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RATINGS: 2132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kevster (344) - Bradenton, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2006
12 oz Bottle: Pours a mostly clear honey color with a medium size frothy off-white head that is mostly lasting. The hoppy spicy aroma is fruity with hints of citrus and pineapple. Flavor is sweet and fruity with pineapple and grapefruit finishing with a lime bitterness. This beer is very refreshing to drink since the hops do not overpower you in the finish. Delicious!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2009
Tried from the bottle via utobeer. Tried this last week and when reviewing my notes the words sweet and soapy jump out at me! Smells ok, lemongrass and citrus has a light body and not to much bitterness unfortunately...i’ve had better APA’s to be honest!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fsbw21086 (343) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2013
A golden color with a white head. Aroma contains some pine, oranges, and lemons. The flavor is slightly bitter with some oranges, lemons, and tropical fruit notes. Aftertaste is bitter. Overall a nice session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
astrofrk (341) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Bought at Krogers on Broadway, North Knoxville. Light amber. Well laced, white, long head. Aroma: Floral, citris hops. Flavor: Grapefruit hops, malt. Bitter finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2007
nice ipa good strong hops and not much fruity sweetness good stuff here guys grab one today smooth and tasty

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (341) - NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a clear amber with a white head. Aroma of fruity citrus hops, floral, hints of pine, resin. Taste is hoppy bitter, citrus, peachy, malts, bitter ending with more piney, resiny,hops in the aftertaste. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thewade (340) - USA - JUL 12, 2012
nice session IPA. Balanced, but not hoppy enough for my liking. Solid, but not what I will go with when picking 6% IPA’s.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maltser85 (337) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Really impressive everyday IPA. Pours a deep golden light amber bourbon type color with a slightly off white head. Aroma is slightly citrus with herbal and piney hops as well. Some sweet malt on the nose. Taste is similar, a little brighter citrus up front, nice medium carbonation. A sweet/toasty maltiness that moves into a lingering mild bitterness. Flavor wise you know its an IPA, but the biterness is balanced nicely. Medium boday at 5.9% abv. Nice

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stevesie (336) - - APR 12, 2013
From bottle. Went in with strong reservations since Goose Island is now with the Evil Empire. Pour is attractive--rich gold with some nice white head. Nose is pleasant--grapefruit and gum. Citrus is constant in the taste; could use a bit more malt. 5.9% abv and 55 ibu for an ipa is pretty weak, but better than I was expecting overall. I can imagine pounding a few of these in Wrigleyville before a day game would be pretty nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Burgers (334) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Clear amber with a creamy white head. Taste is quite bitter. Aroma of marmalade. Long bitter finish. Lively carbonation.


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