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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This IPA bridges the gap between American and British style beers. While it prominently features American hops, it also displays the balance of a British-style IPA, making for an IPA that will appeal to a wide audience. At 6.5% it is be one of our higher alcohol offerings in the British line-up.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (2273) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Golden-yellow body, creamy white head, streaky lacing. Nose is citric with a heavy dose of orange, pale malts, and a dash of resin. Flavor consists of similar flavors, a bit more mellow and less defined than in the nose. Medium bodied. I think this would have benefited tremendously from being on tap, rather than at cellar temp from the hand-pump.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (2468) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2014
Draft. Golden pour with white head. Malty English flavors but then a surge of citrus, and grassy herbal hop tones. Aroma hold truer to the English style. Nice hybrid.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melanie (57) - - MAY 1, 2013
Enjoyed at the restaurant, Forest & Main. Clear, golden with a thin white head. Decent lacing. Hoppy aroma. Served at cellar temp. Nice, hoppy flavor without bitterness. Excellent! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighWine (943) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2013
Cask flight at the brewpub. Light apricot color with a thin but tight white head. Mango, papaya, and nectarine fragrance. Taste is very hoppy; lots of tropical fruit, Citra "fuel" and a nip of juniper. Creamy in the mouth. Flavorful.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrChopin (2927) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 27, 2013
transparent gold, white ring and no lacing. Nose is lightly cheesy, oil and grass, faint orange and cardboard. Flavor has more hop oil and orange, incredibly resinous, sticky and lingering with salty finish. Light bubblegum sweetness mid-finish gives light balance, but overall standard.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1581) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Firkin at Real Ale. Pours a murky golden orange with light white head and lacing. Notes of lemon rind, tobacco and pine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (7900) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Tap at Forest & Main. Pours a low haze orange. Medium off white head. Juicy nose with mild butter, cantaloupe, mild durian. Taste is minty, dry, Rindy melon. Solid. Juicy palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (1811) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Kinch IPA bridged the gap between American and UK style India Pale Ales. Fresh hop nose, citrusy and medium bitterness coinciding with British style malts. Very drinkable and likable IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Draft at F&M. Pours gold with smallish off-white head, and served at room temp with low carb. Nose is pale malt, resiny hops, mild funk. Tastes pale malty, with fruity hops, some slight funky yeasty notes, and a smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (2623) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Pours a hazy yellow color with white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and caramel. Caramel and citrus flavor with a pine and bitter ending. Well done.


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