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RATINGS: 1496   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (221) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2015
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Can at home. Body: Yellow body with a big faomy white head. Taste: Pale malt, hops, grass, pine, grapefruit, ,Tropical fruits. Very nice IPA!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ksiwzos (82) - GREECE - MAR 12, 2015
Can from French e-shop. Orange to light amber, very clear with small to medium white head, lasting, lacing. Aroma is intense, pineapple, citrus, caramel sweetness, very fruity-hoppy. Taste is caramel sweetness, citrus, resiny-piny, grapefruit, fruity, very very good. Aftertaste is malty sweetness, salivating and just a tiny bit hoppy. An amazing APA, intense aroma and taste, I wouldn’t categorize it as an IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoned99 (345) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2015
Flight on tap at The Royal Pig Fort Lauderdale. Aroma: tropical fruits, orange. App: clear pale with small white head and some lacing. Taste and palate: thin to medium body, medium bitter finish. Overall: a really good IPA, well balanced

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pet3rman (351) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Fantastic IPA - big bold hoppyness! Even had some off of the assembly on the tour!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fashawn (323) - Montesarchio, ITALY - MAR 11, 2015
One of the most balanced ipa i’ve ever tryed. Some malt sweetness, maybe too much caramell but orange peal, grapefruit, mango and fruit of passion. Light body, thin texiture. So good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (2139) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Can in Florida. Pours Amber with a white head. Pineapple, trop fruit aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Pretty sweet, with sticky caramel, lemon, pine, grapefruit, light dank hops, decent dryness... It's good, though a touch sweet initially. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EddyBeer1 (1009) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2015
Orange trouble-opaque, sédiments en suspension, effervescence légčre, col blanc moyen et crémeux. Malts présents malgré une amertume fruitée (mangue, banane, ananas) qui s’impose assez rapidement. Yummy!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (489) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 27, 2015
can at home. orange hazy color, medium big off white head. smells fruity, pines, malt sugar, dried fruits, sweet grapes. full body, bubbly, slick, dried fruits, some sweetness, light alcoholic, rather sweet finish. on subsequent sips the sweetness gets more and more dominating.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jamedra (625) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2015
Can, many thanks to Werckmeister. Plechovka 355 ml. Aroma je výrazně sladově cereální s jemným nádechem zrajícího sýra. Pěna je zlato bílá, jemná, vysoká a držící. Barva samotného piva je sytě oranžová, připomínající západ slunce a lehce zakalená. Chuť má výrazný nádech svěží, čerstvě vymačkané, ovocné šťávy, finiš je výrazně hořký, kořeněný a držící se zvláštním ořechovým ocasem. V ústech pivo působí plně, má střední říz a je dobře pitelné. Jedná se o velmi zajímavou, nevšední IPA, která nezklame.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
florent.janssens (194) - - FEB 24, 2015
Arôme houblonné. Pas beaucoup d’amertume pour une IPA. Goűt légčrement orangé. IPA qui se boit facilement.


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