Garden Of Eden
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Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #53
ABV:
6.4%
Score:
86
Ranked #15,482
Avg:
3.91 | pDev: 9.97%
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
116
From:
To Øl
 
Denmark
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  5
Gots
  25
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Notes: There was a time when everyone was walking around naked, in harmony with nature and all its animals. People were just sipping IPAs and on several biblical records, Adam and Eve were putting fruits in their IPA to compliment the fruity mosaic hops. Apricot, Guave, Mango, Passionfruit and Papaya made for a great IPA. Boasting with fruit flavours, this makes an intense IPA, boasting more fruit aromas that you never will come across in any other beer. Cheers!
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aleigator from Germany

3.21/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clouded orange-amber color with a spongy, big head atop.

Smell is of passion fruit, mango and orange atop of a caramel malt foundation.

Has a light body with refreshing, well pronounced carbonation.

Tastes of sour fruits, with a surprising, ongoing tartness among bitter lime and brighter, exotic fruits. Has a maltier, watery middle part with breadier turning malts and an almost distracting sourness. Finishes a little more noteable on the limes with a sweet peak to it, lighter passion fruit and pineapple and a prevailing sourness, blending quite pleasantly into a bitter aftertaste.

Solid ipa with a sourness as prominent as questionable.

Jan 19, 2020
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BayAreaJoe from California

3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This should definitely be categorized as a fruit beer and not an IPA like the label claims.

Poured hazy but not cloudy amber with a decent head and a little bit of lacing.

Aroma is more danky and resinous than you'd expect from all the added fruit.

Taste is full fruity, very slightly sour? and tangy, can definitely pick up all the added fruit.

Feel is medium and slightly thin, decent carbonation, but just not that great - probably the weak point. Not something to let linger and savor.

Overall, a decent fruit beer. From and IPA standpoint, it would be at/below average.

Aug 29, 2018
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Bruno74200 from France

3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ipa brewed with Apricot, Guava, Mango, Passionfruit and Papaya. This goes in any direction possible making it quite messy.
It's fruity, a bit hoppy, a bit tart, a bit grainy. Moderate carbonation.
Drinkable but really not their best offering

Mar 24, 2018
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metter98 from New York

3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is very hazy dark yellow in color with some amber hues. It poured with a finger and a half high off white colored head that faded away, leaving a patch of bubbles on the surface and a narrow collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of guava, mango and papaya are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and is filled with lots of flavors of tropical fruits and a slight amount of bitterness, although these subside a bit as the beer begins to warm up.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has a nice mix of tropical fruits in the smell and taste.

Serving type: bottle

Jul 15, 2017
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josanguapo from Spain

3.57/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From miguel. Can. In Teku glass. Playing Technobabylon. Oddly fruity, with something citrusy and acid that reminds lime. Pretty drinkable. The more you drink it the more you enjoy it

Feb 22, 2017
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JamFuel from Sweden

3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is kind of an odd beast. The can says IPA brewed with a bunch of tropical fruits. Let's see...

Pours a clear light orange color.

Smell is really good, loads of tropical fruit, mainly passionfruit and papaya, with a slight hint of tartness to it. Smells like summer!

The taste is a bit odd. The papaya is at the forefront here, with a mineral taste at the back. Just a hint of bitterness, and a bit tart. Tastes like they took half a can of IPA and half a can of Berliner Weisse, anf just mixed them togehther. Good, but doesn't seem to know what it wants to be.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp, very easy drinker.

Overall, I like this beer, but it seems a bit schizofrenic. The taste was a bit more muted than I thought it would be, would have wanted a bit more oomph. Fairly unique, though.

Feb 07, 2017
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KettleBellFreak from Tennessee

4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good beer. Great fruity aroma with pears and a yeasty lime funk.

Pour is orangish with a nice pearl head.

Great limeade, banana, yeast and mango flavors through the beer.

Smooth carbonation and a slightly heavy mouth feel for an ale. Good beer.

Dec 30, 2016
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FLima from Brazil

3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy amber color with a thick off-white head with great retention.
Very tropical aroma with notes of mango, lots of guava, passion fruit and oranges.
Nice balanced flavor with notes of guava, pine, grapefruit, mango, papaya, passion fruit, lemon drops and fresh oranges. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with appropriate carbonation.
Tutti frutti IPA, full of tropical flavors. This fruit beer still retains the characteristics of an American IPA, especially given the fruit mash are fully compatible to the Mosaic hops. A fruit beer I would go after.

