overall
95
94
style
Brewed by Dark Star
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Horsham, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - November. Also available bottled.
An already full flavoured IPA, made with the very aromatic Simcoe hops is then made even bigger by using fresh ‘green’ Target hops infused into the slowly conditioning beer. Designed for those who like their hops as an extreme sport!

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3.4
SamVimes21 (537) - - OCT 15, 2017
Cask @ The Sportsman , Hertfordshire , amber with a white head with a hoppy , malty taste leaving a very hoppy aftertaste but with plenty of body to it , be very careful it's very drinkable .

3.5
nimbleprop (8708) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 4, 2017
Cask at CASK London, clear gold with some soapy, lacing white head. Nose is nice, lemon, a little flower petal tea, grass, vegetal. It's a more earthy version of dankness. Flavor has some honey sweetness, a little lemon, some paper, straw, light tea. Finishes oily and bitter. Very nicely done.

3.8
sam_uk93 (32) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2017
Pours a very clear pale amber with a small light head. Aroma is a sweet, piney. Taste is a nice hoppy slight bitterness upfront, leading to a sweet piney middle, finishing with a nice, fairly heavy bitterness that lingers for a good while! Medium bodied, low carbonation. Goes down very smooth, lovely stuff.

3.7
AshtonMcCobb (6844) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 12, 2017
On keg at Cloisters. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - lime marmalade and tomato plant. Taste - more of the same. Resin on the finish. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - good beer.

3.3
FatPhil (16894) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 9, 2017
Gravicask (StABF2016)
Bold sweet fruity aroma. Gold, brief head. Sweet malty taste, very full in the mouth, definitely niticeably sweet. Tingly bitterness, some almonds too perhaps. Sweet bitterness. I do like the throb it gives the roof of the mouth.

3.7
ATulloch (325) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - JAN 7, 2017
Cask at Casc Aberdeen. Pours a clear gold with little head. Aromas of grass, slight caramel, earthy malt and slightly floral. Taste is pine resin, grapefruit and pepper. Bitter pine finish.

3.8
john44 (3331) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Three Cask Pints at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Oct/Nov 2012 - Very Hoppy; intense hop bitterness; resinous leafy and grassy hops. Fruity; bitter grapefruit and orange. Malty; sweet malt base. Nice hop/fruit/malty balance. Good hop bite. Assertively bitter hoppy citrus fruity throughout. Liked this a lot. Lovely IPA. Terrific Beer! (2012-10 & 11)

3.7
mr_h (5840) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at State Bar, Glasgow on 8 Oct 2016, floral, grassy aromas, golden with a thin lasting bubbly off-white head and no lacing, floral hop flavour, viscous, smooth, sweet.

3.7
Towey1989 (3154) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2016 Gravity at The Nottingham Beer Festival. A clear pale amber colour with a frothy white head. Aroma of white bready malts, grass, some grapefruit, slight sage, subtle lemon and herbal hops. Taste of grapefruit, melon, grape, some grass, slight lemon, a hint of pine, subtle pale malts and herbal hops. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and an oily texture. A long, dry, grassy, herbal hop bitterness in the finish. Aromas very grassy but quite subdued but then the hops burst through in the taste, lots of ’green’ flavours and slight citrus. I like it.

3.2
allmyvinyl (10929) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Cask at Cloisters. Pours clear golden with a thin white head. Something creamy on the aroma, bread dough maybe. Light spice and grass. Taste is creamy too, faint bitterness. Sweet finish .


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