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BO7T15 FEB18 EXP: 22/02/2020

Older, 33cl bottle that came from Jungle Jim’s, Cincinnati, OH, USA, in June 2021.

Hazed, golden pour with a modest, 1/4 inch white head. Lacing not bad.

Label states, “This is not a Pils”, presumably because the brewers think you might associate it with that style. I could see from the bitterness maybe, but this is way too full in the mouth, soft and round to ever be mistaken for a Noble-hopped Pilsner.

Nose has some simple yeasts. The initial taste are quite bitter, and they linger. It’s got a Belgian IPA vibe without doubt, and it finishes dry. Bitterness in the swallow catches me a little by surprise. Bitterness is what you are left with after all is said and done, and it sits a bit oddly against the full mouth feel and roundness.

An Interesting beer that I would like to try at the source or at least way fresher.

4.5%

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06/30/2021
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bottle
ABV: 4.5 %
Appearance: 3.5
Taste: 3.5
Mouthfeel: 4.0
Smell: 3.5
Overall: 3.5
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