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Boscos Bombay IPA
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
During the 1800's, when the sun never set on the British Empire, beer being shipped to the Far East always arrived spoiled. To correct the situation, British brewers added large quantities of hops to their pale ales. (Hops act as a natural preservative in beer). The result is an intensely hoppy amber beer. (O.G. 1.062 IBUs-50)


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (2908) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2014
Draft - Pine and caramel. Clear gold with a rich beige head. Big up front bitterness with a caramel backbone. Not much hop profile outside bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiveacestx (536) - Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2014
On tap at Bosco’s - rust colored with a thin head and lacing. Earthy hop taste with a malty backbone. Thin finish. I was hoping for something higher than 59 IBUs at this place but it was hoppy enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (3933) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Hazy gold with a thin cap of white head. The nose is very hoppy with leafy and grassy bitterness and a touch of grapefruitiness. Tastes pretty bitter at the start but calms down to a less bitter grapefruit/pale grain maltiness, ends kinda dry with a grassy after-bitterness

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1879) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 2, 2013
On tap. Orange. Soapy head. Aroma is sticky hops. Nice ipa with a good malt backbone.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2013
On tap at Boscos, Squared. Leafy with earthy hops and slightly floral. Medium body and fairly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhgrantjr (416) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 26, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2013 Tap at Boscos. Amber, little head. Hops in smell, along with some floral. good balance of malt and hops. One of my favorite of Boscos lineup. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Draft at Boscos little rock. Pours light orange with a thin white head. Not much on the nose or tongue. Just a boring, turgid beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2013 Tap. Amber with small head. Decent hops. On the floral side. Some malt body. One of the better Bosco’s beers, which isn’t a huge endorsement

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4347) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Appearance: Served up a clear, copper-hued body with a near white head.

Smell: Standardized pale maltiness with some slight sweetish accents and hop notes of citrus backed by faint, faint florals and a little earthiness.

Taste: Pale malts bolstered by a golden syrup-type sweetness. A little pithiness, with hop flavors of lemon and grapefruit citrus fruits. Moderate bitterness. Drying, with sustained tastes of the golden syrup maltiness and the citrus rinds.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: It’s okay; had better, had worse.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Steasy66 (838) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Amber, little aroma, somewhat bitter, reminds me of an older style IPA, not super hoppy or flavorful.


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