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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Fisherman’s IPA is an India Pale Ale handcrafted by the docks of America’s oldest seaport, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Made with the finest imported 2-row barley and a healthy helping of Chinook and Sorachi Ace hops, this is a remarkable well-balanced version of this style and should not be missed.
Malts: Pale, Crystal 70-80 LB, Cara-pils
Hops: Chinook, Sorachi Ace


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KennyGalanif (42) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Pours a dark honey color, with a two finger head. Aroma is quite malty, with and American style hop character. I'm smelling more malt than I would like. I think it lacks hops. Taste is the same as the smell. Quite a bit of malt, and not enough hops. Overall, it's an ok beer that I would pass by next time.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BeerFlavoredBeer (254) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 24, 2013
One-dimensional and coppery with no complexity to the malt or hops profile.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scrapersnbeer (1434) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 7, 2013
This is the first of 2 IPA’s in front of me that are brewed in Saratoga Springs, although you will not find that information here. Chewy grapefruit hops over light caramel malt aroma, perhaps some nutmeg spice. Robust, still copper-red appearance. Soft bitterness and background toffee malt of an old world ESB. Smooth body, easy drinking even if filling. Loses points against modern over hopped beers for being more traditional.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerandbeyond (625) - ISRAEL - DEC 24, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Slightly hazy deep amber color with a small white head. Earthy hops aroma, with light citrus notes and caramel malts. Juicy malt flavors, nice bitterness comes through fast, some nuttiness and mellow bitter citrusy fruit. Medium bodied, nicely carbonated, well balanced and quite nice.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bebum (222) - - NOV 2, 2012
American IPA 7%. Light copper, hazy, Full body, bitter, avg length, with a lingering bitterness, lacking middle and flavor. Ok, unremarkable, except for bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3408) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 1, 2012
12oz bottle in a shaker. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of pale and caramel malts with some citrusy and floral hops. All flavors are sort of light. Average texture. Not the best IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (2712) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Draft @ brew pub. Standard pint glass showed amber and light hazy with small and white head. Aroma contained basic hop flavors, pine and grapefruit. Little malt for balance. Overall it’s a very simple, standard IPA. Tastes like they used English malts and leans on the English side of the style. No problems to report.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman (1390) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle. I’d have to say this is more of an amber than an IPA. Almost no hop aroma or bitterness. Not bad, but just not an IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Bottle from Bert’s Better Beers. Hazy orange pour, small white head. Aroma is floral hop and juniper. Medium to thinner palate. Taste is slight sweet caramel malt and juniper/berry hops, although not a ton of bitter bite. Okay, not great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Bottle: Pours a hazy orange with a thin white head, hay and some citrus in the aroma, starts and ends lightly bitter, watery texture.


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