Bergamot IPA | Brouwerij De Molen

Bergamot IPABergamot IPA
BA SCORE
3.9/5
14 Ratings
Bergamot IPABergamot IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen
Netherlands
brouwerijdemolen.nl

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Ciocanelu on 04-26-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,570
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
14
pDev:
8.72%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by Ciocanelu:
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Photo of biboergosum
3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle. This should be interesting, as I avoid bergamot-flavoured things such as Earl Grey tea like the plague.

This beer pours a hazy, dark copper amber hue, with one finger of weakly foamy, and generally just bubbly dirty white head, which leaves a bit of random moon rock lace around the glass as it quickly dissipates.

It smells of bitter orange, red grapefruit, and lemon citrus rind, semi-sweet crackery pale malt, a soft caramel/toffee sweetness, yeasty and floral berry fruit, and further herbal, earthy hops. The taste is more fairly sweet pale and caramel malt, mixed orchard fruit - more fleshy than bitter - abetted by the same weirdly floral fruit acridity that I have come to know and loathe, with some zippy piney, estery herbal hops.

The carbonation is fairly understated, just a timid burbling here and there, the body medium-light in weight, and not so smooth, the yeast, acrid fruit, and offensive floral notes none too kind here. It finishes off-dry, the pleasantly mutt-ish malt doing well to linger, at about the same pace as the bitter IPA hops and bergamot essence.

Meh - I sense a decent enough IPA under it all, but, hey, I knew what I was getting into here, but hoped for some sort of epiphany - I didn't get it. The guest bergamot fruit is certainly evident, and that's usually a plus with these sorts of things, so if that scratches any of your itches, give it a go. If you're like me, however, off to the sink she goes.

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Bergamot IPA from Brouwerij De Molen
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 14 ratings
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