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RATINGS: 1687   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dal9000 (541) - Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2016
At The beach House. In a can. Pours murky yellow with a thin sticky foam head. A burst of creamy citrus hops with a thick mouthfeel. Finishes with a long mild hop finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricksta_p (3617) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2016 From tap at Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Aroma is big juicy fruity hops, rich orange, sweetish fruits, light malt, grapefruit, apricot. Flavour is light sweet with a bitter finish. Body is medium. Exquisite IPA, so fresh and hoppy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2016
Drank from a pint glass, poured from a twelve ounce bottle. This brew has awesome aroma flavors. That just leaving you more of a juicier flavor for the hype and aroma this beer has/gets.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (6150) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 31, 2016
12oz can pours out a hazy amber topped with a sand head. Nose is crisp citrus tropical fruit hops and a sweet malt. Taste is more of the nice balanced tropical fruit and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SVD (1514) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2016
Tap at skuli, Orange beer, small head. Aroma is citrus, hops. Taste is citrus, hops, tropical fruit, bitter dry, very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OsuStu (221) - - AUG 21, 2016
12 oz can. Hazy orange color with a sizable white head. Aromas of freshly sliced orange, cut grass, and aromatic herbs. Resin, oranges, a bit of pepper, grapefruit. Oily mouthfeel, medium body. Sticky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjohnny (521) - - AUG 16, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Lots of pine with a hint of tropical fruit (mango maybe). Cloudy orange gold with a thin bright white head that leaves a fair amount of lacing. Surprisingly light bodied. Thin mouthfeel. Pine. Citrus. Some kind of spiciness. Well balanced. Clean warm finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sdaniel90 (940) - Mexico City, MEXICO - AUG 13, 2016
Can, 355ml. Clear orange/amber with a frothy offwhite head. Aromas of tropical hops, caramel, minty hints. Medium bodied, moderate to fizzy carbonation. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Delicious hoppy and roasted flavors into a juicy fruity hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gephross100 (363) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2016
From the can. Pours a cloudy amber color with a nice white head. Centennial hops nose with a citrus note. Light bitterness with a long finish. Medium sweetness. Light mouthfeel perfect carbonation that maintains a nice small white blanket of head on top of the beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brownaler (553) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2016
Cloudy golden appearance with a fruity concoction a banana and mango with a fresh and clean finish.

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