Beer Works Back Bay I.P.A.
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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A hop lover’s 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 don’t have to sail to India to enjoy it.

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   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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AndreasP (118) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2016
Draft at Logan international airport. Dull ipa as typical for larger breweries. Only the slightest aroma and hardly any bitterness. To be avoided.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (2423) - , Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2016
(Tap) clear, bright orange colour with a small white head; aroma of citrus, jam; balanced flavour with a long, medium bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rodenbach99 (4251) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2016
Style et résumé: Old schooll IPA ordinaire car j’aime ces vielles IPA.
Comment: En fût au Beer Works de Boston près de Fenway Park et passé le tapis puant de l’entrée, jour du 50ème SuperBowl.
Portrait: Une robe dorée foncée avec une mousse blanche. Un nez de caramel et de houblon américain. Une bouche simple avec des notes de caramel et de houblon cascade. Passablement mince en bouche.
Note: 6/10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stoned99 (1271) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 20, 2016
Sampled at The brewery during the Boston Brew tour. Aroma: grapes, caramel. App: clear copper, small minimal white head, some lacing. Taste and palate: medium body, medium sweetness, medium bitter finish. Overall: ouf. Glad I only have a taster of this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mathieuc (3375) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2016
Pours a clesr golden with a white rim that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of caramel, cereals and light fruits. Taste is of caramel and soap (old style IPA?) And just too sweet for my taste. Medium body, medium carbonation and a oily/sticky mouthfeel. OK but certainly the worst of this flight so far.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlovakSniper (5130) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 9, 2016
En fût sur place. Ipa de vieille génération. Caramel et Cascade. Pin. Mince en bouche. En manque de corps. Finale amère. St-Ambroise IPA. Un peu beurre. Buvable. Rien de catastrophique. La serveuse est un peu bête et le tapis d’entrée sent la vielle lavette de cuisine. La place est désertique. Et les toilettes sont sales en crisse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (3297) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2016
On tap on the premise [Canal St] Pours very deep golden/copper with low beige head, good lacing. Aroma is of citrus, cascade. Taste is of bitterness, citrus, cascade, malts. Palate: Medium body, medium-high carbonation. Overall: Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (7824) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
on tap on the premises - canal st. boston. hazy bright golden with a nice white cap offering some retention and lacing. mango candies, borderline articial, peppery strawberries, kind of buttery caramel - not quite overwhelming; minerals. moderate carbonation, light to medium body - oily; semi-sweet piney-citrusy finish. under-attenuated. buttery strawberry shortcake. o-k.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
raphael (1173) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 1, 2015
On tap at Logan airport. resin scent, some grapefruit, sweetness--standard. More grapefruit in the flavor, distant honey. thin on the palate. amberish yellow with modest white head. raspy finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
blipp (8267) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Draft. Pours golden orange with a white head. Light citric hops, sweet malts, light buttery diacetyl, and moderate bitterness lasting through the finish. Not good.

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