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RATINGS: 725   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The continually hopped India Pale Ale brewed with Syrah grape must.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jasond612 (281) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2013
6/25/13 bottle bought at CBO and drank @ Susquehanna bank center with Troy, Britt and Shannon at Buffett parking lot. I remember it was purple. Christ!!! Too much drinking ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BobFrapples (49) - Bryan, Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Aesthetically pleasing almost pink grapefruit mixed with pomegranate juice and a big thick head that laces its way down to the bottom. Aroma is subtle but pleasant. Taste is unusual but not off putting. When I was a kid I would drink this grape flavored stuff called Malt Duck. It was created for underage kids to get wasted. It tastes like a very good version of that. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
moonbug (67) - Bryan, - JUL 14, 2013
Glass of liquid rubies poured...grapes and grass aroma with promises of hops. Light for an IPA...not overly hopped...quite crisp...just a whisper of grapes. A little bit if a sticky finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighWine (955) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Tap in tall, narrow, straight sided glass at Blues Bar. I’m having this after starting my meal so some nuances may be lost. That said, I think this will pair well with the meal I’m enjoying. Cranberry iced tea color in the glass with a lavender colored foam head; about half a finger’s worth. Watered down grape juice aroma. Flavor is aromatic hops, mild resin, biscuit malt, and flowery herbs. I’m really surprised by how flowery this is, and not from the hops. It tastes like a hoppy pale ale up front but the finish is elderflower, lavender, jasmine, and a whisper of cardamom. Medium palate and pretty clean finish. Unusual and highly desirable with spicy chicken in a tomato sauce.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11962) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2013
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop crystal clear amber body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, grape. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some grape. Medium body, some resin.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Inbreak (2638) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 23.06.2013, tap @ Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale:
Nice creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly fruity, caramel malts, hops, toffee, dried fruits, strawberries, hay, biscuits, peach. Taste is fresh fruity, hops, tangerine, strawberries, grass, citrus peel, caramel, leafs, peach. Medium bitterness. Very nice and fruity.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
unclemattie (4350) - Georgia, USA - JUL 13, 2013
12oz bottle. Kool-Aid purple, with a white-purple fizz. Very active bubbles, cascading to the surface. Aroma of beer with musty old wine. Tastes like really bad wine. Essence of beer. Finishes with a candy grape flavor and a lingering hop bitterness. There are definitely notes of malts. Hops in the end of the palate. Certain of the red grape. If there ever was a good tasting beer and wine mix... we’re getting closer. Not sure who’s is worse: Blue Moon or Magic Hat. (3761)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (6713) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours light clear red with a thin head. Weird red-wine-esque notes, light fruity hops, red berries, and toffee. Dry and slightly bitter finish. Not awful, but it just doesn’t really work for me, I guess. Not something I’d ever care to re-visit.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlowOffTube (501) - Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Doesn’t go well with Krunchers original chips. Pours a purple clear hue with a white purplish head. Smells like grapes and dirt. Taste is like moth balls, grape, and little hops with a light body. Not great, not horrible, but drinkable with ease.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (3946) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Clear bright amber with pinkish hues and fair ring of offwhite head. Slightly hoppy, but not how you would normally expect it. The red wine grape notes really mask the hoppiness quite a bit. Interesting twist. Kinda like a pale ale mixed with red wine. I actually kinda liked it.


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