Category Archives: Spain

Garage Jelly Beans

Brewery: Garage Beer Co.
Country: Spain
ABV: 10%
Style: New England / Hazy Triple IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Cryo Pop hop blend, Citra and Simcoe

Brewer Description: (from can) TIPA displaying Cryo Pop hop blend, Citra and Simcoe hops.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.27
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 440ml can, canned on 21st June 2021, and a best before date of 21st December 2021. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A very nice hazy golden orange colour with a two finger white head that had good retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Tropical mango, onion, citrus zest and rind, orange, mandarin, peach.
Taste: Moderately sweet, tropical fruit, peach, mango, citrus, mandarin, orange rind, with a light to moderate bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, full bodied with moderate to soft carbonation.
Overall: I’m usually not a fan of TIPA’s, but this was very enjoyable with good sweet and bitter balance, and lots of fruit aroma and flavours, while hiding any booziness well.

Garage Double Kisses

Brewery: Garage Beer Co.
Country: Spain
ABV: 8.5%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Azacca and Mosaic

Brewer Description: (from can) Amped up DIPA version of a favourite from last year featuring Azacca and Mosaic.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.25
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 440ml can, canned on 15th June 2021, and a best before date of 15th December 2021. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy orange colour with a just over one finger white head that had good retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Ripe mango, orange, citrus rind, papaya, honeydew melon, and maybe some dank notes.
Taste: Lightly sweet and lightly bitter, ripe mango, orange, citrus rind and pith, with notes of melon and papaya.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to full bodied with moderate to soft carbonation.
Overall: Nice fruit flavours with a good balance between sweet and bitter.

Garage Any Second Now

Brewery: Garage Beer Co.
Country: Spain
ABV: 6.6%
Style: New England / Hazy IPA
Other Notes: Hops – HBC-735 and Mosaic

Brewer Description: (from can) IPA featuring experimental hop HBC-735 with support from Mosaic.

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

Intro: A 440ml can, canned on 11th June 2021, and a best before date of 11th December 2021. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden orange colour with a two finger white head that had decent retention, while leaving lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Fruity, tropical, mango, cantaloupe, grapefruit, lemon rind, with light notes of pineapple.
Taste: Light sweetness, tropical, mango, citrusy, grapefruit, orange rind, with a nice lasting bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable, nice fruity mix of tropical and citrus, with a good sweet and bitter balance.

Garage 1000 Bouncing Heads

Brewery: Garage Beer Co.
Country: Spain
ABV: 9.5%
Style: New England / Hazy Triple IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Cashmere, Citra Cryo, Citra and Talus

Brewer Description: (from can) TIPA featuring Cashmere, Citra Cryo, Citra & Talus.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.93
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 440ml can, canned on 7th June 2021, and a best before date of 7th December 2021. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy darkish orange colour with a two finger white head that had good retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Citrusy orange and grapefruit zest, tropical, mango, papaya, peach, honeydew melon, grass, lightly dank.
Taste: Moderately sweet, papaya, melon, with notes of citrus rind and grapefruit zest for a lightly bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: A bit too sweet for me. The bitterness helps, but not enough. There was nice fruit throughout though and the alcohol is well hidden.

Garage Lost in the Shuffle

Brewery: Garage Beer Co.
Country: Spain
ABV: 8%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Idaho-7 and Strata

Brewer Description: (from can) Hazy DIPA featuring Idaho-7 & Strata.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.93
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 440ml can, canned on 8th June 2021, and a best before date of 8th December 2021. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy darkish orange colour with a two finger white head that had good retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Citrusy, orange rind, orange juice, with notes of mango, pine, and dankness.
Taste: Moderate sweetness, tropical mango, citrusy orange rind, orange, grass, pine, dank, and maybe some light bitter notes.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice fruit and dankness, but I prefer less sweetness.