Brewed by Hardknott
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Millom, England


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Cask; Special. Also available bottled.
A double IPA. Strong and flavoursome.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (9072) - - NOV 18, 2012
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DanielBrown (4502) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2017
Bottle from Tebay Services, Cumbria. Pours amber and flattish. Sweet, thick gobful. Lemon/lime sherbet taste. Some caramel booze on the finish. Good beer.

Scottishchris (723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Catch up rate. Bottle from Rheged, Penrith. THis one didn’t really do it for me, too much going on and not all clicking.

anders37 (26657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel yeasty finish.

Borup (14551) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2016
33 cl. bottle. Orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, grass, grapefruit, caramel and yeast.

joergen (28177) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2016
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange colored with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops and pine needles. Fruity flavor of caramel, hops and pine needles. Hoppy finish.

Ungstrup (37684) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2016
Bottled. An amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and spicy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, caramel, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

Desverger (11493) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2016
[email protected] - Amber pour with white head. Sweet malty with notes of dried fruit, some caramel sweetness, yeasty, light spices into the close.

yespr (45508) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2016
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is greasy hoppy. Grapefruity. Bitter, crisp hoppy. Lingering fruity, bitter and solid hoppy finish.

imdownthepub (14557) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2016
Bottled 330ml from Booths Supermarket, Kendal, Cumbria. Amber with white head. There is a rich biscuit type note at the start of this, some crisp notes, some fruity alcohol hints. There is a subtleness to the beer despite the strength, hints of caramel. Pretty decent.

Idiosynkrasie (7539) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2015
330ml bottle. Cloudy, reddish amber colour with small, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white to beige head. Funky yeasty and fruity hoppy aroma, a bretty touch of bubblegum, notes of red currant, lingonberry, peach, herbal overtones on the crossroads of dill and sage. Taste is dry hoppy, minimally soapy and peppery, moderately sweet, juicy fruity basis, intertwixed notes of red berries and yellow stone fruit, a bretty bubblegum touch. OK. This one was originally entered as Imperial/Double IPA and has been corrected to Belgian Strong Ale. Since "Belgian Style" is in most cases synonymous to ’Belgian yeast fermented’ and Double IPA isn’t really an autochthonic Belgian style, you could likewise speak of Double IPA-Style Belgian (Strong) Ale; just as well you could substitute "style" with adequate linguistic forms of "interpretation" or "inspiration" and vary their reference to "Belgian" and "Double IPA". Whatsoever, underrated in my opinion, due to stereotyped style thinking.

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