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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: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11552) - Copenhagen, - MAY 3, 2013
CleR yellow, huge smooth grass. Aroma is .mLty, smooth, perfectly balancesweet and they dry


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23030) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2015
Draught@CBC2015. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, caramelly as well as slightly wooden and earthy notes to it. Flavour is quite similar. Mellow bitterness, and quite a "standard" IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4403) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2015
Tap@CBC 2015, Green Session - fuzzy amber coloured pour with white head. Citrus fruity hoppy and malty aroma and taste, juicy mandarin and lemon, pine needles, some caramel sweetness , hoppy bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5848) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 19, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015. Poured a slightly hazy medium amber with a bubbly white head. The aroma is woody resin hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a crisp, grassy grass, pine needle hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (514) - SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2015
@green cbc 2015 caramell,light bitter, medium sweetness. expecting more hoppy feeling in a ipa

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
borre_m (728) - NORWAY - MAY 5, 2015
sample at cbc. pours cloudy golden. aroma is hoppy. Taste has hops, but balancing with hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3992) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
On tap at CBC- København. Clear golden color- ok foam. Medium aroma intensity, hops, malt , citrus and fruitiness. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness & balance. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (17649) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Tap at CBC15... Amber.. Thin white lacing... Soft passion floral fruit nose... Soft dry fruit

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
smcolw (601) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
From placard: [this] IPA has a medium body with some maltiness. Three different hop varieties contribute estery citrus notes to this fine light orange-copper color beer. Not as strong as I expected, given the flavor of the pale ale. Not as bitter. Decent body. Some webby lace. Long aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (21459) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2014
Keg at Great Leap #6, Beijing. Hazy amber, creamy head. Grapefruity nose. Mid sweet with above medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Caramel and grapefruit. Long resiny bitterness. Too resiny and caramelly for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuideDogSaint (841) - Xiamen, CHINA - OCT 2, 2014
On tap at Boxing Cat. Pours hazy golden amber with a white head. Hoppy citrus mango and passion fruit aroma. Bitter finish.


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