Gbg Beer Week 2016
Stigbergets Bryggeri

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Stigbergets Bryggeri
New England IPA
4.24 | pDev: 8.96%
Jun 15, 2017
Jun 30, 2016
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Rated: 4.38 by Spoda1983 from Pennsylvania

Jun 15, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Mar 25, 2017
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Reviewed by 911CROFT from England

4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
330ml bottle into a Spiegleau IPA glass. Paid £5.00 for a single.

Pours an opaque, hazy yellow-orange body, with a small amount of fine, streaming carbonation visible against the edges of the glass. A thick, foamy, one-finger in height, white coloured head with excellent retention slowly condenses to a dense cap, leaving behind plenty of sticky, soapy lace.

Soft, fruity, tropical hops initially comprise the majority of the bright and juicy nose. Mango, pineapple and slightly tart passion fruit lead above fleshy orange and grapefruit citruses. Traces of pale malt are vaguely apparent in the background, while hints floral, piney and grassy hop profiles become perceptible towards the back-end. Taste follows in much the same way, leading for the most part with plenty of soft, fruity, tropical and citric hop profiles. Ripe juicy mango and tart passion fruit are most evident, with subtler notes of pineapple, orange, lemon and sweet fleshy grapefruit perceptible underneath. Mid-palate, grainy pale malts add brief traces of modest sweetness, but predominately serve as a light and crisp backdrop against which contrastingly bitter citrus, floral and resinous hop profiles begin to build. In the mouth, a medium body and modest amount of soft, fine carbonation feel pleasantly smooth and crisp from start to finish. Towards the back-end, traces of faintly resinous pine and floral profiles join grapefruit, lemon and orange to finish clean, with a lingering but well-balanced bitterness adding a touch of refreshing hop-driven astringency.

Overall this is an excellent beer. Bright, soft and juicy, it’s incredibly well balanced, managing to highlight wonderfully punchy tropical and citrusy hop profiles, without the need for over-the-top bitterness. Hugely refreshing, at 6.5% ABV, alcohol is almost undetectable, allowing it to drink dangerously easy and well below it’s actual gravity. Recommended.
Mar 04, 2017
Rated: 4.39 by mytu420 from Romania

Feb 28, 2017
Rated: 4.8 by mdagnew from Northern Ireland

Feb 28, 2017
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Reviewed by kitch from Hong Kong

4.88/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
A 330ml bottle, batch 573, with a best before date of 30th June 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Appearance: A hazy golden straw yellow colour with a two finger white head that had pretty good retention and left nice lacing.

Aroma: Sweet tropical and citrus fruits. So juicy, full of mango, apricot, pineapple, grapefruit rind, lemon peel and a touch of pine.

Taste: Sweet and juicy fruits to begin. Passion fruit, pineapple and grapefruit zest with hints of orange and mango. Light to moderate lasting hop bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Wow, this was the best IPA I’ve had in the last few months. Extremely juicy and extremely drinkable. I could easily crush a few bottles of this. I’ve heard that this is close to the last batch that they will produce, which if true, is definitely a disappointment. This IPA is a must buy and try in my book if you can still find it.
Feb 28, 2017
Rated: 4.68 by hasse67 from Sweden

Feb 12, 2017
Rated: 4.01 by AleSan from Italy

Feb 12, 2017
Rated: 4 by Mattias from Sweden

Feb 03, 2017
Rated: 4.38 by stephenlee from England

Jan 28, 2017
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Reviewed by Bruno74200 from France

4.65/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Batch 567. Best before 19/07/17
L - Pale yellow, very hazy, no head

S - it smells like "arlequin" candied with a light tartness and mix of fruits. Some citrus : tangerine, bergamote. Stone fruits : peach and apricot. This is one of the best smell I've had in any beer. It makes you salivate

T - Good balance between the fruity and floral hops and the light malted barley and wheat. Light yeast presence and evergreen

F - Juicy, low carbonation

O - one of the best ipa I've had and one of the best beer I've had period.
Jan 23, 2017
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Reviewed by Nicolaiw from Denmark

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bright yellow hazy, almost like pineapple juice. With little white head
Aroma is huge, passion fruit, pineapple, mango, papaya
Taste is lots of tropical fruits, very hoppy and great malt backbone. Citrus in the finish.
Jan 13, 2017
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Reviewed by aleigator from Germany

4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Yields a bright citrus pulp yellow color, utterly hazed, with a big, foamy white head.

Smells of a citrussy juiciness, with lots of blood oranges, kiwi, passion fruit and woodruff jello. The citrus is very well pronounced though and maintains a prominent crispness on the nose, which definitely creates a juicy impression, but with a nice, perfumy depth to it.

Drinks great, silk on the tongue, with a creamy, light mouthfeel and subtle, only slightly sparkly carbonation. Utmost juicy during the beginning, remarkably dry in the finish, with a very pleasant transition in between.

Offers citrus peel from the start, a hint of passion fruit, guave and sugared white bread malts. Focussed on the lemon though, with a sweet mid palate, in which the malts cut easily through. As soon as they came up, the malts vanish and open up the palate to a great citrussy finish. This turns out to be utmost bitter and long lasting, with just enough orange juice to remember the beer's intial qualities and to add a nice, bright depth to the dryness.

Awesome twist between New England and West Coast IPA with a very juicy nose. Bitter, bright finish and a welcomed malt sweetness in between. Very versatile for its abv, as well as pungent in all its well working facetts - a treat.
Jan 01, 2017
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Reviewed by moose1980 from Germany

4.37/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Bottle is a little over 5 weeks old.

Super hazy, golden-blonde that brings to mind a summer sunrise. Aromas follow suit with tropical and citrus notes, most notably of pineapple juice, lychees, and oranges. Taste is bursting with hoppiness, but relatively subdued bitterness. It's there, but doesn't dominate and allows the fruitiness to take center stage; think more so blood orange zest than bitter grapefruit. Lingering tropical fruit without the bitterness makes this a perfectly balanced NE Style IPA.
Dec 26, 2016
Rated: 4.16 by westcoastbeerlvr from California

Dec 14, 2016
Rated: 4.31 by leitmotif from Romania

Dec 07, 2016
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Reviewed by Ciocanelu from Romania

4.6/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Hazy, bright yellow color with white head. Aroma is full of hops. Grassy, slightly vegetal, really pleasant. Tastes like a hop milkshake. Medium body, smooth carbonation. A really good NE style IPA, one of the best European examples.
Dec 07, 2016
Rated: 4.82 by dysenteri from Sweden

Nov 22, 2016
Rated: 3.56 by Euroglot from Belgium

Aug 02, 2016
Rated: 4 by mothman from Minnesota

Jul 30, 2016
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