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Brewed by Boxing Cat Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Shanghai, China
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A special style of pale ale that has high hop bitterness, flavor, aroma and a higher alcohol content. Originally brewed in England for the long trip to India when additional hops were added for preservation. Boxing Cat TKO IPA has a medium body with some maltiness. Three different hop varieties contribute estery citrus and tangerine notes to this fine light orange-copper color beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ACD (639) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 11, 2013
Tap at Mikkeller & Friends. Hazy orange/gold with thin white head. Some citrus and spruce in the aroma, bit of orange and cake-dough. Sprucey pine needles, orange, and grapefruit in the taste, some sweet cake-dough and light caramel. Fairly rough bitterness. Lingering pine. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2013
Draft @ CBC 2013. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish with weak piney hints.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (4608) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Tap @ CBC 2013. The pour’s deep gold with a small head. The aroma’s peach and pear. Hay. Bitter grass. The taste is a bit grainy. Soft pear, a touch of citrus fruits. Fairly straight-forward, subdued. Overall, fine. Just a bit basic.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1240) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013. Pours hazy golden with a frothy small white head. aroma is grass, light malts, citrus, peach and grain. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is light creamy, carbonation is moderate. Finishes flowery hoppy and dry. The hop-profile could easily be more exiting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5876) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Hazy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, malt, hops and grassy notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Tap @ CBC 2013. Pours hazy green yellow with a small, staying, creamy white head. Aroma has light sweetness, piney, herbal, resin. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is bitter, hay, resin, grass, peach. Very dry and bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11217) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
CBC. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - citrus, Flavor is medium sweet and moderate biter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 030513

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11134) - DENMARK - MAY 9, 2013
Tap @ CBC. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, citrus, pine and a little grapefruit. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, citrus, pine, grapefruit, little sweet and medium bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, flowers, grain, straw, malt and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2013
Draft. A hazy golden beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of petroleum, hops, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of petroleum, hops, malt, and lemons, leading to a dry and bitter finish.


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