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Buzzards Bay I.P.A. (India Pale Ale)
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This IPA has it all, amazing malts, big time hops and goes down smooth... Pale/Caramel20/Caramel40, Nugget/Cascades/Zythos


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bebum (280) - - MAY 9, 2014
Cask. Cloudy, medium amber, tight lace. Medium body, flat mouthfeel, lacks carbonation, acidity, alcohol or anything else to give it some lift, watery finish. Bitter but with a malty background, Simple flavor, hops and malt. Pass. Wish my local brewery were better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
halfonit (1156) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2014
Picked up a growler of this stuff today from the source. Pours a slightly cloudy golden color with a super thick white head. Aroma is of hops, grass, malts, and a little citrus. Nice palate. Not too carbonated. Flavor is of malts, hops, rye, and a little earthiness. Leaves a dry hop finish. A nice beer to have on a warm summers day I bet.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scarletfire65 (919) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bomber t home. Sweet caramel on the nose. Medium bodied. Caramel, pine, bitter finish. Plenty of bitter hops, but lacks depth and flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbill (3333) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
22oz bottle from Vickers Liquors in Newport, RI. Pours a hazy gold with a thin linen white head that was gone by the second sip and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of grapefruit with some pine notes. The flavor begins with mild malt and is followed by some fairly flavorless hops bitterness. There is some mild pine but it lacks the resinous quality I associate with piney hops. Medium bodied. Im happy to see Buzzards Bay back on the map again.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eriendeau22 (23) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Like most Buzzards Bay beers its not great, but solid beer. Decent hop taste, not a lot of malts coming through. Great value for a quality beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7731) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Bomber shared at Craft Ale. Poured hazy copper with off-white head. Nose was caramel malt, piney hops, resin. Tastes piney hoppy, caramel malty, not bright in the hops, as the finish is a bit old aley. Still, this one is a decent IPA, just not a great one.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cali4Me (1) - - SEP 16, 2013 does not count
I loved the aroma! Seriously awesome hops. Mostly floral and citrus. Tasted superb. Not too sweet & finishes dry. Love this IPA! Wish I could find it at home!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy amber color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus hop and sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bittersweet flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. Good brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (6023) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2013
22oz bottle, for $5, from the Beer & Burritos beer store in Athens, OH. Shared with robotopera. Hazy amber orange color. Particles in the body. Thin off-white head. Leaves decent bits of lace. Bigger body. Smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation, more dry finish. Kind of malty -- biscuity malts. Light citrus, kind of unfresh tasting hop profile (no date on bottle). Light pine, more earthiness. Moderate bitter taste, light sweet. OK IPA. I appreciate the $5 price point, though..


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