Brewed by Tiny Rebel
Style: Imperial IPA
Newport, Wales
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Oak aged 2xIPA. Tiny batch no. 2.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (46611) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear medium orange colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, fruity, mango, oak - wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity, deep - dark orange - mango, wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121206]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (23681) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
16th November 2012
Craft Islington - opening night. Hazy amber beer, little pale cream coloured head. Palate is softish with fine carbonation. Marmalade hops. Mild minerals. A little aniseed alcohol, nothing serious. Dry hop citrus. Not really getting much oak here - a trace of vanilla. Finish is semi dry with a mild bitter linger. Nice beer but I would have liked a bit more barrel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (22690) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 3, 2013
bottle at home .. light hazy amber ... big white head ... soft zezty big floral orange ... passion fruit nose ... sweet fruits ... light oily fruit ... zezty fruits ... little over fizzy ... bit to passion for me ... but still crackin

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (19830) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle at the Euston Tap, London, shared with Thomas. Pours lightly hazy gold with a sturdy, white cream head. Big ripe citrus nose, some minerals, faint pine. Big sweet flavour, good bit of juicy citrus, some pale malts, bit of straw. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Mild warmth to finish, lots of sugary citrus, some toasty sugars, good bit of pectin. Quite a nice beverage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18189) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle at home, thanks to an IP with Essex Jim, 01/01/13. Pours hazy golden amber with a thin white head that dissipates to the edge and leaves a film atop the glass. Nose carries tropical fruit notes, pine, hops, light sour wood tones, orange peel. Taste comprises pine, juicy hops, wood tones, bitter grapfruit, orange pith, touch of minerals. Medium bodied with fine carbonation leading to some sweetness in the bitter finish. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (13557) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2012
Keg at Cask Pub & Kitchen. It pours clear golden yellow with a medium yellow-white head. The nose is pine, resin, orange citrus, tangy marmalade, leaf and spice. The taste is pine, assertive bitterness, varnish, resin, booze, tangerine, orange, marmalade, creaminess and spice with a long warming, bitter finish. A big, boozy bitter beast. A tasty brew indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11922) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours hazy amber, nose is pine, orange, oak, taste is similar, juicy, vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (10041) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle from ’Jacks’ Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon Tuesday 19th February 2013 consumed at home Tuesday 26th Feb 2013 Pours light amber with a veiled cloud of haze sitting within, head is white and slim. This tastes marvellous, softened by the oak it has a light vanilla edge, the citrussyness of the nose is also blunted a little by this as well. Taste is great, wonderfully citrussy but the oak ageing is marvellous, still it makes me do the ’snake flicky out tongue thing’ with a late double clack, very lemony, very good. In fact I have to say better than the very decent Buxton Wyoming. Dry towards the end, lovely lovely beer. A8 A4 T9 P4 Ov17 4.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (8512) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 15, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a slightly hazy amber with a bubbly white head. The aroma is typical of a DIPA with a rich, uber hoppy nasal experience! The flavour is something of an extension of the aroma, with the American hops dominating the rich oaky flavour and with that lovely gorgeous dry spicy pepperness on the palate. There’s no fruit. It was murdered by the hops! This really is a super DIPA. Shame it’s only a special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (7353) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Bottle @ The Euston Tap. The pour’s hazy amber with a creamy eggshell white head. The nose is sweet mango and orange peel. Jammy malts, wood, toffee. The taste is sticky sweet tropical fruit salad, some banana and mango smoothie. Oaky booze, some shredded coconut meat. Medium bitterness on the slightly syrupy finish. Fat, sweet body. A touch boozy. Overall, despite the sweetness, this somehow holds it together. Tasty, entertaining stuff.

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