Brewed by Siren
Style: Session IPA
Finchampstead, England


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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
Cask, Keg & Bottled; Special - June to August 2013.
Note: Although the bottle is labelled 2.7%, its actually 2.8%, same as ther draught.

The goal was to create a beer with flavour, balance and body at only 2.8%, a Quarter IPA, QIPA if you will. Heavily hopped but with low bitterness this beer pops with notes of mango and grapefruit and is the perfect summer beer.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gueuze (897) - - FEB 3, 2017
Orange, trb. Geruch im allerersten Moment C-hopfig, dann allerdings sehr muffig mit Spuren nach Urin. Im Geschmack dann eine nachhngende Bittere.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tayeth (610) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 3, 2017
Aroma mit viel Frucht aber auch ein sehr deutlicher Einschlag von Misthaufen und Urin. Geschmack etwas seifig, aber sonst ok. Weie Trauben, Hopfen, frisches Gras. Etwas astringierend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (2310) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2016
33cl bottle. Appearance: A Slightly hazy orange, with a full sized white head, with more then decent retention. Head leaves some lacing. Aroma: malts and citrus and grassy hops. Taste malts, hops, light to moderately bitter,citrus,mango, grass and pale malts, quite tasty for its ABV, only a hint of watery splash in the bitter finish. Thin body slightly to watery, medium carbonation. Great for what it is, good session IPA, and perfect summer beer, with more then enough taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tandembrauer (1315) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2016 Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy golden with white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, citrus, pine needles. Tastes slightly bitter. Thin bodied, overcarbonated, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (7038) - Tau, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2016
330 ml bottle, as Siren Half Mast, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 2.8%. Pale golden colour, large white head. Lovely hoppy aroma of spruce tips, pine needles, tropical fruits and citrus. Light bodied as expected, but has plenty of flavour. The hoppy flavour is quite dry, with distinct piney notes, also citrus (esp. grapefruit) and some tropical fruits. Very bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LazyPyro (782) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2016
330ml bottle. Slightly hazy golden pour with a frothy head. Aroma: citrus and tropical fruits, mango, grapefruit. Taste: fruity, tropical, tart zesty citrus, herbal, dry bitter finish. Light body, lively carbonation, bubbly on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (4438) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 5, 2016
Draft at Euston Tap. Hazy pale goldenwith crramy head.. sharp tart aroma and taste. Big bold taste for a small beer. Light in body and ABV, but huge flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maekchu (3677) - Hirakata, JAPAN - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle from World Beer Market (Sake no Taniguchi), as "Half Mast". Nose of citrus zest, mango, pale malt. Bright gold straw color, with a massive cone of white foam. Gentle sweet initial, oranges, peaches, a bit minerally in mid palate, some peppery bitterness, and a mild bitter finish. Thin body. Top-notch, full-flavored, session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LakatosKE (355) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 20, 2016
on tap at Beer Geek. Hazy golden color with medium quickly disappearing head. Aroma: grapefruit, orange, zesty. Taste: citrus, light resins, orange juice. Light body, soft carbonation. Moderate bitterness with loads of fruitiness. Quit full in taste for such low ABV.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndreasP (190) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2016
Grape fruit and tropical fruits but also a strange smell resembling sulphour but maybe just yuzu or an other bitter citrus fruit. Not foul at all in the taste but as expected thin and almost watery. A beer should be more full-bodied but a fun experience

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