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

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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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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Thure (152) - - SEP 3, 2010
@ The Wharf. The aroma is tense maltieness and American citrus hops. Colour is murky copper what looks like hop haze. Flavor is intense citrus and grape with a nice strong maltyness backbone. It is very like Avery Brewing Cos Maharaja double IPA. A very intense malt and hops beer.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IlGagario (119) - Modena, ITALY - DEC 29, 2016
On tap. Colore arancio ambrato scuro opalescente con leggera schiuma soapy. Olfatto intenso di luppolo terroso piccante. Aroma completamente dominato dal luppolo, terroso e cupo, marcatamente alcolico con finale di malto scuro crespo e lievito. Gusto amaro pieno e molto secco. Corpo pieno, trama concretamente terrosa con i luppoli quasi in masticazione. Carbonazione molto presente con sensazione di solidificazione. Finale di bocca secco e cremoso. Dopo beva alcolico e maltato cupo. Una IIPA assolutamente concreta e densa nella luppolatura, agli estremi del genere ma tuttavia alquanto godibile e non cos forzata.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Robeperse (79) - - DEC 17, 2016
On tap. Colore ambrato, schiuma bianca persistente. Al naso odori floreali ed erbacei. Al gusto si sente un intensit di luppoli ben amalgamati, note di caramello, malti tostati. Retrogusto medio.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ippopotamo36 (2013) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 15, 2016
Tap at Buskers in Rome-Italy with Mortlach. Cloudy amber pour, creamy ivory foam. Nose: sweet citric, cookies, malt. Mouth is an attack of sweet/bitter notes, amber malts, alcohol is quite strong.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garrold (4640) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Can. Beer Central, Sheffield. Holy shit, I never wouldve imagined this beer was first brewed so long ago. Just shows how much Moor is such an influential, progressive brewery, who popped up on the cusp of a beer revolution in the U.K. I imagine drinking this, then, is like the first time trying Summer Lightning, or a bottle of White Shield or Orval. Super juicy. Super easy drinking. Awesome.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dambor (530) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2016
Pours dark orange with nice head. Aroma: herbs, nice spices, citrus and ripe oranges. Taste: nice full body, a bit biscuits, herbs and oranges. Very good. ABV well hidden

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Diabobale (477) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - NOV 20, 2016
Color ambrato opalescente con cappello di schiuma bianca cremosa dalla buona tenuta. Al naso unesplosione di frutta tropicale (ananas, mango, papaya, passion fruit), melone e leggermente di polpa di pompelmo.In bocca ancora frutta tropicale e un po di agrumato. La parte maltata bilancia fin troppo lamaro, rendendolo poco spinto e aggressivo. Corpo medio, vellutato, carbonazione bassa. Lattenuazione non perfetta e la birra ne risente di poca secchezza.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (1038) - ITALY - NOV 19, 2016
Can @ ABV 9.5%. Orange with small off-white head. Grapefruit, orange, flowers aroma. Sweet malt and heavy bitter flavour. Alcohol well hidden

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
6bottlepack (261) - Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2016
330 ml Can from Hops & Crafts Exeter. Pours hazy orange with a thick off white head. Aroma ,grapefruit,pinapple,melon,mango,piney hop & caramel. Taste of piney hop,grapefruit,mango,papaya,treacle & biscuit with some booze thou not to strong for 9% . Surprisingly Light bodied for the strength,smooth,slightly oily,dry with bitterness,the finish is dry ,bitter ,hop fruity with more piney hop,grapefruit,pinapple,mango & citrus. Taste like a hoppy American Barelywine. Love it! Great Moor have canned it

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17944) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle shared at the RBESG 14, Grander Tasting @ Moncada, 09/08/14. Lightly hazed golden amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is earthy hops, barley wine vibes, bitter citric peel, candyfloss. Taste comprises melon, grapefruit, orange pith, spice, earthy hop presence, caramelised sugars. Medium + body, fine carbonation, punchy citricana in the close. Still very drinkable at 3 years old, turning towards a barley wine.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (7082) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 Grand Tasting.
Appearance: Amber colour with a white head.
Aroma: Alcohol, sweet fruit, perfume, pine.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Alcohol, sweet fruit, grapefruit, malt.


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