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RATINGS: 1952   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3466) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle from ACME Hudson. Pours light orange with an inch of white foam that leaves little lacing. Slight fruity hops on the nose. A bit pungent on the tongue with a hint of malt. Lingers a bit on the finish. Solid.


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 (218) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (842) - SPAIN - OCT 11, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, en Les Fleurs du Malt, en Lyon. Color ambar. Sabor a lupulo, resinoso, ligeramente a malta, citrico.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JeffFaust (8) - California, USA - OCT 10, 2014 does not count
A nice well-rounded IPA with no weaknesses but nothing that really stands out either. Aromatic but not too flowery. Flavorful but not too bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BobyFischer (38) - FRANCE - OCT 9, 2014
cereal, bread, resin, citrus, herbs, floral, resin, pale, golden, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, thin feel, average carbonation, astringent, bitter. IPA équilibrée et "classique", comme son nom l’indique.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackradioboy (13) - SCOTLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose. Amber colour. Nicely balanced. It's got a good body and slightly sweet with a very dry finish. A dependable ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kordestanchi (57) - - OCT 4, 2014
Very hoppy aroma of citrus, pours hazy amber with thin head, bitter and sharp malty palate

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
noid1985 (99) - Broadview, Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2014
6 pack, from the local target 12oz bottle...poured a medium brown color refreshing pine taste

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (291) - SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2014 Flaska från Systembolaget. Smarrig smarrig smarrig smarrig smarrig utan att sticka ut.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Drinkable and average IPA. Light citrus and some malt. OK balance. Run of the mill. Goldish pour. Tap. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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