Pomona Island Spottie Ottie Dopaliscious

Brewery: Pomona Island Brew Co.
Country: England
ABV: 8%
Style: Sour IPA
Other Notes: Blackcurrant and blueberry sour DIPA with oolong tea

Brewer Description: (from can) Let’s party till we can’t no more. Blackcurrant and Blueberry Sour Double IPA damn, damn, damn, as the plot thickens it gives me the dickens… with Oolong Tea and Simcoe.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.33
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2

Intro: A 440ml can, canned on 21st October 2020, with a best before date of 21st July 2021. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A very nice beetroot purple reddish colour with a just over one finger purple pinkish head that dissipated fairly quickly, and left only sparse lacing.
Aroma: Tart, fruity, juicy, blackcurrant and blueberries.
Taste: Tart, lightly sour, mixed berries creamsicle, blackcurrant, blueberry, blackberry, jammy.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to full bodied with moderate to soft carbonation.
Overall: Very enjoyable with lots of blackcurrant and blueberry flavours. Not sure I get much oolong tea or DIPA elements, but the fruit is front and center that it probably covers it.


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