carbonico, con aire de cava, seco y bastante amargo, aunque mantenindo el recuerdo frutal, de melocoton. Bastante buena, especie de tripel afrutada.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABS (960) - Stokke, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle from Vinmonopolets BU. Golden to amber colour. Quite big, frothy, whiite head. Citrus, some ester, banana and some pepper nose. Citrus and fruit flavour. Banana. Some bubblegum and candy. Orange. Sweet and bitter. Clementine. Medium body. Medium to soft carbonation. Good!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielecamo (839) - ITALY - APR 29, 2015
In bottiglia da 50cl. aroma erbaceo, fiori di campo, miele millefiori. al palato corpo medio, sentori di miele seguiti di erbaceo e floreale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
guiroul33 (255) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - APR 19, 2015
Bottle 33cl from Bierhalle de Coninck,@ home. Dense white foam, slight bitterness, sticky texture. Good refreshing beer, easy to drink. Kind of a mix between a belgian tripel and an IPA.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2015
Poured honey golden with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet fruit and Belgian yeast. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet berries, light yeast.


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