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RATINGS: 2220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rproff78 (155) - - JUL 7, 2014
Pretty good IPA from goose island. Love that they distribute everywhere now!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (346) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2015
0.355 l can from local Albert Heijn, canned in May 2015. Clear, golden apricot with a medium large, frothy, slowly diminishing, white head. Fruity-resiny aroma of mango, tangerine, pine needles and some honey. Sweetish, fruity-resiny taste of mango, tangerine, candied orange, honey and pine needles, followed by a medium long, medium bitter and gently dry finish. Thin to medium body, slightly oily and gently effervescent mouthfeel, soft to average cabonation. Pleasant and refreshing, slightly above-average IPA with emphasis on sweetish-piney rather than grassy-fruity notes. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomekboniek (259) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 1, 2015
Butelka. Barwa ciemno złota, klarowna. Piana biała, szybko opadająca. Intensywny aromat owoców ( mango, brzoskwinia). Smak podobnie, wysokie wysycenie ze średnią do wysokiej niezalegającą goryczką. Orzeźwiające.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (254) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Draft. Copper color with thick white head and substantial lacing. Citrus hop aroma. Hops upfront with malty biscuit in the middle. Subtle bitterness along with melt in the long finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (394) - Campinas, BRAZIL - AUG 27, 2015
Âmbar alaranjada, espuma de boa formação e persistência, com aspecto cremoso. Aroma cítrico, floral lupulado, leve resinal, bastante convidativo principalmente por não ser exagerado. Paladar trás amargor médio, baixo dulçor, corpo leve e média carbonatação. Aftertaste mantém o amargor por um breve período sem ser cansativo, levemente resinal. Achei que poderia ser um pouco mais potente no lúpulo, mas isso se traduz em maior drinkability.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gonzin (27) - ARGENTINA - AUG 27, 2015
Probada en O'Hara Irish pub, New York. IPA clásica y deliciosa. Para todo momento y para acompañar lo que sea. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggiebob (337) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle: Clear golden color. Very hoppy aroma and flavor. Bitter taste and finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fjb (27) - BRAZIL - AUG 25, 2015
not the best. hops were tired. old hops tasting. too much malt and sweetnes, need to try fresher.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (945) - Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Had on tap at Buffalo Wild Wings. A dirty gold color that’s pretty pale with a white sticky head. Not much nose. Some mild floral hops. Decent flavors and pretty drinkable. Better than I thought it would be. I guess I was expecting a Honkers.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dorkenstein (145) - - AUG 24, 2015
Very floral hop aroma with some melon. Taste is rose water, cracker malts, and mild grapefruit.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Satyroneto (222) - BRAZIL - AUG 23, 2015
Cor de ouro envelhecido, brilhante e cristalina; espuma bege de média/alta formação e alta persistência com muito bom lacing. Aroma de caramelo, um toque de melão e muito abacaxi em calda, deixando o aroma um pouco enjoativo devido ao dulçor com o aumento da temperatura. Sabor inicial de caramelo e cítrico de abacaxi, evoluindo para um meio mais doce (calda de abacaxi) que rapidamente finaliza para amargor intenso mas bem inserido com boa picancia, dando um toque de refrescância; ao final inicia-se um dulçor de abacaxi em calda que perdura no retrogosto junto uma adstringência de boa persistência. Corpo médio e carbonatação média/alta. Cerveja de boa drinkability de sabor muito equilibrado com uma ressalva para o aroma demasiadamente doce.


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