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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
A medium-bodied ale that has been hopped more to the extreme. This beer has a copper hue and a noticeable floral aroma. Our I.P.A. is brewed in the tradition of 18th century English-style pale ales. Traditionally, these ales were brewed with extra hops, (a natural preservative) to allow the beer to endure its long journey from England to India, around the Cape of Good Hope.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastiefan2k (3547) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - SEP 2, 2008
6oz sample glass at the brewpub. The beer pours with a dark orange color and a sticky lacing. Its basically a lightly tea and lightly sweet hop brew. Nice medium body to go along with it. A light-medium bitter finish. Out of the regular offerings I tried this was the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackDonald (1126) - Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA - JUN 4, 2008
Decent IPA, pours a really nice golden color with a bit of cloudy head that thins out within a couple of minutes. Herbal and piney hops in the nose, but this one has an ample malt backbone, that lends some nice balance to the agressive hoppiness. Pretty good, finishes extremely dry and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11495) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2008
Sample at the brewpub. This brew is a golden-amber color with a thin and creamy off-white head that dissipates slowly. Rings of lacing. The aroma is piney hops with malt behind it. Medium, dry body with a moderately bitter hops character. Pine, woody malt and light spice are present as well. The finish is hoppy with a touch of lingering citrus. Decent all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
topherh (1923) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - JAN 31, 2008
Pint at the brew pub pours a hazy copper/orange color. Aroma of citrusy hops and some maltiness. Flavor is slightly malty, but mostly of the citrusy, piney hop bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - DEC 23, 2007
On tap at the brewpub 02/02/07. Hazy orange caramel with a fading creamy off-white head. Aroma of piney grapefruit and some biscuity malts. Flavor is much the same with some added hoppy spiciness. The flavor was a little more muted than I had wanted. Cracker finish with some moderate bitterness. Light carbonation with a light to medium body. Not too bad of a beer at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gregis (1281) - Stilwell, Kansas, USA - JUN 21, 2007
Pours a hazy amber/orange with a frothy, off-white head. The nose is primarily citric with lighter floral and pine notes. The mouthfeel is medium-bodied and slick with a bitter finish. This is a decent IPA: bitter hop character with a solid malt backing. It’s a bit dry for my tastes when drank solo, but it’s a great companion to many of the food items on the menu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbrixius (136) - Newberrytown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2007
On tap at the brewery, which happened to re-open the hour of my visit after a nearby fire caused smoke damage. A hazy copper hue was topped an inch of white bubbly. Typical piney, floral hop profile with slight malt backbone. A pretty good craft brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mreusch (851) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - MAR 17, 2007
Tap @ Barley’s, pours a semi-cloudy golden tinted amber, good lacing. Nice hoppy aroma of floral, pine, a maybe a hint of caramel. Nice lighter mouthfeel, good bitter bite and a clean finish. A fresh and solid IPA, but not top of the class or anything.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3882) - Kansas, USA - DEC 27, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2008 Tap at brewpub, part of six pack sampler. I had both the normal tap and the cask version of this at my visit (THIS REVIEW IS FOR NORMAL TAP, AS THAT SEEMS TO BE THE NORMAL REVIEW) Amber color, OK head for a smaller sampler glass. Get citrus and nice hop taste, with a good, though not bitter finish. Real smooth. My type of IPA for sure.

A quick note on the cask version - it was tremendous. I would put it at a 3.8 or so. The cask really added to the character and depth of this one. Pour was real cloudy, and the aroma was perfect. If you are at the Brewery, and they are pushing this on cask - its worth a try!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2006
Tap at brewpub. Pours light, translucent amber. Raisin malt, sweet vinegar and hops in the nose. Flavor features light touches of grapefruit and floral hops. Mouthfeel is full and the flavor is spread along the tongue. Pleasant surprise; very approachable. Good starter for the style.

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