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RATINGS: 1927   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 loverís 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 youíll remember.


4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LordCrabapple (109) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2011
What a wonderful beer. Evocative for me...of what I wonít say. A great, truly American IPA. Rather different from an English IPA, and it shows in both the aroma (how can that be bettered?) and the flavour. Balanced and very hoppy, and what hops: Styrian, Fuggle, Cascade and Centennial. A great combination, and with an exquisite maltiness. Oh Cascade!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tseo (153) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 9, 2012
Aroma: Nice and fresh. Fruit like mango, strawberries and of course orange and grapefruit. Also, some resinous elements. Mouthfeel: Medium oily body. Taste: Mmmm. Bitter and crisp. Hoppy, but on a good, balanced malt background. A lot of citrus goodness. Not as agressive as brewdogs and flying dogs:) Finish: Bitterness that lasts and lasts. Citrus notes carry on to a tannic feel. Overall: Definitely a winner. Delicious and round. Very very enjoyable indeed.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerheart65 (1000) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2012
Beautiful fruity and floral hoppiness stands out. Malting is caramelly sweet. Like this aroma a lot. Colour is like hazy honey. Short dense head leaves lacing. Taste is like walking in a garden: flowers, fruits, parfym-like flavors. Gorgeous taste has nuances and lots of character. Fresh and perky, light with nice carbonation. Arrived in India.Stop. Hot and excotic here. Stop. Luckily I have little bit of homeland in a bottle here with me. Stop. Hard being separeted, Victoria, miss you. End of message.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jimmythespoon (455) - CYPRUS - SEP 16, 2012
Amazing IPA. Aroma hit you straight in the face, smooth easy very refreshing. brilliant!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
criley2 (40) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Exactly what Iím looking for in an ipa. Deliciously hoppy but not to heavy so itís extremely drinkable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyW68 (1056) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
22415brewery (371) - redmond, Washington, USA - MAY 15, 2013
During a time when IIPAs and IIIPAs are becoming more and more the norm rather than the exception, it is nice to see a beer that stays true to the English IPA style. Pours a very light copper, somewhat brilliant with golden highlights, good head with decent retention and fine lacing. Thereís a distinct fruitiness that jumps out in the aroma which is slightly floral with a very light dose of citrus. Thereís also a slight ester from the malt that comes across as biscuit and light tobacco. It tastes lightly sweet which quickly dissipates into a moderately dry finish. Very satisfying and drinkable. Theyíve kept the body light enough to enjoy more than one pint. Thereís a chewy malt and fruity yeast characteristic which is unmistakably English. A beautiful beer and a classic example of the style.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MattyKakes (91) - Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2013
This is a great IPA. Very drinkable. Also appreciate the fact that this one is lightly dry malted, making it crisper than other IPAs. Abv is not quite in the 7 range or higher. And due to alcohol levels can result in being on the sweeter side, and this one isnít . Cheers!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tyasu (8) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JAN 27, 2005 does not count
Copper-orange color. Citrus and fruity aroma. Little bitter and malty. Slightly weak character as IPA, but I like this taste. One of my best beer!!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2007 I love beers like this. Aroma is grapefruit and gooseberry out its nut. Taste is similarly full of citrus flavours with sweetness coming off the malts, not a big bold chewy body, but a good sweetness, to make it one of the most drinkable beers iv had in a month or two. Get me a case of this so i can have a few days off.


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