Sep 03, 2016
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Chico1985 from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy dark orange with a large puffy white head to start. This is a pretty stellar mix of tropical fruit plethora (listed on the label: apricot, guava, papaya, passionfruit, mango) and IPA. Reminds me a bit of Dunham's Tropicale IPA. The fruits obviously are huge and prevalent but the IPA shines through+blends nicely, bringing in good bitterness, stinky earthy dank and a bready/grainy finish. I kinda wish the fruits were a tad less bold in flavor and sweetness but altogether it's a pretty great mash-up of flavors. Solid feel+body with carbonation and bitterness on the higher side while the tropical madness brings just a bit of tartness and almost a fruit-punch type feel. Funnily enough, this also reminds me quite a bit of To Ol's soured IPAs (Sur Citra, Amarillo, etc.) but way more balanced and enjoyable without their usually-excessive sour treatment.

Jun 23, 2016
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NilocRellim from Minnesota

3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy orange colour. Smells sweet, malty, and a bit of floral hops. The beer tastes slightly tangy, sweet malts, floral hops, with a light bitterness a the end.

Apr 25, 2016
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vinicole from England

4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy pale straw in colour. Thick frothy head.
Aroma of grapefruit and mango.
Tastes of sweet tropical fruit with a big bitter and astringent finish.
Well carbonated.

Apr 23, 2016
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russpowell from Arkansas

4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazed amber with a finger of eggshell colored head. Some floaties, more haze, pretty good head retention & lacing

S: Mango and passion fruit

T: Guava, mango, passion fruit & apricot up front. Some dryness, passion fruit & mango as this warms. Finishes fruity with a little tangerine, & dry

MF: Light/medium body with slight carbonation, pretty nice balance

Apr 17, 2016
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MarkQ617 from Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at stout. Color is a transparent golden-copper, medium white head. Flavor and aroma...definitely strong on the tropical fruits, tasted a lot of guava and passionfruit. Very nice mouthfeel, easy to drink. Good stuff!

Feb 28, 2016
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Marius from Netherlands

3.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

33cl bottle. Hazy orange pour, with a coarse head with poor retention. Smells of mango, papaya, lime and honey, as well as a funky yeasty smell. Bitter taste, dry and herbal, slightly medicinal, with some tropical fruit and banana notes underneath.

Feb 13, 2016
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joaopmgoncalves from Portugal

4.26/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I've had this beer more than one month ago.

Bought at Cerveteca [Lisbon, Portugal] and poured into a teku glass.

A: The body is a mix of yellow-y and orange-y colour with a considerably amount of gasification surprisingly return no head when pouring.
S: The smell was great, with remarkable notes of apricot, mango and passionfruit.
T: The taste was actually close to the aroma but felt a bit loose - I'm missing why.
M: I recall this beer having little carbonation but with a cool - not awesome, just cool - profile of bitterness.
O: This was actually my first To Øl and most importantly, the first fruit beer I've ever liked! Won't forget about this one.

Jan 19, 2016
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OmahaKF from Nebraska

3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Smell is apricot puree, mango, candied fruit, passionfruit, and a hint of banana.

Taste is guava, pineapple, orange - reminiscent of an alcoholic fruit juice cocktail, with a semi-dry finish. Not a terrific fruit beer, but a decent refreshing offering nonetheless.

Nov 22, 2015
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kitch from Hong Kong

4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 24th September 2016 and poured into a D’Achouffe tulip glass.

Appearance: It poured a hazy golden orange colour with a two finger white frothy head that eventually collapses in on itself after a minute or two leaving thick frothy lacing.

Aroma: A little dank at the beginning but gives rise to some tropical fruits, mainly guava, mango and passion fruit. There are also hints of lemon and pine.

Taste: Very tropical fruit like, especially get mango, passion fruit, guava and peach. There is a slight bitterness in the middle with citrus grapefruit coming through, but its definitely more fruity than hoppy or bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation.

Overall: A self described IPA, I can understand why its listed as a fruit beer on both beer advocate and ratebeer. It is very fruity which makes it very easy to drink. However, I do prefer my IPAs to have more bitterness at least in the finish, but I think overall it does retain enough IPA characteristics for me to still consider it an IPA.

