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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A hop loverís delight, this American India Pale Ale is brewed with over 1.5 lbs. of hops per barrel. As with all IPAs, this beer is higher in alcohol, hop aroma and bitterness than regular pale ales, and you donít have to sail to India to enjoy it.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michaelm18 (118) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 24, 2003
Very hoppy and slightly bitter. Smooth and crisp and very delicious. A definite try if you are in the area.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4162) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Pours clear gold into a snifter. Bright white head with medium retention recedes to skim surface leaving scant lacing. Pine and tropical fruit aromas. Dry with harsh stale caramel upfront turning to mild resin in the lasting finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Draft at pub in Logan. Pours a cloudy amber orange thin thin, diminishing off-white head and soapy lace. Nose of caramel, grapefruit some apricot . Medium body. Malty, boozy, dry, bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (4681) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Pours a clear copper body with a one inch frothy off white head that left some nice lacing. The nose is nicely citrusy with some grapefruit rind and orange notes. Light to moderate caramel malt. The flavor is quite bitter and heavy handed in the hops department. Lots of citrus pith and green leafy hops. Moderate caramel malt base, but the sweetness is kept in check pretty well by the hops. Medium bodied with a fairly chewy malt base and fizzy carbonation. Overall a bit harsh and brash with the hops, but at least itís not overly sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (900) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Slight orange color with a thin head. Big citrus aroma. Some mango. Creamy mouth. Citrus taste. Hints of passion fruit. Clean aroma. Big time hop bomb and not very balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1596) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 1, 2013
12oz bottle from Julios. Pours a pale yellow with a white head. Average American style IPA. Citrus flavors plus very slight pine. Not very complex but decent enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GJF (1201) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAR 11, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. It was well done, but also very standard. I enjoyed it, but nothing really stood out to me. Good balance.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MaBeer1972 (1246) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Six pack from Julios. Pours out a hazy light yellow color. Fine bubbly carbonation, Thin frothy head. Flavor is very bready with low bitterness. Nothing stands out about this. Thin mouthfeel. Light sweet-bitter finish. Slightly sticky. Less than average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiveacestx (464) - Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2013
On tap at Boston Beer Works. Hazy gold with a wall of lacing. The nose is hopped up grapefruit and the taste is hops and some grain. Super dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tvazteca (20) - Brighton, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Pretty solid IPA from Beer Works. Tons of hops on the tongue, form start to finish. The smell doesnít seem to escape the beer well but as soon as it hits the tongue itís coated with stickyness. Great simple IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bjakk (241) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - NOV 21, 2012
Read gold, light cloudy, yellowwhite thick foam, aroma, apricot and hops. Taste light malt, fruit but bitter aftertaste that increases. With a medium lasting. Medium body, medium carbon,


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