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RATINGS: 1926   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dommod2011 (698) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
I can’t believe I haven’t had this before. I must have, pre RB. Who knew? Today has been all about The Drips, The Distillers, a Black Sabbath t-shirt and Iron Man 2. All good, although I reserve judgement on the film as it has only just started. Russian prison tattoos, gotta love them. If I’d rated this back when I started, all those weeks ago it would probably have scored higher, but there’s some great IPAs out there. This one is good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StaleBeer (22) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Nice golden color with a slight foam head and medium lacing. Mild hop smell with a fruity tint. Taste like light citrus with a cream finish. Good tasting IPA nothing special.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uhljoseph (65) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2013
This Indian pale ale has more ibu's in my opinion than 55. The finish has a nice bite to it but then drops off very nicely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1233) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Hazy golden amber with a nice white head and webbing. Strong malt backbone on the nose supports a citrus - mostly grapefruit - hops. Hops are more up front in the flavor profile, but the bitterness yields to a bready malt. Medium body, nice carbonation, sticky mouthfeel and a crisp finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrohia (137) - - MAR 24, 2013
BW3, Dayton, draft. Mild aroma. Clear orange-copper. Nice off-white head, good lacing. Crisp, slightly fruity taste. Not at all hoppy. Not at all like an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbastard (680) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2013
12oz Bottle. Golden pour with a fading head. Nose is a lite grassy with grains and some orange in the background. Mild flavors of grains, bread and grass. Balanced mix. Easy and laided back, clean. A session style beer for me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1045) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2013
Bottle pour clear yellow. Nose of faint pine hop. Initial taste grapefruit bitterness, followed by mid palate bitterness. Some sweetness from the malt on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (703) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 21, 2013
Pours light amber, short white head. Hoppy, fruity aroma. Tropical fruits and bitter. Bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (4938) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2013
Draft sampled at Federal House, Annapolis. Pours clear dark golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, some tropical fruit. Flavour is light sweet and moderate bitter lasting in the finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (621) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Pours dark amber with a finger of white foam. Aroma is piney. Taste slightly bitter. Medium body. Vigorous carbonation. Good brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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