Sep 17, 2015
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lordofthewiens from New Mexico

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A clear gold color. Small white head, no lace.

Citrus and sweet fruit aroma.

Grapefruit up front, then orange and kiwi.

A little bit sweet for me, but still a nice beer.

Sep 05, 2015
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SomethingClever from Ohio

4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is listed as a fruit beer but It drinks like an IPA its quite good I was worried the juice would make it taste too sweet and give it a flatter more astringent taste but it didn't. It smells like juice on the nose especially papaya, but the mosaic hops shine in the flavor. Thought it was quite good.

Sep 05, 2015
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drmeto from Germany

4.2/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

L:
-pours a hazy golden-orange with a huge,foamy,white head
S:
-grapefruit,oranges,tangerines,peach,mango,resin,passionfruit
T:
-Follows the nose plus some juice-like acidity
-low to medium bitterniss for the style
F:
-medium to high carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Very good IPA.It retains enough of an IPA character.
Couldve been a tad more bitter perheps.

Aug 23, 2015
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biboergosum from Canada

3.78/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle - one fruity-seeming IPA, I gather from the info on the back label.

This beer pours a hazy, medium golden amber colour, with three fingers of puffy, tightly foamy, and somewhat creamy dirty white head, which leaves some chunky vistas of sudsy lace around the glass as things slowly recede.

It smells of musty, sort of dank pine needles, muddled tropical fruit (I'm not going to just list off the guest ingredients here), stale lemon juice, a bit of more domestic melon sweetness, some plain grainy pale malt, and a touch of earthy yeast. The taste is much more fruity - guava, underripe pineapple, dried apricot, and musty passionfruit - with a still testy lemony undertone, and some weak gritty, lightly bready pale graininess, and relatively gentle leafy, piney, and herbal hops.

The carbonation is pretty solid in its supportive and equally tingly frothiness, the body an adequate middleweight, and mostly smooth, like, um, perhaps a fruit-based, frozen blended beverage might be. It finishes off-dry, fruity (natch), and now a bit malty, like it finally found what it wanted to say.

A pleasant IPA, the extra fruitiness not entirely running away with things, as the green bittering characters get a few good kicks in as well. Easy to drink, and worthy of a few rounds, even at the elevated ABV, unless, y'know, that bitch Eve gets on you about it, amirite?

Aug 14, 2015
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Svingjo from Canada

3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a translucent orange colour with s thick white head with large bubbles and good retention. The nose screams tropical fruit. I get passion fruit, guava, peach, mango and apple. If there is hops it is a floral hops and is barely noticeable. The taste is on the grapefruit rind side with pale malt and that floral hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is on the medium side with a sharp finish. Not a bad little beverage.

Jun 23, 2015
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StJamesGate from New York

4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at P Macs, Dublin.
Cloudy lemon with white ring. 4
Sour lemon, honeydew, and watermelon - boomin’ fresh. 4.25
Thread of toffee then tight watermelon, sour pear, and grapefruit hops. 4
Kiwi finish and leafy linger.
Lt-med, crisp, slight cling. 3.75

A bit light, a bit tart, but colossal new school hops - I’d have guessed Calypso. But lo and behold, this has actual fruit addtions - the tartness is revealing, and smoothie notes come out, but there are IBUs, too. In the end, do you can if the fruit notes are hops or real fruit? Arresting. 4

May 08, 2015
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Stevedore from Oregon

3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Brasserie V in Madison, WI. Served in a snifter glass 4/2/2015.

A- Slightly hazy amber-copper body, one finger white head, nice retention, no lacing.

S- Smells like apricot and passion fruit. Simply straight up fruit juice. Nice bready sweetness. Very fruity; in fact it sort of reminds me of Hawaiian Punch.

F- Clean fruity sweetness, tropical fruit, passion fruit, stone fruit. Not much else. Clean fruit flavours.

M- Medium-thin bodied, decent carbonation. Easy to drink, disappears quickly. Very refreshing. Good warm weather beer.

O- Tasty beer, not much complexity but it's quite juicy and drinks quite easily.

Apr 03, 2015
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barczar from Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Big floral sweetness and tropical fruit notes in aroma. Passion fruit and papaya are huge components.

Flavor is more grapefruit dominant throughout, becoming bitter and pithy at the finish. Wish the tropical sweetness carried through more in the flavor.

Apr 01, 2015
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