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RATINGS: 1939   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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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyW68 (1069) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Clear amber with off white head. Aroma of hops, hops, citrus and hops. Tasteis similar but with an added sweet fruitiness. Even though this is a highly rated ipa, I think it is ununderrated. Great but slightly different ipa.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (327) - HUNGARY - SEP 16, 2014
Világos réz színe telt, gazdag illatokat rejt, természetesen az aromakomlók alkotta gyantás, cukrozott, aszalt trópusi gyümölcsös koordináta-rendszer mentén, belekóstolva pedig önkéntelenül is elmormol egy imát az ember: "bárcsak nálunk is efféle lenne az alapsör". Mély, komplex ízek, melyek ugyan távoli rokonságot mutatnak egy bizonyos világos duplabakoknál megfigyelt ízvilággal, amiben a malátás édesség vastag kontúrvonalai képviselik a fő irányvonalat, egy efféle IPA esetében azonban azok mintegy kedves bevezetésként szolgálnak a grapefruitos, szegfűs kesernye helyreigazító jellegéhez.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tinylightsrecs (187) - - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle from Sainsburys Team Valley. A fantastic IPA. Delicate floral and fruity flavour, but still full bodied and satisfying

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (1610) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
"Spicy hops seem to be English leaning though there’s some fruit and citrus as well in the flavor. This is a solid classic India pale ale. Enjoyed though not a standout, one I’d use to introduce a newb to the style."

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (531) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - SEP 9, 2014
Pours a orangey golden color topped with an average white head. Mild citrusy hops in the aroma, nice. The taste starts more neutral, followed by an average bitterness and some caramel. Bittery finish and aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zekada (136) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle from beermerchants.com. Aroma has some subtle hops and is bit sweet together with some fruits. Pours dark orange with a rich white head. Taste is very hoppy and has taste of fruits, citrus and grape fruit. Palate has a fresh zing and a sweet feeling. Overall a surprisingly fresh beer.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sloshgator (426) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Goose Island India Pale Ale is a pleasant and tasty IPA. Amber coloring with a decent head giving off floral aroma. Taste is floral and tropical with a low bitter finish. Nicely balanced with the malt. Goose Island IPA is everything it is quacked up to be.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3997) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Drinkable and average IPA. Light citrus and some malt. OK balance. Run of the mill. Goldish pour. Tap.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiosna (131) - - SEP 5, 2014
0,355 pullo@ Jätkäsaari. Samea, oranssin kullankeltainen. Tuoksussa hedelmää, humalaa, aavistus mäntyä. Maussa humalaa, sitrusta, hedelmää, mallasta.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
devilben02 (277) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pours a bright, gleaming orange color, with a big, creamy head that clings to the glass. The aroma isn’t overly skewed to the hoppy characteristics, with notes of citrus peel and pine contrasting against light bready malts. The flavor is a bit dull and earthy, although there is some bright pine character and a light bready sweetness at its base. The light, fine carbonation is nice, but there isn’t as much lingering bitterness as I expected. Overall, this is a solid but unremarkable IPA that I will gladly drink up but won’t seek out.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
winto (30) - Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2014
nose: earth, forest, apple trees. palate: light, sweet, fresh. lots of tree fruit, white currant and peach acidity. woody bitterness on the back end. finish is very floral and drying, with a waxiness on the tongue. nice everyday drinker if you want an ipa that doesnt slay your tastebuds


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