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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: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   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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3.7
radassace (370) - SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours hazy orange amber with tiny white head. Nose is bready, biscuit, pine, mango and apricot. Medium mouth feel. Taste in pine, hop resin, apricot, mango and caramel biscuit malt. Good.

3.1
mabuzzer (875) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2017
500ml bottle. Hazy orange with a thin off white head. Citrus and caramel aroma. Flavour is citrus, floral, dusty. Ok

3.4
k0mpsa (3012) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2017
Bottle. Hazy dark golden color, white head. Aroma has fruits, malty notes, some caramel notes. Malty body, balanced, some hops and fruits. Fresh taste.

3.3
rondphoto (4483) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2017
on tap @ St Andrews / St Andrews --- Aroma of hops. Hazy medium-dark amber, ivory head that stays at a thick rim. Taste is caramel malt with an overlay of floral and citrus hops. Not exactly an American IPA, but enjoyable, with enough bittering to satisfy.

2.4
scotty (1218) - SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle from the wine shop in St Andrews whose name I can’t remember. This looks OK, slightly hazy but it is bottle conditioned, lacks head tho! A bit of citrus fruit on the nose, the taste is somewhat overwhelmed oranges which linger rather unpleasantly on the finish. I had this at room temperature, it could perhaps benefit from being a bit cooler.

2.1
Gurthnar (5971) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2017
Bottle at a tasting. Weirdly characterless in all aspects considering it bears "IPA" in its name. Metallic. Really a fail.

2.5
MisoW (3610) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2017
Bottle at Žil verne tasting 04/2017. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma of ... No idea. Taste is medium bitter, grapefruit peel, some caramel.

3.5
Cuso (8786) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2017
Bottle kindly shared by Milos, many thanks. Orange golden color with medium white head. Oranges, tangerines in aroma. Taste, oranges, tangerines, light zest. Solid malty backbone. Good.

3.5
mahkus (136) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2017
Quite sweet aroma. Little to no head. Honey brown colour. Very bitter flavour.

3.1
Godfather50 (241) - 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.


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