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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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City Steamís traditional unfiltered, dry hopped INDIA PALE ALE. It is very bitter and very fragrant - a pure hop loverís delight! 18 Plato..


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (4858) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear dark copper body with a decent one finger frothy beige head that had pretty nice retention. The nose is way too heavy on the crystal malt for my tastes, very sweet smelling with some resiny piney hops. The flavor confirms the heavy crystal malt as well, the malt is so heavy and sweet it takes away from the moderate bitter resiny hops. Lingering finish of instant iced tea and brash bitter hops. Medium bodied with a clingy stickiness and resiny sticky hops. Moderate fizzy prickly carbonation. This is exactly what I donít want from an IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (5937) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. Clear orange pour with a clingy head. Floral hops, somewhat unbalanced. Just okay for me.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark amber color, thick off white head, solid lacing. Aroma of fragrant and floral pine. Taste is very bitter pine resin, too bitter for me.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrapersnbeer (1465) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Bottled 4/26/13. Sweet caramel malt flavor with resinous undertones. Dark orange copper, looks thick and sludgy. Prickly bitterness that remains unbalanced by the wave of dried out dusty malt that follows. Very strong feeling, drinks rough. Not innocent when it comes to being overwrought and under thought.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1426) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Purchased at Craft Beer Cellar in Belmont, MA, enjoyed at my quaint B&B in Boston. Happy to have finally found a place that had a CT beer! Appearance is a slightly cloudy gold with a thin frothy white head. Aroma has a light pine hop smell with a crisp malt backing, smells nice. Taste is pretty good, goes down slightly crisp but also with a good bitterness. There's nothing exceptional about this, but it's pretty solid.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1666) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 2, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a hazy golden with a pillowy white head and plenty of lacing. Very drinkable IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10411) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy golden color with an average frothy white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bitter flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. Very good brew.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Braudog (5576) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Reddish tinged amber beer. Drinks with a metallic hoppiness, finishing with that funky, mushiness you get in some homebrews. Improves as it warms, but my least favorite here so far. (#4902, 1/14/2013)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Tap. Deep amber with small head. Sweet with substantial malt base and hoppy bite. Pretty big ipa, but not crazy about the hops.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpburgh213 (11) - saratoga springs, New York, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Poured amber color out of a bottle. Interesting packaging. Nice hoppy citrus smell. Flavor was very bitter and didnít have enough balance for me but i look for more malty overtones in my beers.


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