Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: American Pale Ale
Ealing, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Cask, Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
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Pacific Northwest meets Pacific Southeast as the best of American and New Zealand hops meld together with just enough malt backbone to allow them to sing. A riot of mango and passion-fruit on the nose but balanced enough to drink by the bucketful. Dive in and grab another bottle but dont get the bends.

Grains: Pale, Vienna, Munich, Cara-Pils
Hops: Citra, Pacific Gem

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sound67 (702) - Offenbach, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2016
[GBBF 2016, Olympia - bottled] - Weird Beard Mariana Trench, 5.3%, gelbgolden klar. Schmale Schaumkrone. Deutliches Fichtenholz und Harz, Zitrone im Aroma. Gewrze. Leicht bis mittel, nicht wssrig. Im Antrunk sehr fruchtig, Grapefruit, Fichtenholz, Harz, Kruter. Zur Mitte sehr bitter, hopfig, harzig. Abgang extrem trocken harzig, Abgang zitronig und harzig, langer Nachhall dito. Sehr gut.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (2268) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a teku glass. Slightly unclear pale amber, average foamy white head, diminishing slowly, sticky lacing; clean fruity aroma, grapefruit, mango, peach, orange, pine; smooth taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, fruity, light toffee; mild dry and fruity finish; medium body, oily texture, average carbonation; crisp, well-balanced and pleasant, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9592) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2016
My Bottom Line:
Well-developed tropical fruit are accompanied by flowers and coniferous resins in this characterful New World-style Pale Ale.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sizeable head of foam tops the misty golden shine.
-Mouthfeel is frothy and on the dry side, which increases drinkability.
-The aroma is highly pleasant.
-This hoppy brew isnt good because it is intense; it is good because it is chock full of bright flavors.


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sunevdj (4013) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2016
On tap at Sder Om, Malm. Pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Quite bitter with a light sweetness. Heavy hops aromas of lemons with hints of grapefruit. Also light malty notes of grains. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (4337) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2016
On tap @ BierCab. Soo thirsty, that I think this will be a good one no matter what it tastes like. It starts really good with a glowing peach orange cloudy body under a huge almost fluffy lingering white head. Fruity hoppy nose with peaches, lots of nice fruit sweetness and grass. Really inviting. Lots of citrus and grapefruit in the grassy well hopped taste. Its light oily in the mouth and about average on the bubbles. As mentioned anything would be nice right about now, but this was actually really good. A really nice piney finish on this one - something the massive burp really revealed. Yeah, a summary delicious well hopped American pale ale on a lovely day. 11.08.2014

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ipabr (200) - Somerset, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2016
Im drunk now, but this is nice. Things could change when morning comes, atthe moment this is great

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Heidbummer (358) - SCOTLAND - JUN 11, 2016
Keg at BD Edinburgh. Pours deep yellow, thin head. Loads of citrus on the nose, which continues on the taste. The hops are in there but this is a big citrus hit super refreshing beer. Wakey wakey!. Not really a session beer as itd wear a bit thin after a pint I think. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZodiacM (934) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2016
Uit de fles geschonken. Een lichtgeel troebel bier. Aromas van hop, tropisch fruit. Dit komt ook in de smaak terug, licht bitter, mango, passievrucht, heerlijk. Misschien wat licht van body, maar wel heel erg lekker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PlutonowyMan (593) - POLAND - MAY 7, 2016
Kolor bursztynowy, zm?tniony. Piana bia?a wysoka, nietrwa?a, pozostawiaj?ca zdobienia. Aromat intensywnie owocowy, cytrusy i tropiki. W smaku s?odkie tropiki mieszaj? si? z kwaskowatymi cytrusami, piwo lekkie, przyjemne i bardzo pijalne. Goryczka niezbyt wysoka.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (9556) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2016
Draft @ Tilquin English Fest 16, day2. Dore prsentant un lger trouble, col fin blanc. Arme est fruit sur des effluves tropicales, retrouve un ct Citra bien marqu et un rtro grains. Palais est houblonn, fin fleuri, sec et terreux, noble et tropical avec un petit ct fruit de la passion. Malt ple et pils, crisp sur la fin.

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