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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spiral Jetty India Pale Ale is the launching point in our series of hoppy IPA brews. Spiral Jetty IPA has an aggressive hop profile (five different hops used here with two in the dry hop) presenting citrus, floral, resinous or pine aromas and flavors typical of American hops and a nice pleasant, cleansing bitterness on the finish. The dominance of the hops helps to balance the complex malt flavors and the higher alcohol content. Spiral Jetty is our strongest Classic Series ale at 6.6% alcohol by volume, but certainly not our strongest beer.

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3.4
fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Light unclear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, perfume, mandarin, orange - citrus, light yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, orange, funky. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120914]

3.4
yespr (45412) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is crisp hoppy, peachy and grapefruity. Peachy and grapefruity, citrusy. Bitter, crisp hoppy and citrusy. Grassy and citrusy finish.

3.5
Ungstrup (37558) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a thin yellowish head. The aroma has notes of hops, lemons, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemons, malt, straw, and hay, leading to a dry and bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.4
joergen (28102) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops, grass, caramel and flowers. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.4
anders37 (26605) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

3.5
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Pours a hazy golden with a white head. Very fresh grapefruity aroma. Medium body, sweet fruitiness, citrusy hops and a resiny, bitter finish. Straight. 1009112

3.2
madmitch76 (24789) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
26th November 2012
Very hazy orange - amber beer, tidy pale cream coloured head. Palate is a little dry with fine carbonation. Malt is dry and a little grainy. Medium pine hops with a whisper of citrus. Dry finish, mildly bitter aftertaste. A bit dry and muted.

4
Travlr (24665) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2011
Tap at Churchkey. My favorite of the Epic brews launched at CK that night. Cloudy orange color, off white head. Really nice pine aroma with a citrus and floral edge. Taste is not too bitter, but not underwhelming either - it’s just right. Nice brew.

3.5
Rasmus40 (20632) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy orange with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - peach and citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 140912

3.1
fiulijn (20491) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle from Erzbierschof, Bern
Hazy light amber color, with medium head. Mild malt aroma, some grass. Lean mouthfeel; there is an ordinary flavor of caramel with light toffee, very light cereals, lightly biscuity; quite strong bitterness, with resins, but no hop fruitiness.
It has no BBE date, but it must be old.


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