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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


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2008
Cask (gravity) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear orange amber color with a small, virtualle none head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (050808)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Reddish golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruits, apricot, hops and mildly grapefruity. Flavour is peaches, apricot and wood. Finishes in a nice wooden bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2008
<i>Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. </i> Clear brownish copper colour, rich head. Piney fruity nose with apricot and grapefruit. Caramelly rounded crystal malt, clean but edgeless mouthfee. Salty gentle bitter finish. A pleasant moderate IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (13165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2008
Cask at GBBF ... copper ... woody and hoppy nose ... bitter ... dry ... musty hop dominated.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (12652) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Reddish brown with lasting beige head. Fruity IPA, with a hoppy aroma. Maybe a bit thin in the mouth, lacks oomph, body and depth. OK leafy hop. Quite watery actually. Some peachy apricot fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (11786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2008
Cloudy reddish-amber colour. Woody hop nose with lots of earthy, caramelly maltiness. Lightly bitter, heartily earthy palate with a hint of portobello. Off-dry finish with a splash of crystal malt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a lightly hazy burnt orange body with a creamy off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of toastiness, caramel, and light florals. Flavor of pine, toasted oats, and caramel with a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - APR 18, 2007
(12oz bottle) Small beige head atop hazy dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bread, lemon, floral, caramel, light grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit/herbal, bread, caramel, lemon. Dry finish. Light-medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 29, 2009
12 oz bottle-pours an off white head and hazy amber color. Aroma is caramel-light/medium malt, some herbal/resin hops. Taste is caramel-light/medium malt, backbone of resin/herbal hops, some tannins. OK carbonation. Thanks decaturstevo for sharing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2011
Name: Fisherman’s IPA
Date: December 22, 2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: hazy burnt orange, wispy beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: perfect sugared grapefruit aroma with the sweet crystal malts and citrus hops
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of balancing citrus hops, bitterness rises midway until it takes of for a long bitter finish
Overall: flavor does not live up to the wonderful aroma
Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4


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