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RATINGS: 1672   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghawener (1567) - San Salvador, - JAN 17, 2012
Bottle: Tasted in NY, full bodied, complex, well balanced, great. Food Pairing: Sharp Cheddar cheese platter.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcoDL (4127) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2016
At Borefts 2016. Aroma of piney hops and malt mostly. Taste is also dominated by piney hop and malt, with a little caramel. Was a fresh keg though. Bit of a letdown, this is a boring ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1641) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 26, 2016
Bue à la pression en 10cl au Borefts de De Molen à Bodegraven Couleur ambrée, belle mousse et belle effervescence Nez sur la résine Bière sur la résine et la fraicheur du houblon complètement une IPA à la ricaine.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (956) - - SEP 26, 2016
On tap@borefest: pours golden color with off-white head. Aroma: intense hop aroma, which takes on cituses, pine, tropical fruits, supported with malt aroma, which takes on bread, toast. Very similar are flavors. Finish is dry, bitter and lingers in aftertaste. Body is medium, texture is soft, carbonation is low.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (2233) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2016
borefts 2016 goudoranje met een witte kraag. mooi tropisch fruit lime grapafruit en sinaasappel beetje gist in de afdronk.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3383) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2016
van tap @Borefts 2016, helder gouden met witte kraag. aroma van hop, gras, citrus, tropisch fruit, zoet., Smaken zijn aan de zoete kant, grassig, fris, hoppig, vers, citrus, grapefruit en andere tropische fruiten. medium body, zachte licht sprankelende co2,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (835) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2016
At borefts 2016. clear blond colored beer with a big white head. Tastes like many hops, fruity, some bitterness, citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (1004) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2016
Drank at Borefts ’16 with Tijs and Bram. Very clear IPA, some bitterness. Fine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (3069) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2016
Tap. Hazy golden color with white head. Aroma is grapefruit, piney. Taste is grapefruit, grassy, some spicy-earthy hops as well. Nice residual sweetness, a bit boozy-phenolic finish. Medium carbonation. Great IPA, but this crystal malt thing is not completely for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3919) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2016
Tap at Borefts. Slight hazy golden with short lasting white head. Honey, light flowers, papaya, orange, light weeds and grass. Medium sweet and under medium bitter. Medium bodied with sparkly cardbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (2719) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2016
Sampled from tap at Borefts 2016 day 2. Bit hazy orange golden with white head. Sweet malts, exotic fruit, lychee, tea bitter, spices, doughy yeast. Medium sweet, and bitter. Medium body, soft carbonation. Bittersweet citrus fruity finish.


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