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Brewed by Vale Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Willunga, SA, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 41   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
American Style India Pale Ale
Vale/IPA is our interpretation of an american india pale ale. Using a combination of hops from three countries. This beer is designed with a balance of malt and hops giving a firm bitterness showing passionfruit, citrus and stone fruit characters derived from the hops.

Bottled version brewed at Laverton until the introduction of a bottling line to the Willunga Brewery.

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2.5
Stew41 (2021) - Phuket, - FEB 3, 2013
Mild take on the style by any interpretation. Buzzy metal flavours and old skool hops show some early promise but soon fades away. Hard to see a compelling case.


3.6
Grumbo (2827) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle at Højbjerg tasting. Pours hazy pale amber with a small white head. Aroma of hop, fruit, caramel, and floral notes. Medium sweetness and bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, average carbonation.

3.1
Camons (12296) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle @ Johns. Pours hazy dark golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, sweet fruity hops, slightly old hops. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel, sweet fruity hops. Medium body, average carbonation, sweet finish. 6-3-6-3-13. 170617

3.4
chrisv10 (17275) - DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle, 5.5%. Hazy golden/brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, little dusty, caramel and a little grapefruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, little grapefruit, medium sweet and medium bitter.

3.3
Rasmus40 (20303) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle @ Saxo tasting. Light hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - fruity and old hops. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 170617

3.3
HenrikSoegaard (14100) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. MOderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.2
saxo (18208) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle @ Højbjerg tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, hops, flowers and malt. Light bitter finish.

3.8
alang51 (81) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - FEB 2, 2017
Pours a slightly hazy pale amber orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy caramel aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor with hints of caramel.

2.8
Evilkniamhel (941) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle from dick vet bar. Pours hazy amber. Nose of mandarin, spices. Taste falls a bit flat, not enough spiky citrus notes or spices. Not a lot going on.

3
AshtonMcCobb (6498) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle at the Royal Dick. Appearance - deep amber to red. Thin head. Nose - light cake and citrus. Taste - burnt bread. Some tangy orange. Palate - light to medium bodied with a tangy texture and a finish that could be fresher. Overall - total lack of bitterness.

3.6
Beerhunter111 (20337) - P´Castle, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2016
33cl bottle. Pours almost clear deep amber colour with a mid-sized good lasting off-white head. Aroma of bitter fruity hops, red fruits, caramel, plum. Taste of resinous bitter hops, red malt, caramel, sugar, red berries, some spices, interesting and good!


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