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

bottled
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RATINGS: 181   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24077) - Tyres, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2012
Draught at. Bishops Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm. Hazy copper colour, rich head. Intense aroma of tropical fruits and strawberries. Sweet with soft mouthfeel and full body. Sauteed tropical fruit and salted lychee with honey and white pepper heat atop. Very bitter finish, but well integrated ans without inkyness. Nice new wave English Imperial IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (3514) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2012
Draught at Bishops Arms, rebro, 25.7.2012. Murky, orange-brown colour with a small, creamy off-white head. Fruity aroma with caramel, hops and grasses with notes of berries and pine needles. Sweet and fruity taste. Full body with an oily texture. Bitter finish with hops, pine needles and grass with notes of grape fruits and a good amount of alcohol. Strong DIPA - almost like a barley wine. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3437) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice deep amber almost red with a tiny attempt at a head. Delicious hop aroma, pine, resin, mango and orange, toffee, smells a bit like boiled sweets. Taste has more of the same with a solid caramel and toffee malt backbone. Quite syrupy and sweet with a long bitter finish, slightly under-carbonated for me. Very tasty

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCametron (2413) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 9, 2012
Bottle wi Ben. Clear amber with a thin white head. Under carbonated. Lovely tropical fruit aroma. Mango and passionfruit. Flavour is sweet with a fruity acidic twang. Quite sweet with a managably bitter finish. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (9696) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2012
Draught at Haket, Gteborg, on June 27, 2012
Amber color, white head. Sweet, hoppy scent. Berry, alcohol, hoppy, bitter taste. Very high bitterness. Medium mouthfeel.
Way too bitter and too evident alcohol for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (6601) - rebro, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2012
On tap at BA in rebro. It poured a very hazy dark brown liquid with a minimal head. Fairly mild smell with some grassy hops. The taste was allot more intense with grass, resin, pine and sweet malts. An east coast DIPA bordering on an american BW.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18834) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2012
Draught at Bishops Arms, Vasagatan. Hazy deep golden/amber beer with a nice offwhite head. Hoppy creamy aroma, milk, metal, perfume, pine. Hoppy hay, flavor, perfume, metal, milk and cream notes, pine, mango, grapefruit. Long bitter finish with citrus, grapefruit and cream notes.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2012
[cask at the Stockbridge Tap, Edinburgh] Deep, hazy orangey-bronze from the cask pour, nice white head. Aroma of sweet, sticky caramel and resinous hop. Really syrupy on the flavour perfect on cask, as the resinous hop flavours really come out. Its like drinking that sticky amber you see running down tree trunks, trapping insects. Yet despite that and the abv its really very smooth. One of the best beers Ive had this year, and a real shame its now so rare on cask in the UK [14072012]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2012
On cask at The Stockbridge Tap. Pours a dark amber colour with a thin beige head. Aroma of pine, pineapple, passion fruit and alcohol. Similar flavours with lingering passion fruit and alcohol again. Mildly dry and nicely bitter with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Quite challenging. Just a little sweet with alcohol quite prominent. Reminded me a little of a hoppy barley wine.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beersiveknown (5110) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 14, 2012
Cask at Stockbridge tap. Big dipa here! Sticky malt, tropical hops, very easy drinking. Slight keens cheddar rind note at beginning then passion fruit and mango to the fore. Gentle carbonation.


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