overall
89
81
style
Brewed by Contreras
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Gavere, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
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distribution
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RATINGS: 367   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tjoxen (173) - - DEC 5, 2012
Pours hazy golden with white head. Aroma of citrus, grape fruit and orange peel. Taste is very dry with grape fruit and peel. The finish is a bit weird but the beer is very good.


3.3
ZodiacM (1290) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2017
LCI. Uit de fles geschonken. Ik heb normaliter niet zo’n hoge pet op van belgische ipa maar deze is wel aardig. Mooi bitter, licht fruitig door de hop, weinig moutsmaak. Prima

3.2
Banzale (357) - FRANCE - MAY 22, 2017
Bu en cours de zythologie. Verre de 15cl issue d’une bouteille de 33cl. Couleur jaune pâle plus ou moins brillance . Mousse qui redescend rapidement final col de mousse. Au nez : note fruitée type fruit de la passion , un peu de fraise et du houblon . note acide léger. En bouche : c’est métallique. Acide je trouve . Gâche le tout . Note de fruitées plutôt intéressant sensation fraise et fruit de la passion et kiwi . Amertume léger en arrière plan .

3.6
SylvainCFC (350) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 11, 2017
Bière blonde un peu ombragée, voilée. Mousse blanche abondante, aérée, mais de bonne tenue. Dentelle sur la paroi. Nez doucement houblonné, fruité sur le citron, mangue. Texture épaisse, huileuse, douce sur le fruit (mangue, fruit exotique). Presque pas d’amertume, houblon un peu en retrait pour une IPA. Alcool fort présent pour les 6,5 ABV, en début de verre. IPA belge, sans excès, voire un peu en retrait. IPA pour débutant ? Mais belle exécution, très équilibrée.

3.6
Bontus (802) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAR 12, 2017
Bottle 33cl at "streekbieren" event. Not really from my area, but definitely my style of beer. Pours golden, aromatic hopnose, not a true exotic explosion but still nice. Clean bitter palate, nothing harsh, long finish. Good IPA.

3
Jimbo2 (554) - DENMARK - FEB 26, 2017
Decent, very beginner’s IPA. Moderate, flowery hops, medium body and carbonation.

3.4
minutemat (6063) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours misty gold, overly large white head. Aroma is fresh and floral. Taste is clean, smooth, lightly sweet Belgian blonde yeast, bready with a light fruity hop edge. Easy-going.

2.9
Iznogud (4365) - CROATIA - JAN 28, 2017
Bottle, 750 ml from Beergium. Shared with rest at the grand tasting 11/2016. Pours cloudy yellow with medium creamy white head. Malty, light fruit, average yeast, bit spicy. Light to moderate sweetness, thin. Haven’t expected much, but still a bit of disappointment.

3.1
Korcz (3390) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.7
janubio (923) - SPAIN - NOV 14, 2016
Pours a deep orange-amber colour, with medium head and good retention. Sediment is present. It keeps a layer and a compact lace. Lots of bubble exploding. Aroma of tropi9cal fruits, clove, oranges, chocolate. Medium t light body, cider like palate, good carbonation. Taste of chocolate, oranges, vanilla, spices. Strange, kind of a cross between an IPA and an Weissbier.

3.3
sdmmb (1858) - BELGIUM - OCT 29, 2016
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought from beer discovery project. Enjoyable IPA style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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