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RATINGS: 1417   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Jai Alai India Pale Ale pays tribute to the original extreme sport. Jai Alai, a game native to the Basque region of Spain, is played on a court called a fronton. Jai Alai players attempt to catch a ball using a curved mitt, whilst the ball travels at speeds of up to 188 miles per hour! Proving they have a sense of humor the Spanish dub this game, with its ball traveling at race car speeds, """"the merry game."""" Tampa was once home to a busy Jai Alai fronton but sadly all that remains of Jai Alai in the Tampa Bay area is this India Pale Ale that we brew in tribute to the merry game. The India Pale Ale style of beer has its roots in the strong ales sent from England to thirsty British troops in India during the 18th century. To survive the journey the beers needed more alcohol and more hops (which act as a natural preservative). This “big” brewing practice made India Pale Ale one of the first """"extreme beers"""" and a favorite among the Queens military men in India. Eventually it became a favorite style of the new crop of American brewers seeking more flavor and complexity than mass-market brewers were willing to offer.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nothingbutIPAs (21) - Hillsborough, USA - DEC 7, 2014
about as good as it gets for a single IPA. strong hop taste, but nicely balanced for a smooth finish. getting more and more difficult to get, but worth the purchase when I can get to PA to snag a case!

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hanuta06 (355) - Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Serving: from tap at Shrimpys Pub. Aroma: heavy, pine hop. Appearance: small, creamy, off-white initial head with fair lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Hazy, dark-yellow body. Taste: moderately bitter, heavily citrusy initial flavor and heavily bitter finish with average duration. Palate: medium bodied with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Overall: excellent. Great aroma. Citrus flavor balances the bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1452) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 3, 2014
Puszka 33cl. OCZY : piwo jest mętne o kolorze pomarańczowym. Piana piwa jest mała ale trwała o kolorze białym. NOS : piwo ma intensywne aromaty skórki cytrusowej, marakui i świeżego ananasa. Do tego wyostrzają aromat nuty żywiczne i jakby estrowe. Tarta i delikatna wiśnia w kompocie dochodzi gdy piwo postoi w szklance i się ogrzeje. USTA : mało gazowane ale daje uczucie w ustach kremowości i puszystości. Całkiem słodkie o nutach tarty i słodkich owoców tropikalnych z puszki. Dochodzi lekka kwaskowatość i cierpkość podobna do skórki cytrusów i niedojrzałego ananasa. I to jest to co wyróżnia to piwo od innych IPA : cierpkość owocowa i lekka ale rzadko spotykana w tym stylu estrowość. Gorzkość jest spora ale nie zalega i nie ściąga. Uderza nutami pestek i skórek cytrusów i sokiem grejpfruta. Posmak jest średnio długi, owocowy i piekący jak imbir i niedojrzały ananas. ODCZUCIA : co tu gadać, referencja. Jest całkowicie inny niż bym się spodziewał. Wyobrażałem sobie piwo kompletnie pozbawione estrów o czystych nutach słodu i chmielu a tutaj mamy wytrawność i estrowość. plus nuty owocowe są cierpkie. Ciesze się, że jestem zaskoczony. OCENA : smak : 8/10 pijalnosc : 8/10 styl : +1

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
berntholer (1052) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2014
dense ivorywhite head leaves foamhead and structured lacing. copper yellow colour. aroma is lots of grapefruit and caramel. taste is malty, caramel, grapefruit with a fair bitter aftertaste. medium body and carbonation. well balanced. can 33cl / bd oct-2014

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClaudeB04 (174) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 30, 2014
Dark orange colour, clear head. Strong nose with floral and some malty notes. Taste is bitter with malty like sweetness and a really long bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 30, 2014
Drucken på OConnors, Uppsala.. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
domienS (129) - Oostakker, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2014
Clear light orange beer with a nice white head. Smells hoppy, citrusy, some pine, very fine malt aroma. No off smells. tastes bitter and hoppy, piny. Leaves a fine bitter palate that lingers on. Mouthfeel is full and non alcoholic. Really fine ipa!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
g_georgiou (289) - CYPRUS - NOV 24, 2014
Clear orange body with a medium white head. Aroma is caramel, malt, hops, citrus. Taste is medium sweet, strong bitterness. Nice lacing. Dry finish, light-medium body.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JefVerstraete (1574) - Ghent, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2014
Can from Dranken Geers, Oostakker. Orange cloudy colour. White creamy foam. Fruity nose of pineapple and lichee. Also pine and citrus. Well balanced. Juicy and sweet with long bitter aftertaste. Very good!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AwaKe (65) - Laval, CANADA - NOV 23, 2014
Servi en canette dans un restaurant d’un hôtel Disney. Couleur orangé avec une forte mousse blanche sur le dessus. Palais faible, beaucoup de fraicheur. Arôme d’agrumes, de fleur, un peu plus sucré que la norme. Trčs trčs rafraichissante et gouteuse.


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