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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The “IRA”, as it’s known around here, marries a ruby red color and rich body with the hop flavors of an IPA. Our unique ale yeast strain adds a delicious layer of complexity. One of the first beers we made, and an enduring favorite. Brewed with Gambrinus Organic Pilsner malt, imported crystal malt, Simcoe and Brewers’ Gold hops. 6.5% ABV, 60 BU

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5875) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle (50cl) Served in a shaker: Cloudy copper with a creamy head. Nose is hoppy, herbs, fruits, malts some floral tones. Flavour ja nice hoppy and bitter with fruits, some malts, light yeast, light caramel, flowers, quite refreshing. Aftertaste is bitter, hoppy, fruity, herbal and some flowers. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (12164) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus and Thompson. Clear dark orange to amber color, medium sized off-white to beige head. Aroma is again -as this brewery has disappointed me several times now- quite faint. Taste lightly malts, hops, a light touch of resin, decently bitter. Decent body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thompson (573) - - APR 9, 2015
Small white head... light red to orange colour.. smell malts and sweet some hops. . Taste hops malts decent carbo some bitterness... shared by benzai. ..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (5385) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Bottle @ benzai. Clear amber colour with a large off-white head. Smells some hops, malts, sweetish. Tastes sweetish, some hops, malts, slightly toffee. Medium body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjik83 (1212) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2015
0,50cl flesje via Het Bierhuis, Breda Alcoholpercentage van 6,5% Uitgeschonken in blanco pint glas Uiterlijk: roodbruin, kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: hoppig, bloemig, lekker fruitig als abrikoos, bitter in de nadronk Conclusie: lekkere variant van een IPA, deze rode versie gaat er goed in ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jur (465) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2015
Draught @ Dubh Linn Gate, Whistler B.C. Hazy red-orange, little head. Fresh hoppy nose. Fruity rosebud flavour with huge green hop ultra dry finish. Right in my wheelhouse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3250) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 29, 2015
500ml bottle, cloudy amber hue, with a big frothy pale beige head, very light earthy floral leafy, grassy, tobacco, citrus, minty hoppy, yeasty nose, with a bread dough, lemon pie crust, fruity yeast, mild lemon, grapefruit rind accent, and a mint leaf, faint grainy toasted, caramel, crystal, pale malt, cedary, subtle toffee note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice earthy flowery leafy, citrus, minty, tobacco, piney hoppy, zesty lemon, grapefruit rind character, with some lemon pie crust, lemon tea leaf, grainy earthy vegetal toasted, caramel, munich, pale malt, mint leaf, faint panettone cake dough, fruity yeast, lemon marmalade flavours, leading towards an yeasty, earthy grainy toasted, bready, pale, caramel maltiness, mint leaf, lemon tea leaf, zesty lemon, grapefruit peel, pine bark, lingering pine, citrus, resiny, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1807) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
500 ml bottle. Unclear reddish brown, tan foam settles and mostly fades. Spicy fruity caramel aroma. Taste is spicy fruity piney hop forward, thinner toasty caramel malt, a bit lean but still resinous. Average carbonation, light-medium bodied, well hopped. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reetron (18) - Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 26, 2014
Pretty heady pour. Piney hops, heavy in the back of the throat but not a massive aroma. Ok balance but I like bigger flavor. It was ok. Ninkasi blows this one flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
osu97gp (678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy pale red orange with an initial large off-white head. Aroma of malts and light pine and floral hops. Flavor sweet caramel malts and quite a bit of both grapefruit and pine hops.

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