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Brewed by St Andrews Brewing (Scotland)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This big, bold, bitter IPA not only shows off a super hop kick but a depth of orange, apricot and ropical fruit flavours that are both refreshing and complex. Crammed full of four aromatic hop varieties, a fantastically tasty beer.

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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (228) - SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2017
Xmas bottle from Joey. This is a nice malty bitter but no IPA. The hopping is interesting with complex cooked plum and overripe apricot. No aroma an nothing citrus IPA. The maltiness is Scottish rich and full. Dark chocolate in the background. The ABV holds it together nicely. Why go and label it IPA.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodsquad (111) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2016
Bottle from Sainsburys. Aroma of malt caramel with a sour tone. Clear copper appearance. Smooth malty taste with a slight peachy finish to counteract the bitterness. A sharp medium carbonation with an oily finish. Surprised me as its not as hopped-up as most new wave IPAs but subtlety refreshing. A fine drink that I would revisit.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wixie (497) - BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2016
Hazy ochre/golden liquid, small head. Light aroma of fruits. Light body, little bit carbonation. Taste is sweet and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (4920) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2016
500ml bottle from Scottish Real Ale Shop, Kilmahog. Pours deep golden amber, moderate off-white head. Aroma is marmalade, malts. Taste is soft fruity jammy fruits, soft citrus. Pleasant, easy-drinking IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (3268) - CROATIA - FEB 19, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml from Luvians Bottle Shop, St. Andrews. Pours dark orange to amber, small off-white head. Malty, caramel, toasted, light to medium hop fruitness. Medium bodied. Bitter finish. Not exactly bad, but lacking in various aspects.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Evilkniamhel (737) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2016
From bottle. Pours clear, light amber. Orange zest, cereals, biscuits and tropical fruit on the nose. Lots of chewy hops on the palate. A nice, fruity IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbertels (443) - NORWAY - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle. Bought in St. Andrews. Pours a golden colour, moderately carbonated -- true to the British style. Very pleasant balance of hops which makes for a drinkable and not too aggressive ipa, with a sweet tail. Nice!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
beerjock (47) - - OCT 1, 2015
Slight citrus and hoppy aroma, Pours golden with a light fluffy head, Tastes of faint citrus and hops, Bitter aftertaste but not too much. Overall it was average, Tasted much better.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (5148) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 2, 2015
keg at the brewery
moderately bitter and medium bodied, some piney notes but lacking in aroma. slightly undercarbonated for that expected for a kegged beer- explained to be conditioned key keg to keep CAMRA happy - a shame brewery feels necessity to do this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11925) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is citrus, caramel, taste is light sweet orange.


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