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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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3.7
evergreen0199 (3420) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Cask at The Great British Beer Festival 2017, Olympia, London. A golden/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine on the nose. Tastes hoppy, tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine, quite bitter. Very tasty IPA from La Cumbre, had good stuff from this brewery.

3.8
MrTipple (5380) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2017
Pine, intense, overripe tropical and citrus fruits, mango, papaya, marmalade, bitter orange, candy. Slightly hazy, dark gold. Medium to heavy sweet. More pine, overripe tropical fruits, papaya, mango, soft carbonation, full bodied. Fantastic IIPA, great aroma and palate. Cask at GBBF17, Kensington Olympia.

3.8
kyzr (1578) - Montana, USA - AUG 11, 2017
Clear copper pour with nice big white head. Good nose of citrus and touch of caramel. Flavor is a boost of hops that mellows out to a nice balance of malt.

3.7
Scopey (15010) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2017
Cask gravity at GBBF. It pours clear copper with a small bubbly white head. The aroma is rich, sticky, oily, resin, pine, stewed orange, peachy, dank and leather. The taste is bitter, pine, resin, stickiness, oily, slick, alcohol sting, grapefruit, peppery spice, some sticky dank notes with a drying and resinous finish. Medium+ body, low carbonation and oily mouth - feel. Pretty punchy stuff. Good fun.

2.8
Beese (2939) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Cask at The Great British Beer Festival 2017, Kensington Olympia. Pleasant golden ale. Lots of mellow hops and a good malty backbone.

2.7
miniash891989 (124) - - AUG 8, 2017
Cask at GBBF17. Copper appearance malty with a lasting malty palate. Coats the tongue. Not alarmingly pleasing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
FatPhil (16401) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 6, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2017 473ml can - pre-HBF2017 hotel bash - thanks VastActiv! (6+:4:7:4:14=3.5)
Fairly typical clean citrussy fruity hop aroma. Full palate. Toffee malts, citrussy hops. Pleasant bitterness. Very drinkable IPA. Alcohol kept reined in too. Solid.

3.8
BelgianBeerGal (4087) - Panama City, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2017
Fresh growler from the brewery after a long day, mostly driving, visiting Mesa Verde. Overall a bitter IPA with buckets of pine resin. Dank earth too. Lots of lacing left on the glass. Really not that punishing bitter for 100 IBUs. Nice enough.

3.7
ZacM612 (740) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2017
Tall boy can from Quality Liquor in Roswell. Hazy amber, with a little white head. Fruity aroma, a little citrusy. Smooth and mildly bitter. Nice.

4.3
mcberko (18097) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2017
On tap at Falling Rock, pours a clear copper with a medium white head. Aroma brings out a wonderful fresh piney hop character and a dry biscuity malt backing. Flavour is clean as well, with tons of piney hops, some hop oils and biscuity malt. So piney and dry, with a wonderfully oily palate. Wonderful stuff.


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