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Greene King IPA - Greene King / Morland Brewery

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Greene King IPAGreene King IPA

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BA SCORE
74
okay

144 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 17.03%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greene King / Morland Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  3.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 04-22-2007)
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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -44.8%

BGsWo22, Mar 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

spycow, Mar 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

mick303, Mar 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

Seaba, Feb 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

rulisekmartin, Feb 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

Beerstorian, Feb 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

alexworsnip, Jan 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

tbeckett, Jan 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

Wezzle, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of jazzyjeff13
2.7/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A 440ml can with a BB of Nov 2012. Picked up from a supermarket a while back.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A clear dark amber colour with medium carbonation. Forms a large head of creamy white foam with decent retention; this slowly subsides to a patchy surface layer. Aroma of caramel malt with notes of grass, hay and stewed hops. A stale hint of cardboard/sherry in the background.

Tastes of caramel malt with a dry bitter finish. Notes of grass, hay, stewed leaves and hints of wet cardboard. A restrained, earthy bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with decent body. Mildly astringent, with an aftertaste of bitter stewed leaves and faint caramel.

Meh - a pretty bog standard bitter from one of the biggest ale brewers in the UK. Not much cop as an IPA, and even taken as a bitter it's bland. The aroma and flavour are uninspired - mild hop notes and a crisp but understated bitterness. The relatively low carbonation is OK, though the body could be thicker. Decent balance. This is drinkable and I'd turn to it in an emergency, but it's dull fare. No need to seek it out.

jazzyjeff13, Nov 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

cfalovo97, Nov 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -36.9%

Bix, Aug 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

TrevorWGrover, Aug 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

BlackDogs, Jul 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

rolltide8425, Jul 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +34.1%

brutalist, Jul 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

mtrain237, Jun 30, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

abcramer, Jun 03, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

Wordslinger, May 07, 2012
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2.88/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This ENGLISH BITTER was poured from a 500ml can into a pint glass.

Pours a nice amber colour with a decent head and some lacing.

Smells slightly off, malty and hoppy though.

Tastes even more off, nice balanced malts and hops but with a distinctive artificial/chemical tang.

Overall this beer is ok. Rubbish compared with other good bitters though.

CwrwAmByth, May 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The brew is clear light amber, has an off-white head with little lacing and small curtains.

Smelling of apples. grass and nettles.

The taste starts with sweet toffee, then some pears and also lemon peel.

Little carbonation, a soft texture, medium body and a light dry finish.

A good medium alcohol brew, decent and British.

rarbring, May 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

FriedGold2112, Apr 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

jrfehon33, Apr 09, 2012
Greene King IPA from Greene King / Morland Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.