Brewed by Ilkley Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ilkley, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Cask; Special.
Belgian green hop IPA
Also bottled.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Svesse (8147) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2015
(Bottle) Amber colour with brief, frothy, white head. Malty, spicy nose with notes of orange, apricots, ginger, cardamom and hints of herbs (sage?). Malty, spicy taste with orange, apricots, candy sugar, ginger, cardamom, mint, herbs, apple juice and a fairly low bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Perfumy and quite weird. Decent, but strange.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (24604) - Malm, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy cardamom grassy aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy cardamom flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy cardamom finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (865) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle. Styled as an IPA but really this seems more of a bitter. Ginger hops with short finish. Not outstanding.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (6895) - Troms, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2014
Fra cask p Blue Bell, York 30 Okt 14. Lys gyldenbrun. Lavt tett skum. Tynn lacing. Veldig beskjeden fruktaroma. Smaken er svisker. Lite annet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (23681) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2014
10th November 2014
Craft near Tottenham Court Road. Cask. Almost clear gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Mild fine carbonation. Light pale malts. Light floral sweetness. Whisper of esters. Mild and well integrated citrus. Light dry finish. Its a good beer but nowhere near hoppy enough to be calling itself an IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (4759) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask. Friends of Ham, Leeds. Hazy gold. Tight, white head. Yep, fresh green hop. Some sumac kind of spice. Some astringency. Taste is surprisingly biscuity sweet. More of that astringency aids balance. Fresh, oily palate. Dry, astringent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2714) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle cotteridge wine Birmingham. Aroma is lime yeast herbs. Clear copper colour no head. Taste is very fresh orange line yeast cardamom and pepper notes mild hops. Medium body slight fizz. Decent dont understand some of the poor ratings! Just because its not a tropical hop bomb people turn nasty!!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pyrmir (5808) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2014
500 ml bottle, straight from the bottle. Aroma and taste of malt, liquorice, faint bread, herbs with a well balanced bitterness

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Mathia5 (27) - SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2014
Is this a joke? Let's put hops on the bottle and call it green, IPA and fresh and maybe we can dupe some wanna-be hop heads that they're drinking the real thing. The beer had almost no head, has aroma of something lagerish and tastes NOTHING of hops. It reminds me like one of those beers you get a the worst pub in town where people drink beer because it's cheap and it's alcohol. Bad, bad, bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyo1 (763) - Linkping, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2014
bottle @ home. Crystal clear amber color. A fizzling thin white head that really quickly dissipates into nothing. Spicy aroma, biscuit maltiness , theres a preponderance of cloves , with some licorice and unripe bananas. Sweet biscuit taste with a bit of caramel. Herbal/spicy English hop tones and some basil witch merges into cloves & ginger in the more dry finish. I also sense some anise. The bitterness is really low with a touch of cinnamon and orange. Medium body, high carbonation and a watery feeling in the finish. I sort of enjoyed it for being odd, but style-wise? I could have accepted it as a belgian inspired English IPA if it had bitterness to speak of, but it hasnt.

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