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Brewed by Galway Bay Brewery
Style: Imperial IPA
Galway, Ireland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 132   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
DIPA with massive malt backbone, hopped with Galena, Chinook, Pacific Jade and Simcoe in the kettle, and two dry hop additions to boot! Massive pine-wood aromas up front with a hint of exotic spice in the background. Big bitterness of 132 IBU’s provides a soft, lingering bite, balanced by the 8.5% ABV.

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Maxbier (982) - Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2017
Draft at The Brew Dock Dublin. Amber copper with off white head. Fresh tropical Passion mango aroma. Slightly sweet and juicy up front. Lots of caramel and fruity Malta and warming booze. Grapefruit bittering and tangerine finish. Lovely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
tricksta_p (4650) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2017
Bottle at Woodies, Zwolle. Hopped with Chinook, Mosaic and Simcoe. Aroma is juicy fruity hops with the Mosaic in particular coming through nicely. Pine resin, tropical fruits, soft malt, onion, slightly dank, citrus. Flavour is sweetish and bitter. Body is medium. Excellent Mosaic-heavy IIPA.

3.6
kermis (13363) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2017
7 3 8 3 15
Bottle shared at THT June ’17. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of dank hops, light cat pee, floral notes, citrus and caramel malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and above moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. [16/06/2017]

3.8
sjogro (4135) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2017
Sampled from bottle at THT June at kwartje. Slightly unclear golden with thin white head. Sweet malts, peach, pine, tropical fruit, marijuana. Big sweet and moderate bitter. Over medium body. Very malty and slick, soft carbonation. Nice.

3.8
mariuspoenari (2692) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2017
Sampled at the June THT. Clear golden with visible sediments in suspense. Thin white head. Notes of onions, dank hops, citrus, tropical fruit, passion fruit, skunky stuff. Nice!

3.8
Maakun (5557) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2017
8 3 8 4 15 Bottle shared at THT. Clear golden with small off white head. Lemon, sweet pineapple, sweet caramel malts, some marijuana, light pee, mango. Over medium sweet and medium bitter. Over medium bodied, quite nice.

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MarcoDL (4920) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2017
Bottle. Golden pour. Aroma of mango, resinous hop, pineapple, mild pine and peach. Taste is really hoppy, with citrus, peach, mango, pineapple, soft pine and tropical fruit. Great hop bomb.

4
mjik83 (1575) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2017
33cl flesje via Mans, Margraten Alcoholpercentage van 8,5% Uitgeschonken in St. Bernardus glas Uiterlijk: oranjekleurig met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: goede volle neus van tropische fruit, smaak is ook fruitig, citrus, grapefruit, klein zoetje van mango, bitter genoeg Conclusie: goede stevige DIPA

3.4
orbit (80) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2017
Nice IPA, but definetly not as good as suggested here, a little over-the-top taste which is nice, but doesn’t want you ordering again..

4
Grumbo (2946) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2017
Bottle from Tall Boys Beer Market, Leeds. Pours clear gold colour with a lasting off white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, hop, light malt, caramel, and citrus. Moderate sweetness, medium bitterness. Medium body, oily texture, soft to average carbonation. Finish is bitter and tropical. Good beer.


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