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Brewed by Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Mornington, VIC, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It’s “light orange-tinted amber in colour” and features the stone fruit aromas – peach and apricots – you’d expect from a beer given generous late kettle additions of Citra, Simcoe and Centennial hops. An initially sweet malty palate opens up to a fruity mid-palate flavour and an evermore prominent bitterness.

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4.7
marom92 (51) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 27, 2014
330ml Bottle. An American hopped IPA. Clean and lasting head. Colour of orange tinted amber. Aromas of pear, peach and hints of citrus. Initially sweet flavour with strong notes of stone fruit, moving to a malty and very hoppy taste, with a well rounded and bitter finish. Very enjoyable bitter beer.

4.5
CareyRobinson (7) - Mooroolbark, AUSTRALIA - AUG 13, 2015 does not count
Pours a beautiful misty apricot, looks like absolute perfection and really intriguing, a great head of froff follows. The nose suggests a strong hop presence with fruity aromas. On first sip peach and blood orange come to mind with an a sweet apricot finish. The beer is beautifully bitter not to strong yet not boring. The malts give of a slightly caramel and creamy finish with the rich flavours lasting a while. For any people trying to get into their IPA’s this is a great gateway. It provides a perfect insight into the composition of an IPA without ridiculous bitterness. Loved it, great work. Can and Bottle were great!

4.4
zacgillbanks (5506) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2017
Can from Rehills, Newcastle. Cloudy orange-amber with a very thick white head of foam. It has an orange and zesty citrus fruity flavour followed by toffee, malt, pine and orange blossom on the finish. Excellent!

4.2
davidm (2081) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 29, 2011
Tap. Great IPA. Aromas of caramel, grass, and pine. Taste is bitter, with sweet notes, and good length. Palate is velvety, with a medium body. Amber, with a frothy head.

4.2
bmeup (680) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2012
Copper amber colour, lacey thick head. Stone fruit aromas, great mix of hops on a sweet malty backbone. Really surprised with this find, excellent example of a US IPA. Great beer.

4.2
mkel07 (6405) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2012
330ml bottle. Heavy in the glass which is always a sign of a good beer. Orangey amber colour with a low even layer of foam that sits nicely. The aroma is full of big citrus hop notes that fill the nose, also some passionfruit in there? In the mouth it is full and rich with just the slightest hint of bitterness. Big brash flavour with a mixture of maltiness and fruitiness, a good blend that sits in the mouth well.

4.2
Malrider69 (173) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2013
One of the best IPAs to come out of Australia. Pours with an excellent head, strong, long lasting flavour.


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