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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (5338) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2013
Draught @ CBC2013. Pours a bright yellow colour with a white head. Aroma of grainy malts, floral hops and grass. Flavour of strong grainy malts, floral hops, caramel and hay. Some fruity mango notes as well. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a fruity bitter finish. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10606) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2013
CleR yellow, huge smooth grass. Aroma is .mLty, smooth, perfectly balancesweet and they dry

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (2731) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Cloudy amber with a decent white head. Light sweet aroma of caramel, fruity and citrusy hops. Almost creamy texture, very smooth mouthfeel, nice malty backbone, well balanced american hops, that provides some pine in the finish and a sneaking bitterness. Zesty one. Very well made. .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (12754) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2013
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Cloudy amber - white head. Light sweetness. Fruity. Citrus. Nice malty. Ok bitterness. Some light exotic fruits. Light flowery. Zesty. Oiley hoppy notes. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10294) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 30, 2013
Chopp. Unclear orange colour, small white head. Pleasant fruity, caramel and malty like aroma with some citrus, sweet bit. Good mouthfeel. Fresh fruity hoppy, caramel and malty sweet like flavour with some pine to it. Nice!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dreamflower (478) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 20, 2012
I didn’t think the aroma was very pronounced. Taste of citrus and a bit bitter. A nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (1944) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 19, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2012 Quality IPA from Boxing Cat. Bitter citrus aroma, amber colour, nice hoppy bite with some malty sweetness to balance it out.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4651) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 13, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Hazy golden with a good head. Regreshing citrussy hop nose, followed by punchent and lingering bitterness. Best beer in China?

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5044) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2012
Tap @ the brewpub in Min Hang. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, fruity citrussly hops. Taste is malt, oranges, grapefruit, hints of pine and resin. Medium body, soft carbonation, lasting bitter finish. 070112

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (2977) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 3, 2011
Golden color. Nice frothy white head. Whoa. WTF. Starts with nice piney bitterness then a massive caramel malt drops in and smack the back of the tounge. Two completely separate layers. Full bodied. Need a bit more hops and abv an it would have been unreal. Still a very good beer. Again the brewer here knows what he is doing


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