Dragonmead Broken Paddle Indian Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
If you like your beer on the bitter side than this one's for you. This American Style IPA uses Pale Ale, Munich, and Caramunich malt blest with Cascade, Chinook, Williamette and Centennial (dry hopped) hops to create a brew that is fit for the crazy American hop addicts.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 8, 2012
On tap at Dragonmead Brewpub. Amber with a medium tan head. Aroma is a mix of caramel and floral hops. Taste of light toffee, floral hops and mild tannins and esters. Bitterness on the low side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (12150) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Draft - Earthy and grapefruit hops with pale malts. Clear gold with a decent white head. Earthy bittering hops and some pale malts.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Tap: unfiltered, rustic golden-amber body with a very thin layer of white foam on tap that’s gone within just a few moments. Aroma is kind of nebulous, hard to discern anything specific. Some floral notes, hint of grapefruit, maybe some orange zest. I’d say it’s even more malty than anything... Almost caramel-y. You can smell the Munich malts. You can taste them, too. Sweet up front with a light induction of grapefruit, ashy hops, & some zesty orange rind in the finish. Caramel, toasted bread, & Munich malts abound. Not what I typically enjoy in an IPA... this one is just okay. Not awful, just okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gonzosauce (157) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2013
A floral, subdued aroma. Very light in appearance; minimal head. Mild, but very comfortable, satisfying IPA. Overall, pleasant, but underhanded.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (4832) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Amber with minimal head. Bitter with faint mild hops and very low carbonation. IPA in name only.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
strongpieman (1647) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Draft. Aroma is hoppy more towards the grass. Thin head, deep amber color. Bitter taste but seems a little off.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chibuck (3509) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2011
draft... a really substandard ipa not worth trying, tasted a bit old but that was only one of their problems

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (6820) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Sample at Dragonmead on 7/23/11. Pours amber in color with a medium beige head. Hoppy aroma that is dank, grassy and earthy. Grain and corn flavor with a dank earthy hop finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JoeMcPhee (9268) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2010
Tap at Dragonmead. Deep amber, slightly hazy pour. The nose is dull with a soft fruitiness. Light orangey cascade hops. Light worty sweetness along with a touch of astringency on the back. Not really hoppy at all... ugh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zdk (1859) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2010
Tap @ Dragonmead - sweet burnt toffee and caramel. Not sure how this is an IPA. Sweet and murky but hardly any dry hopping to speak of.

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