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Bold City Mad Manatee IPA

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The American IPA is a different soul from the reincarnated IPA style. More flavorful than the withering English IPA, color can range from very pale golden to reddish amber. Hops are typically American with a big herbal and / or citric character, bitterness is high as well. Moderate to medium bodied with a balancing malt back bone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (8119) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours a hazy orange-amber color with a medium foamy off-white head that dissipates steadily. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, citrus and malt. Medium body with flavors of floral hops, citrus and toasted malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a short citrusy hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bkurtz (784) - PERU - AUG 25, 2014
Pours a cloudy light orange with an average white lasting head. Sweet citrus (orange) and pine aromas. Nice balance of sweet and bitterness with caramel notes. The end has some soapiness; otherwise, a well made brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BMMillsy (1364) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Can from Tipples. No date visible. Pours copper, clear, with a big fluffy white to off white head. Nice floral nose with some light malts shining through, light tropical sweetness, grass. Not bad. Flavor is light grass, hint of fruit, watery malt, and a dirty macro lager finish. Very light bodied with medium carbonation . No this isn't terrible, but there are so many better options out there I don't really know why this exists.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (1984) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pours a golden orange with a thick white head. Aroma of malt and pine. Taste is muted piney hops and sweet malt. Average ipa, nothing special

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5834) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Hazy amber color with ivory head. Spicy, herbal hop aromas with dusty bready malt. Medium body. White bread malty flavors with some citrusy hoppage__nice smooth finish---good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3346) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12 oz can. Cloudy orange brown with a smooth white head. Nose is pineapple, pine and toffee. Medium body with a buzz. Taste is bitter lemon, toffee, grass and grapefruit peel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
apjbeer (3) - Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2014 does not count
It’s lacks the hoppies taste , but a great location and beer, caramel, alcohol. Great beer to take with you on the road

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StefanSD (2131) - Lakeside, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
12 OZ Can courtesy of Brian. Thanks. Pour a cloudy amber color with a small white head that has fair retention. The aroma was fairly unremarkable and faint with just a hint of citrus. The taste had a nice dose of bitterness and had a certain murky mixed citrus appeal. The malt base was a mix of breads and biscuit and I liked that a lot. The palate was full and smooth with soft carbonation. Finished somewhat short and dry. Overall: Not bad, not great, but a pleasure to try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deaconmike (381) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - APR 20, 2014
Can. Orangish amber with foamy offwhite head. This IPA just didn’t suit my taste. Malty and nutty aromas and flavors are more dominant than than any hop characteristics.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5425) - Indiana, USA - APR 16, 2014
Can to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs; thanks burg326). Looks solid; malty though. A cloudy brownish orange with off-white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of fairly sweet pale malt and hops - in that order. Tastes like it smells with a it of citrus and a solid mouthfeel that falls on the dryer side. Not bad.

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