Weird Beard / BrewDog Shepherd's Bush Safeword

Formerly brewed at Weird Beard
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ealing, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Keg. Chokeberry IPA. Part of CollabFest 2015.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (1224) - - MAR 7, 2017
Bottle at home. Clear amber in colour. Sour cherry notes. A great balance of fruit tart and hop bitter. Quite enjoyable.

jookos (7267) - FINLAND - JAN 12, 2018
Bottle, brewdog online. Golden, with a slight pink-ambery hue. Berry, foresty fruity nose. Red berries, sort of slight sour watermelony. Med bodied, quite smooth nice, some sweetness, clean nice bitters. Juicy slight tart red berries, pretty flavourful, but feeling forced together though. Ok. As ok as a strange berry IPA can be.

fonefan (53411) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2017

Bottle 330ml. @ The Shnoodlepip, London.

[ As Weird Beard / BrewDog Shepherd's Bush Safeword ].
Clear medium orange colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, sweet malt, chokebeery - blackthorn (slåen)- sloen, fruity hops, wood. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood, hoppy, blackthorn (slåen) - sloen. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20170802]

simontomlinson (758) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2017
Thin off white head left a cover on a translucent, lightly carbonated, reddish brown body. Dark berry aroma with some floral hints. Medium bodied, smooth, minimal carbonation & very soft on the palate. I've no idea what a chokeberry is but this beer is much as the aroma. Dark berries, sweet citrus, sugar, tropical fruits, grape & apple flavours with a long fruity finish

ManVsBeer (11722) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2017
Keg @ Vocation & Co, Hebden Bridge. Hazed amber with a small head. Very hoppy and quite dry with caramel-fruity notes.

Tinaccio (564) - Milano, ITALY - AUG 21, 2017
330 ml bottle from Kill The Cat, Brick Lane, London, UK. It pours clear amber, with a medium, not lasting, white head. Aroma is berries, cherry, spices, pine, grass. Notes of malts. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, carbonation is fine. Overall not bad.

kraddel (9553) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2017
Tap as * Weird Beard Safeword IPA * Pours clear , bit darker blonde. Nearly no head. Smell is mildly tart fruityness. Taste is fruity, starts of a tiny bit tart ( I expected more tartness, actualy ) than turns over in a really nice fruity, bit sweet, creamy taste. aftertaste is fruity, mildly bitter. very nice beer !

Jorn69 (3448) - SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2017
Tap @ Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels 20170803. Fruity and hoppy, sweet, lots of strawberries, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, bitter and fruity with strawberries.

evergreen0199 (3674) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2017
Bottle from St Albans beer shop, St Albans, Herts. A hazy orange coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Lovely aroma of tropical fruits and berries on the nose. Tastes hoppy, tropical fruit, berry fruit, some grapefruit, sweet & bitter. Really nice IPA and so different from the others.

AWS9 (756) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 24, 2017
Bottle. Plenty of chokeberry goodness... uh, well I kinda get some acai, passionfruit, and mango. Sharp citrus and fruit balance the extra alcohol quite nicely actually. Interesting one. Not sure if you could have more than one, but solid.

77ships (11747) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2017
Thank you for sharing Antwerp Untappd Crew! Sampled draft @ Swafff 2017! Bottled 27/04/2017. Hazy orange, creamy off-white head. Nose is dull plant, stale pepper, sweet bread. Nose is dull oily, bitter cardboard, plant, almost biiter vegetable / weeds,... Body is sweetish caramel, bit dull. Expected more from Weird Beard, didn’t quite fully work.

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