Naparbier The IV Beer Riders

Formerly brewed at Naparbier
Style: American Pale Ale
Noain, Spain


on tap


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A collaboration with The Drunk Monk, Cervecera Freiburg & Animal Bar.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (1612) - Antwerp, - JAN 13, 2014
slight beige head that disappears quickly with some faint lacing. amber cloudy colour. aroma of malt, caramel, currants, peper, spicy, wallnutpeel, pickels. quite crazy aroma! :) taste like aroma, slight sour with a moderate bitter aftertaste. quite dense mouthfeel, medium carbonation. quite special. draft @ animal

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2014
In short: A toasted, caramelized and moderately hoppy amber beer that is surprisingly satisfying.
How: Bottle 330ml, consumed fresh a few days after from the beer store associated to Bar ANIMAL for whom this beer is made.
The look: Cloudy amber body topped by a white ring of foam leaving good lacings on the glass.
In long: Nose has pleasant resinous hops that are both wooden and fruity as well as toasted bread and caramel. Body is medium to full in size and with a relaxed carbonation, ok mouthfeel. Taste is follows through from the aroma, nice crisp caramelized cereals, strong toasted bread sensation, wooden hops, citrusy notes, resin, mild bitterness. relatively dry finish. Listing flavor element can only tell so much, I cant quite put the reason into words but this beer was very satisfying. A very cohesive and well balanced beer. A bottle I bought in a charming little Spanish beer store, but I cant help but feel like I dont belong when Im in a beer store that doesnt have grocery carts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (2053) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2014
Bona cervesa, es bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2013
From keg @Haand Fest 13. Hazy golden with an orangey hue. Low lacing near-white top. Peachy hop nose, some citrus fruits and a whiff of doughy bread. Fresh-tasting. Crisp and fairy dry pale malts, citrussy and tropical fruity bitterness with a touch of resins. Finishes with a firm fruity bitterness and a light caramel-sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (4643) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 6, 2013
Drank it straight from the bottle at Madrid Airport, bought in Bar Animal, November 2013. Pine and some skunk in the nose, piney, skunky bitterness and a little hoppy in the mouth. Medium body, fizzy, grass-like finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Palme (4484) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2013
On tap @ Haandfest 2013. This one is cloudy dark orange in the glass with a small bubbly sidesticking just off-white top. The nose has sulfur and old ripe fruits. It smells a bit farty to be honest, but if you look behind that there a re some peachy zesty yeasty fruity things. Well, thats actually a bit of a letdown. The taste is much much better however. It feels really fresh! A bit to fresh perhaps? Its almost somewhat astringent and grape seed mouthdrying in the mouth. A little bit of fresh citussy hops - nothing to fancy though. Ends with a lingering buttery caramel and diacetyl aftertaste. This was no big favorite. 25.05.2013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 21, 2013
Dunkel gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av sitrusfrukter. Fruktig smak av sitrus og malt . P tapp @ Cardinal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer5000 (6320) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2013
On tap @ Cardinal. Unclear dark orange body with a nice off-white head. Lovely, strong citric fruity aroma like peaches, pine and tropical fruit together with caramel malt. Flavor has malt sweetness, citric and tropical fruit, some dry fruit, pine and pleasant good bitterness. Fine body and a long and fruity bitter aftertaste. Sampled this together with a few medium quality IPAs and had to say a clearly prefer this well balanced APA. Might be one of the better APA I have tasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GBZ59 (1217) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - SEP 7, 2013
Grifo.Vaso Shaker. Brota con color latn y apariencia velada. Espuma marfilea que deja copiosos anillos de encaje. Aromas florales y de resinas con notas leves de malta tostada. La entrada cremosa y malteada cede a un amargor emergente que muestra trazos de pera madura. Cuerpo medio/pleno y carbonatacin moderada. Textura oleica. Seca astringencia de piel ctrica y toque picante. Prolongado final floral y amargo. On-tap. Shaker glass. Pours brass in color, veiled appearance. Off-white froth leaves copious lacing rings. Resiny & floral aromas, slight toasted malt notes. Creamy & malty upfront yields to increasing bitterness showing hints of ripe pear. Medium to full body. Moderate carbonation. Oily texture. Dry citric zest astringency & spicy touch. Long floral bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (5575) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2013
Fra fad p Mandag i annen aug-13: flott hivtt skum etterfulgt av en frisk stikkelsbraktig armoma (Nelson Sauvin?) som sier "drikk meg". God, lett og fint balansert smak. M sjekke flere produkter fra dette bryggeriet nrmere i Spania i november.

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