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RATINGS: 1908   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (533) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 7, 2014
Aroma: Spicy, fruity, hoppy. piney, passion fruit, Appearance: Hazy gold body with orange tint. Medium-small off-white head. Good retention, Flavour: Very high bitterness. Strong hop flavours, resin, fruity, slight grassy, Medium malt sweetness. Lingering bitterness. Balanced towards bitterness. Dry finish. slight astringency Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium-full carbonation. Creamy. Slight warming. Overall: Very good IPA. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 14A. English IPA

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Olivavu (4) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014 does not count
An excellent IPA. Grapefruit and citrus aromas with a dry body and finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CopterScott (127) - Kansas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
light amber color with a thin white head. aroma is light citrus hops. Flavor is citrus hops and light malts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (302) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Often the best beer available at bars, but nothing special. Pretty generic IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bookseeb (111) - Wenatchee, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Appearance shows a light golden amber color supporting a light dissipating head. Smell of grapefruit citrus and sweet malts. taste has a lighter malty backbone with a grassy hop flavor that end dry. Mouthfeel is light - medium with good carbonation. Not a full bodied and balanced IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gkeh (186) - Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2014
On tap. It’s ok. Bright citrus flavor and aroma. Nice lacing as well. A little maltier than I’d hoped, but still ok.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (228) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle, 35.5cL. Home. A wonderful golden orange yellow beer with a medium creamy white head. Thin bubbles. Medium persistence. Good lacing. Fruity aroma (exotic fruits), resin, herbs, smoke. Intense ! Medium to heavy refreshing bitter, sharp dry, light sweet. Medium body, thin texture, fizzy carbonation, dry lasting bitter finish. Overall, beautiful, delicious (basket of fruits), good dry bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CPH2200 (281) - DENMARK - JUN 27, 2014
355 ml bottle 5.9% abv. Golden amber with huge head. Good bitternes with caramel notes. Refreshing and balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (709) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUN 27, 2014
BOTTLE 355ML (6 months old) Look: clear amber/brandy, light beige frothy to creamy head. Aroma: lots of caramel, toffee with hints of mint and a touch of resin - that’s pretty much all the hops, some malt? Taste: sweet, strong caramel, CO2 acidity, moderate hop bitterness.

Lots of caramel, not much hops. I wonder if it is way too old.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericwill99 (44) - Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
For me, I would describe this as a moderate hops ad alcohol beer, but it does have a full flavored mouth feel. Pretty decent.


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