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RATINGS: 2075   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
couchand (182) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 25, 2009
It pours a remarkably light-color, the straw shade of a cream ale. This is a bit strange, as pale ales tend to have caramel malts to provide a bit of sweetness in order to balance the hops, and caramel malts add those rich reddish browns. It is fairly clear but there is certainly a bit of haze. The off-white head is creamy and strong, but not very voluminous. The nose is strongly of Pacific northwest hops: the floral grapefruit and orange character that defines American pale ales. The flavor is at once creamy and sweet yet robust and bitter. Strong hop bitterness leads the way and doesn’t let up, providing a throughline that the rest of the flavor dances around. The hops aren’t content to be a bit(ter) player, though. Herbal, earthy, almost vegetal flavors intermingle with serious grapefruit, mango, and citric hoppiness. Notes of light malt come through: a clean and malty, almost bready, flavor. This contributes a bit of sweetness that is frustratingly evasive. For a moment it almost seems balanced, then the bitterness rears its beautiful head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sureshpa (309) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
Aroma: Grapefruit, orange, grass Appearance: Clear, yellow, quite fizzy, orange glow, fine foam, disappearing white head Taste: Grapefruit, orange, grass, easy drinkable...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erussell (7) - - APR 15, 2015 does not count
A regular ol' IPA. Nothing special but decent and reliable. Nice golden color. One gave me a good buzz. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (317) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dandeman (611) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
Tout d’abord, des houblons terreux et feuillus se présentent au nez, malgré la présence de cultivars américains notés par la légère sensation de résine. Feuilles mortes et branches avec un soupçon de pin. Légère présence de viande également. Le visuel est doré tirant sur le ambré et très clair (filtré). Une bonne mousse blanche qui tient longtemps. Au gustatif, les houblons Anglais sont pleinement en action. Une sensation de terre, de gazon frais coupé, de branches et de feuilles d’automne. Un puissant houblonnage, mais tout à fait Anglais. On a pas souvent l’occasion de déguster une vrai IPA Anglaise avec toute cette invasion West Coast Américaine. Et ça prends bien une brasserie Américaine pour le faire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Neorej80 (246) - - APR 11, 2015
Sweet piney grass aroma. Nice clear dark yellow with a small white head. Soft but round flavour. Light hints of citrus and fresh grass. Bitter dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EyeAmBaldman (363) - Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2015
Pours a straw yellow with s thick white head. Aroma is of grapefruit and pine. Taste is nice, clean, and full of grspefruit. This a fine IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sremed60 (15) - Arizona, USA - APR 8, 2015
This is a very nice English IPA. A well balanced and well crafted beer. There are plenty of hops, but it’s not an "in your face" bomb. A very drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
MADpalace (219) - Budel, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2015
Amber color with foamy white head. Smell of citrus/grapefruit and mango.very Bitter taste, as a IPA aught to be. Not my style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (345) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2015
Exactly what am ipa should be. