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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Formerly a collaboration with Ninkasi Brewing. IGA highlights the route that lots of new hop bombs are headed: light in body, lighter in color, and HUGE in citrus flavor and aroma. India Golden Ale or "I.G.A." is a showcase for two relatively new hops, Mosaic and Eldorado. Mosaic gives the beer a bright mix of stonefruit and tropical flavors along with a big piney backbone. Eldorados are fruity and soften the finish. Breakside keeps the malt bill incredibly simple to allow the hops to take center stage in this elegant and beguiling beer. 8.1% ABV 60 IBU malts: 2 Row, British Munich hops: Mosaic, Eldorado, Chinook


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (727) - Oregon, USA - MAY 31, 2014
On tap. A: Shiny gold with a thin white head. N: Pine, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, toffee, biscuit. Earth an donít leaf. T: Quite sweet, sharply bitter. M: Big alcohol burn. Resinous and medium bodied. O: A tasty beer. Very fruity with a pleasing minerality.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6114) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Draft at sb. Pours a hazy medium amber with a loose white head and tons of lace. Big fruity nose, light floral notes, almost some ginger. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty caramel with grapefruit, floral notes, and some mild dry sunflower seeds near the finish. Long dry grapefruit finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5816) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2014
A very nice double ipa, and the only one of the day so it was greatly appreciated .. . deep gold .. medium head, strong lacing .. . crisp and sweet, with a solid bitterness .. . full body and lively finish .. . i enjoyed this one .. . . i used to play sports; then I realized you can just buy those little trophies.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3102) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden orange with a medium off-white head that dissipates slowly and laces well. Aroma is nice and dank, citrus, passionfruit. Flavor is light sweet and light bitter, lots of dank citrus flavors that I love. Medium body, a touch oily. Nice effort!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cobaink2 (61) - seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Itís a very light double ipa. Some mango and citrus. Ia bit on the dry and waterey side for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3514) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle thanks to Nathan. Pours a clear gold with medium frothy white head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is pine and honey. Medium mouthfeel with fruit hop and sweet with nice light bitternes. Easy to drink, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1368) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Draft. Sure enough itís golden yellow. Aroma is pretty straightforward citrus and tropical hops. Flavor is much of the same and quality hopping at that but the alcohol also floats over top and lingers.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopwine (302) - Bend, Oregon, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Golden pour, huge bone white head, awesome lace. Nose is typical mosaic strong stone fruit with a little candied citrus. Flavor is dank weed, mango, stone fruit, moderate pine, lemonade, and a lightly sweet grainy finish. Seriously impressive stuff, well done breakside!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1634) - Earth, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle. Golden color, tiny white head. Very floral nose, hints of pineapple and citrus. The tropical notes are present through the palate, really nice, and a touch different than your usual IPA. Gentle yet bitter. Enjoyable!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (6333) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
22 oz. bottle, pours a clear golden with a medium off-white head. Aroma brings out lots of piney hops, zesty biscuity malt, and a little citrus. Flavour brings out loads of juicy piney hops, resin, and dry zesty biscuity malt. Loads of hops, very dry on the palate, and without any residual sweetness. Excellent stuff.


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