overall
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92
style
Brewed by Moor
Style: Imperial IPA
Bristol, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional.
Also available bottled at 9.5% abv.
This is one big beer. Forget the ABV, which is just a by-product of the passion. James and Josh from the Queens Arms, Corton Denham, and I (hence JJJ) have a shared passion for great beers and were lamenting the lack of true IPAs in the UK. So we decided to brew our own version of heaven. Double IPA was just not good enough - we needed a triple IPA. Triple the gravity, triple the colour, and more than triple the hops. With nearly 700 kg of malt and over 11.5 kg of hops this beer is big in every sense. In fact, it was so big and hoppy that it broke our pump! Deep copper in colour, over the top in aroma and flavour, but somehow still remaining (somewhat) balanced, this beer is not for the faint of heart. And if you dont like hops, dont even think about it. But if you do, dare we say this may be the best beer youll ever taste. We like it so much that upon racking we decided to make it a permanent part of the range.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6716) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2011
Draught @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Originally rated on 22.4.2010. Hoppy, malty and bitter IPA. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2011
Hazy amber color with red shades; small head. Good malty aroma, with a cheesy/yeasty head, and some fruits. Strong body, round, sweet caramel/toffee, fruity hops; but the yeast character quite clashes with the American IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy and copper beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel and hops with pine and peach. The flavor follows the nose with additional sweetness. The palate is dry with bitterness. Overall a good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2963) - Odense SV, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
Trade from Madmitch, thanks mate. Bottle @ Odense tasting. Hazy amber body with a medium offwhite head. Aroma is hops, sweet notes and peach. Flavor is hops, peach, fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense N, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2011
Pours amber with a beige head. Aroma is malt, peach and light citrus. Flavour is caramel, peach, citrus and sweet notes. Medium bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (19596) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2011
Cask at CPK. Pours a clear, rich amber with a soft, white head. Rich caramel, leaves and pineapple hops in the nose. Damn good flavor, very sweet but backed by the hops as well. Loads of candied sugar, fruits, caramel and toffee, alongside a potent bitterness that is resinous and piney. Full bodied with fine carbonation and quite warming. Finishes sticky and sugary, warming, with hints of booze. The bitterness coats the throat. Nice heat. Overall pretty awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14383) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2011
On tap at the Wharf. Amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, hop, malt, citrus. Flavour is caramel, hop, malt, citrus, fruit. Bitter finish. Full bodied nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (13343) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2011
On cask at the Cask and Kitchen, Pimlico. The colour is cloudy amber with a medium beige head. The nose is of cheese, farmyard, hay, grass and some resin. The taste is cheesy, with varnish, nuts, pineapple, lemon, and grapefruit, ending with some alcohol warmth. Decent enough but found the cheese notes a bit off-putting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (3156) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2011
Cask at the Cask pub and kitchen, Pimlico, London. A dark golden/amber coloured pour with a medium white head. Pleasing hoppy, malty aroma. This DIPA is incredibly rich, tastes fruity, caramel, bitter, sweet, malty. Definitely one to savour. Remember guzzling this at Reading beer fest a few years back and getting smashed on it. Very good stuff indeed!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16718) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2011
On tap at The Wharf. It pours a hazy amber body and a finger-thick, dense, off-white head. The aroma is sure hoppy, with resins and citrus, and loads of sugary crystal malts in a nice way. Some alcohol too. Some roasted notes in the bitter and sweet flavor. Alcohol too, along with sugary, biscuity malts, roasted notes, resins and hops. Bitter finish. Damn, nothing what I expected from England, a bit sweet but tasteful and pleasant. 101020


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