overall
81
63
style
Brewed by Kirkstall
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Leeds, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Occasional;

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3.4
fonefan (52351) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Kirkstall Dissolution Extra IPA ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, wood, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood, orange, dry, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140415]

3.4
leaparsons (10862) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Pale gold with an off white foam. Aromas are caramel and cereal grain with mango. Lemon with grapefruit and lime peel. Mellow oranges with honey. Flavours are sweet honey and lemon with grain. Piney with bittersweet grapefruit. Smooth bodied with citrus rind pithiness. Dry on the finish. I liked it.

2.4
Holmen1 (6651) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2014
Nok en flaske importert sjøveien av skibsrederen, og delt broderlig på rbhd-samling hos Odd Gunnar: fint skum etc men litt sur humlearoma. Ikke spesielt selv om de har brukt hvetemalt i tillegg til byggmalt, og den er "originally brewed in memory of George Dittrich - friend of the brewery, renowned local caracter and lover of hops", men "contains barley malt and wheat". No hops after all? Highly misleading information.

3.3
gunnar (9922) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours clear golden with a tiny white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus and marmelade. Taste is moderate bitter, light crisp bitter, sweet marmelade, not bad at all.

3.2
Sigmund (8025) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Shared 500 ml bottle at local tasting, thanks to Holmen2. ABV is 6.0%. Clear deep golden to orange colour, moderate to low white head. Nice and "typically English" aroma, toffee, caramel and sourish hops. Much the same elements in the flavour too, but less nice - seems a bit unbalanced. Drinkable, but far from the best IPA I’ve had.

2.8
Holmen2 (4296) - NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Clear golden, modest head. Persistently unfresh aroma, with liquorice, citrus and lemon grass. Decent hoppy taste.

3
abemorsten (3683) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
0,5 l bottle kindly shared by Holmen2. Buttery honey malts on the nose. Light salty bitterness and a nutty sweetness with a hint of green apples in the end. Medium to full bodied. Dry tongue.

3.4
s_hartshorne (2840) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle bierhuis ossett. Golden orange colour no head. Aroma is fruity hops. Taste is fruity some sweetness decent hoppy bitter finish. Medium body oily mouthfeel. Good stuff.

3.7
danlo (3363) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
500ml bottle. Golden amber colour, foamy white head leaving some lacing and aroma of tropical fruit, peach, orange, citrus hoppy. Taste is malt caramel with juicy peach, orange citrus, hoppy, hint of pine, and grapefruity bitterness. Slightly oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy bitter finish. Very drinkable.

3.8
Fin (11059) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle from ’Jacks’ Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon, consumed at Hastings Touring Park, Hastings Sunday 4th May 2014 Golden in colour with the merest haze, slight white filminess. Wonderfully bittersweet, really thrusty, dry, lovely light syrupy citrussy sweetness. This is excellent, really pleasant drinker. Great hoppiness, lovely. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.8


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