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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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The Diamond Knot India Pale Ale, or IPA for short, is a copper colored, medium bodied ale. It is brewed in the traditional methods of IPA production with "true to style" ingredients.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, - JUL 20, 2010
Poured a creamy, white head to cap a clear, orange body. Aroma was fain (read: weak), but the flavour did feature some very nice hop bittering. Mouthfeel couldíve been thicker.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (2952) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle from Safeway-Ephrata. Based on the score was expecting to be overwhelmed, but thatís not the case. Fairly mild brew (sampled after Iron Horse Gary, to be fair), nothing much stands out. Some caramel malts, but not much in the way of hop presence. Solid beer, but weak IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2151) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Aroma: pine, citrus fruits, grapefruit in particular, some caramel, grass. Appearance: slightly hazy gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: caramel again, citrus, pine, turns bitter in the finish. Overall: a nice, yet light IPA, good, bitters in the palate. Pint at Taphouse Grill Downtown, Seattle, WA.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
euniceradio (211) - Colton, California, USA - JUN 23, 2015
On tap. Hazy copper pour. White head. Good lacing. Aroma of caramel malts and citra hops. Taste is the same with grapefruit bitter finish. Pretty well balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Freaky_tiki (790) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
Ice cold pour from bomber hits the sweet spot on this sizzling sunny day. Not the most adventurous IPA -- brisk, bitter, medium hoppy, nothing overly citrus -- but good middle of the road drinker.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (1418) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Draft pour. Pours a fizzy copper color with a lasting head. Really wet bitter hop aroma. I would say I have had this beer more often then any other beer, and there is a simple reason. Itís often available, and itís really good. Sweet and bitter flavors throughout with a hoppy finish. Enjoyed this one for years. Good stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7196) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Hmmm, not getting any cedar in here. Pine and citrus, a little malt heavy in the nose and flavor, but pleasant enough. Probably not one Iíll rush to get back to, though."

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
winto (35) - Washington, USA - SEP 4, 2014
nose: not getting a whole lot apart from a wet grassiness, and an almost vanilla syrup scent. palate: thatís more like it. very spicy [white pepper and bitter greens] at first, with good sweet grapefruit and apple in the middle. thick and resiny. finish mirrors attack completely and hangs around forever. sort of ístandard nw ipaí for me. one-note but very well crafted

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 9, 2014
22 oz bomber. Tasted on 7/9/14. Bottle from Total Wine Tampa, FL. The beer pours to a medium golden color with a very thick white head. The aroma has pine, very grassy& some Carmel notes. The taste has a very mild grassy taste with a mild hop & & very little bitterness. It finishes dry with very little aftertaste. Overall a very generic ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1840) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2438) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle from total wine. Pours hazy amber with a small off white head that dissipates quickly. The aroma has pine, a lot of caramel, light citrus. The taste is pretty bitter but had a strange balance. Itís okay.


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