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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Originally, this intensely hopped ale was brewed in the 18th century to survive the long sea journey from the cooler breweries in England, around the Cape of Africa to India where the temperatures were too warm to brew. This beer has a unique floral aroma from the generous addition of Cascade hops to the fermenter in a procedure known as dry hopping.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Draft at the brewery. American pint. Pours a golden amber color with a slight haze. One finger white head. Some lacing. Decent aroma of pine, citrus and some malts. Taste similar with pine, light citrus and a balanced malt. Medium-light body, bitter finish. Moderate carbonation. Nothing special but not bad. Good for a small local brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Poured from a can into an IPA glass. Itís a beautiful golden color with a fluffy, white head. Aromas of floral hops that give it an herbaceous, cut-grass smell. It tastes almost like a hopped-up cream ale, but it has a sharp hop bite at the end. Itís a very good introduction to the classical IPA style. It doesnít do anything special, but it is well-done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7774) - Georgia, USA - JUL 30, 2013
3/28/13. Sampled during CBC 2013. Orange pour with a small khaki head. Light citrus, resin, and pine on the aroma with touches of dough and caramel. The flavor follows suit, more pine and resin, a bit much on the malt backing. Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
12oz can. Amber color, thick off-white cream. Aroma of toasted grains, earthy hops. Aggressively hopped, English style IPA. Loads of hops linger on the palate through the finish. Toasted malts backbone, with layers if hops on top. (3770)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foxbush (1711) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2013
12 oz can from Beer Armry Outpost The IPA poured a hazy light amber with a thin white head and lacing. The nose detected only light citrus and resin. The medium body ale had average carbonation. The taste had smooth citrus and resiny hops. This is an average IPA better than some but not extraordinary. The finish had a lingering bitterness in the roof of the mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (1050) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2013
12oz can pours amber orange color with a small white head. Aromas of citrus, breast malt, light floral. Light bodied not bad

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdskinns (217) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Can. Cloudy orange with tan head. Aroma is pennies, bread, some hops. Flavor is bitter with some tea flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Braudog (6196) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Draft at Taphouse/Queensway. Super light golden amber beer, little head to speak of. Drinks with a really malty mash character up front. What little acidity there is in this leans towards the orange rind. Didnít care for the balance in this myself. (#5063, 6/20/2013)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mojoman (158) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Can. Not too remarkable here. More burned malt than hops with this. Earthy aftertaste. Typical dry hopped presence. I would drink it while watching a game perhaps. Average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theisti (3734) - Kansas, USA - MAY 23, 2013
12 oz can courtesy of Suttree. The pour is a lightly hazed golden orange with a Ĺ inch tan head that falls quickly. The aroma is dried floral, light citrus fruit spice, and a fair amount of iced tea crystal malt type character. The taste is the malt to start, a bunch of tea like crystal malt, follows close behind by the dry floral notes, and a bit of a strange earth bitterness towards the back. As the beer warms, the earth bitterness turns quite peppery. The palate is medium bodied, soft carbonation, and a dry bitter lightly mineral finish. Thanks for sending this my way, Phil.

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