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RATINGS: 796   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This English style IPA is a full-flavored, full-bodied brew that has a big bold malt character and intense aromatics. Itís a well-balanced, golden-colored brew that has a crisp hop finish that doesnít bite. With its palate cleansing finish, IPA is a perfect for highly spiced dishes with curry, ginger, garlic or cumin. This classic English style IPA is brewed with: 2-row Pale malt and is hopped with Challenger and East Kent Goldings hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
y0cola (361) - fremont, California, USA - NOV 16, 2005
on tap @ the pound: nice brewski, boys! real nice! keep it moving!!! donít look back!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 11, 2005
This beer has an excellent aroma profile. A sweet hoppy nose complemented nicely by just enough malt. Beer is light and easy to drink which makes it great for a hot day. Not much bitterness for an IPA though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FlacoAlto (3800) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2005 Pours a clear light copper color with a frothy, yet thin, pale tan colored head. The aroma has notes of bright citrus, a grassy herbal character, a bit of astringent grain husk, toasty malt notes and perhaps a hint of caramel. The taste has a nice sharp bitterness from beginning to end. This is definitely a hop focused beer; there is a nice citrus note here that reminds me of lemons & oranges. There is only a hint of malt character here; a bit of sweet grain character, and a hint of toasted malt in the finish. This is a pretty nice, easy drinking IPA; it has a solid hop bite and a bit of hop flavor to it, and it goes down quite easily. If the malt character were a bit more complex the hop flavor might shine through a bit more.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 21, 2005
Pours a light orange/yellow color. Aroma is somewhat pinelike. Slightly bitter maltiness. Somewhat bitter malty flavor with a hint of graininess. Not a great IPA. My bottle was 6.0%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fordest (1994) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - OCT 20, 2005
12 oz bottle. Aromas were lacking as well as the flavor. Bitter flavor, but I donít think it was hoppy bitterness. Nice looking bottle though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - OCT 18, 2005
Bottle poured a nice gold amber with a smallish head. Light citrus, hops aroma . Flavor is a little bitter, citrus with a bland bitter finish. Not the best IPA Iíve ever had.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - OCT 14, 2005
Courtesy of Pailhead. Very bland overall, almost no aroma to speak of with only a slight hop bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 12, 2005
On draught at Falling Rock, 9/30/2005. Served in a shaker, it has a light peach-fuzz yellow color to it, with a smattering of white head atop, not very abundant and recedes to a ring fairly quickly. Beer is clear, with moderate sized bubbles rising. Aroma has a nice, soft yellow fruits and light pale malt sugariness. Light tangerines, nectarines, peaches and fresh apricot juice, with an aromatic floral nature. Overall, not a tremendously strong aroma. Flavor continues with the fruit, adding more tangerines and nectarines, with a medium to medium-light body, gentle and supportive of the moderate hops. A moderate carbonation, lively, touch watery texture confirm that this is indeed a simple, session ipa. Not too dry or too bland, however, the hops are refreshing and present enough to satisfy me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Odeed (1776) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 10, 2005
on tap in s.f. a few weeks ago.amber body with a nice head.pretty malty aroma and taste for an ipa.ok but not great.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Kevin (2078) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 10, 2005
bottle. rubber aroma. dark yellow see through pour with lively bubbles and a fluffy pillow of a white head. the aroma is not pleasant. kind of a tree bark rubber/ eraser smell to it. hot pepper taste that bites. citrus hop flavor comes through with a sweet lemon finish with caramel lingering long after the spice dies down. once i adjust to the spice this isnít bad, but it takes some getting used to.

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