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Downtown Joes Tantric India Pale Ale

Downtown Joes Tantric India Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This hoppy IPA is high in alcohol and except for the American hop aroma, is very British in style. This style was originally developed to survive the voyage from England around the Cape of Good Hope and back North to India to keep the British troops happy.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1391) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2013
On tap at brewpub on 061713. Hazy dark golden with a white head. Aroma has grapefruit, pine, strawberries and light caramel. It has a creamy mouthfeel with a caramel sweetness in the taste, the sweetness is balanced with a grapefruit bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1310) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2013
[US West Coast Trip 2013] Bärnstensfärgad. Frukt, grapefrukt, humle. Rätt kraftfulla attribut. Väldigt välbalanserad, en riktigt bra och fyllig IPA helt enkelt!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3262) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 2, 2013
On tap at the brewery. It pours a clear golden color with an off white head. The aroma is caramel, strong pine and citrus in that order. The flavor is intense pine and caramel. Full bodied with good strong flavor. Pretty nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
batneil (285) - - OCT 23, 2012
Nice IPA, I had a pint at the pub in Napa. Possibly not quite as good as the double IPA they also had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1964) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 15, 2012
On tap 3(?) oz. sampler at Downtown Joe's Restaurant & Brewery. Clear, amber red with small ivory head and good lacing. Aroma of pine, grassy and citric hops with caramel malt. Taste is similar, although noticeably bitter and more grassy with less pine. Medium body and light carbonation. A very enjoyable IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6416) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Tap at the brewpub in Napa. Slightly hazy orange pour with a white head. Nice grassy hop nose. Palate is medium. Flavor is sharp grassy hops with a bit of wet citrus hop. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1030) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 24, 2012
On tap at brewery. Pours deep orange/copper with off white head. Some soft citrus aroma and earth. Taste is sharp and bitter. Spikes through in mid-palate to disrupt this beer. Not balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (1383) - Missouri, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Tap - not much head, medium amber color, nice hoppy aroma and flavor with mild malt backbone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3380) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 16, 2011
On draft at the beerpub in Napa, CA this poured a cloudy gold to amber with a good sized off-white head and good lacing. Nose of citrus hops and some fruit. The body is medium and the mouthfeel almost greasy Slides across the tongue. The flavor is citrus and caramel malts and the finish is long, dry, and bitter. A very refreshing IPA and make you want a second glass. There is a lot to like here.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4690) - Utah, USA - OCT 8, 2010
On tap at the brewpub, this one was "wet and tantric IPA"
Appearance: Slightly hazy light amber with a nice off-white head and good lacing
Aroma: Grapefruit and fruits
Taste Grapefruit, grassy and sweet malts
Very nice IPA. Clean, crisp and refreshing.


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