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RATINGS: 1970   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Our IPA recalls a time when ales shipped from England to India were highly hopped to preserve their distinct taste during the long journey. The result, quite simply a hop lover’s dream. And this classic ale adds a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, to ensure that the long hop finish is one you’ll remember.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
docsteigs (537) - Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Solid American IPA. Pine and citrus hops. Sturdy malt backbone. Assertive bitterness. Smooth and clean finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ulysse (120) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2014
Really fruity aroma, realized afterwards that was exactly what was advertised on their label. Fruity with maybe a hint of raspberry but still unsure. A down to earth bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (3255) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 17, 2014
Une pinte en fût à Manhattan, dans un pub irlandais. Une belle dorée avec une mousse blanche. Le liquide est translucide. Un nez de houblon frais avec un malt blond. Une bouche avec une belle amertume, facile avec des notes d’herbes et de malt blond. À boire à grosses lampées.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoshRaburn (42) - - NOV 17, 2014
Can’t believe I’m rating something from AMBEV so highly. Dependable beer, very distinctive resiny aroma. Of course, the hops totally overpower everything else - its just a showcase for the (admittedly lovely) New World hops. Unusual for a US craft style IPA, its very moreish. One of the best bottled IPAs, certainly in the UK - beats the living heck out of Punk IPA for example.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
mrbonsoir (5) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2014 does not count
Nice discovery on a US trip. I had it in Boston and NYC, mostly accompagned with pizza or nothing.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coyforce (616) - Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Delicious brew. Pour is a nice light amber with a thin white head. Hoppy flavor and a nice Aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudomorph (707) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2014
Draft at California Pizza Kitchen Las Vegas airport. Pours a glear golden yellow with a nice, white head that sticks. Aroma has nice notes of citrus, pine, resin, and a hint of bread. Nice. Taste is balanced. Mild pine and resin and a slight caramel and a short, refreshing finish. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a bubbly carbonation. Overall pretty good for airport beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
samsmith33 (399) - - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle to glass, new Rossi’s. Aroma hops pine, the usual ipa. Appearance. Yellow. Medium white head. Taste. Pine, resin, sour aftertaste to go with the bitter. Feel. Bubbly, crisp. Good washing food down. Ok

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
alvin8616 (2) - Kansas, USA - OCT 20, 2014 does not count
A mild cereal smell that has a cloudy amber and orange color. The taste has a medium bitterness medium, creamy type of taste which actually very enjoyable. It reminds me of old times, as strange as that may sound, it does. Be good with a roast of some kind or just enjoyed on a cold day. Recommend.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barnoloid (259) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2014
A decent enough IPA. Plenty of malt, quite pared down on the hops. Really something of a session ale, despite knocking over 5%. Easy drinking, clean finish.


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