Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Share this beer with friends!
City Steamís traditional unfiltered, dry hopped INDIA PALE ALE. It is very bitter and very fragrant - a pure hop loverís delight! 18 Plato..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2878) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (3975) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 9, 2012
12oz bottle in a shaker. Pours amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of citrusy hops and some caramel and pale malts. Flavor the same. Average texture. A pretty standard IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (3714) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 17, 2012
On draft at the brewery. Meh, way too malty, if youíre not gonna drop bank on hops then drop the abv. How hard is that?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerian1975 (1) - Ellington, Connecticut, USA - AUG 13, 2012 does not count
For those who love a good all american IPA this beer is excellent. Bitter but not too crazy, and no complaints whatsoever!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackl (4647) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle. Pours medium orange with a large white head. The nose is light sweet grain, some orange peel and herbal hops. The taste is bitter orange peel and sweet cereal. Hot alcohol flavors have a real presence on the finish of this beer, and dominate the residual tastes left in your mouth. It drinks above itís 7.2%, not a great thing in my book. I talked to a few locals while I was drinking this, and they informed me that this is usually much better on draft. Perhaps a flawed batch? Anyway, not a great IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (1898) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Sweet resin hop aroma. Clear orange color with a small white head. Moderate sweet beginning with a strong bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sherm1016 (1152) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2012
On draft at the City Steam Brewery Cafe. Pours a clear, amber color with an off white head. Aroma is floral, citrus, grapefruit. Medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is sweet, bready malt, bitter citrus hops, a little pine, with a clean bitter finish. Iím guessing Centennial. A well balance IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrohia (143) - - MAY 3, 2012
City Steam in Hartford. Not a strong aroma. Very clear. Good lacing. Not as hoppy as advertised. Kind of a session IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (3223) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Draft @ brewpub. Pint glass. Small, thin white head. Nose of citrus hops. Flavor is a standard,classic IPA. Grapefruit, malty backbone with a slight resin in the back end of the sip. Not complex in any format but.... still enjoyable. Tad above average. Balanced just right.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2  3  4

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50