overall
93
69
style
Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Imperial IPA
Ealing, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our 200th brew is inspired by a kind of unofficial beer range we have, that started out life as batch 8 of our Little Things That Kill. This was a low ABV beer hopped generously with Sorachi Ace, Summit and Apollo. The beer quickly got the nick name of Sorachi Face Punch because of the huge Sorachi Ace hit you got from it. We decided to use this hopping on a slightly tweaked version of our Holy Hoppin’ Hell, a double IPA, which went by the name of Sorachi Face Plant, and again another brew of ours went down a storm. So for brew 200 we thought we would push ourselves as brewers and go bigger than we have ever before. Taking this hop profile a step further and brewing a triple IPA.

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3.8
Iznogud (4991) - CROATIA - JAN 27, 2018
On tap at Zagreb Craft Beer Week. Hazy golden, huge white head. Marmalade, apricot, ripe fruit, not too heavy caramel, quite sweet. Very smooth. Juicy, low bitterness. Medium+ bodied. Interesting one.

3.3
Trolleo (1899) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 17, 2018
Alcohol, marzipan and wood aroma, like it was barrel aged or something. Cloudy orange color with small sized white head. Alcohol, wood, fruit and caramel taste, bittersweet, lots of marmelade, pretty complex. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Warming alcohol sensation. Weird, complex, definitely different, but not the best. //tap at Craft at Craft

3.8
Marko (6381) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2017
Tap at Craft Room. Hazy amber body, tiny white head. Huge orange aroma, hoppy, ending a bit dry. Creamy orange candy taste,s weetish and perfumey even, quite nice, ending with a herbal bitter hoppy note. Alcohol is present, of course, warming, but, though strong, it didn't phase me. Basically, this is clementine liqueur in beer form. And I dug it a lot.

3.3
hrabren (2044) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 27, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2017 On tap at Craft Room, Opatovina, Zagreb. Murky dark golden, small off-white head. Moderately hoppy, very spicy. Alcohol present in the nose, but hidden in flavour. Full body.

3.9
ZodiacM (1370) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2017
LCI. Uit de fles geschonken. Mooie bittere en fruitige triple IPA, vrij troebel met de nodige vlokken erin, maar prima van smaak

3.6
Tinaccio (550) - Milano, ITALY - AUG 22, 2017
On keg at Kill The Cat, Brick Lane, London, UK. It pours hazy orange, with a small white head. Aroma is alcohol, rum, hearth, spices, malts. Complex. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is full, carbonation is fine. Overall complex, better at the finish.

3.6
Ktwse (5815) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2017
Pours hazy golden with low white head. Aroma of pine, mango, peach, resin. Taste is sweet, boozy, marmalade and grapefruit. Light to medium bodied and smooth with soft carbonation.

4.3
Fin (11162) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2017
Bottle from Drunk Dry, Kidlington, Oxon, consumed at home Friday 13th January 2017 whilst cooking Lilli chatni anna murghi kari (but with lamb instead) Pours reddy/amber, hazy. There is a large foamy white/off-white head, cheesey hop nose. Big warmth from the alcohol but far from harsh. Almost like a Barley Wine/TIPA combo’. After a while you start to pick up on everything this beer has to offer, I say after a while as I am just loving this whilst cooking away. I just love swishing this around my mouth, it’s bittersweet, warming, lovely beer, Loz loves it, I love it. On reflection I haven’t really said much about this beer other than its lovely, but sometimes that’s enough. Mmhh.... Lovely A7 A4 T9 P5 Ov17 4.3

3.7
Theydon_Bois (21791) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle at home, bottled June ’16 Batch 0320, my Juan hyndredth WB rake ... 3rd person to hit this goal after Mad Mitch and Rich the Villain, 03/12/16. Rich clouded amber with a well appointed cream cap that stays for the show. Nose carries Sorachi notes, caramel, sweet malts, pine, orange peel, sticky tropical punch. Taste comprises an alcoholic kick, caramel malt, orange peel, mineral notes, dusty hops, Sorachi eveident but not overpowering. Medium + body, well pitched masaging carbonation to drive this high boost number home, well integrated hop bitterness with a warming alcohol finale. Decent for the ABV, Sorachi isn’t OTT and comes together well.

4.1
CraftBeerNick (3041) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2016
660ml Bottle at home shared with the Beast, 11th November 16. Pours a dark amber, viscous. Aroma is full on sorachi, caramel, malts. Taste is bitter, caramel, really complex, pith, hops, loads of Sorachi, sweet, candy, but not too much, ABV doesn’t feature. Great stuff


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