overall
95
94
style
Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ealing, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular. ABV may vary.
Batches 0005 0014 0027 0032 (slight change to malt bill for batch 0027 and later)

Rough day at work? Crack open a Five O’clock Shadow and be at one with your stubble. This American IPA is the real Desperate Dan of the beer world, hoppy uncompromising and goes well with a cow pie. Embrace your inner cowboy. Yee Ha!

Ingredients:
Grains: Pale, CaraRed, Munich
Hops: Summit, Apollo, Citra, Columbus

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (7283) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2017
Tap at beerlovers bar. pours clear blonde, small white head. Smell is bit aromatic, but mostly fresh, ’green’ hops. Taste is intense, bitter. Some mild sweertness from the aroma. pretty nice and balanced IPA, with a very nice intensity and bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ulrikolsen (569) - DENMARK - JAN 21, 2017
Tap. Pours almost clear golden with lazing offwhite head. Aroma has light malt, bread and hints of biscuit and is hoppy with grass, citrus and pine. Also some yeast. Taste is malty with light bread, notes of biscuit and is hoppy with grass, citrus, pine and resin. Finish is dry and bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2910) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2017
Bottle. Hazy Pale Gold in colour. Good foamy off-white head. Good lacing. Very Fruity; tangy grapefruit and lemon citrus, rind. Hoppy; piney resinous hops, assertive hop bitterness. Malty; toasty malts. Bitter very citrus fruity and fairly intense piney hoppy throughout. Enjoyed this. Nice fruity hoppy IPA! (2016-01-22)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3592) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle in the Sitting Room in Saltburn. Pours hazy amber with a frothy white head. Mild tropical aroma. Nice big hoppy flavour with mango, grapefruit and light spice. See little underlying caramel. Moderately bitter finish. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerowl80 (340) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours light amber. Fruity aroma of peach, apricot, tropical fruits and pine. Juicy with a light bitterness. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (4593) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 24, 2016
On tap at The Local, Athens, Greece, 10.12.16. Hazy orange. Faint hops and peach aroma, bitter, peach, a little funky and sour taste. Full body, fizzy, bitter, some spruce and some sourness in the end.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerNinjaUK (436) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2016
Legacy rating - bottle in beer subscription box. Pours cloudy yellow with deep white bubbly head, good lacing. Aroma very citrussy. Medium carbonation, tastes less strong than ABV suggests.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (1359) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2016

Aroma:
Medium aroma of malts, caramel, orange, hops and citrus.

Appearance:
Hazy/turbid golden/amber beer with heavy yeast and with a slight/medium white/off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel and orange; ends slightly bitter and dry with hops and citrus.

Overall:
This beer is rather intense, complex and balanced. Great appearance and palate. Aroma and flavour are good as well, but nothing to write home about.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pilsnerrogge (2892) - Finspång, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2016
Bottled:
Pours hazy amber with a medium sized, dense head.
Fruity aroma with notes of pine and cookie dough.
Fruity flavor with notes of pine, grape fruit and blood orange. Big and long bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (26261) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 26, 2016
Bottled (Spontaneous KSMT tasting). Orangeish golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is citrus, some mild catpissy notes as well as mild herbs and some nectary notes. Flavour is citrus, mild nectary and herbal notes as well as quite crisp bready malts to it.


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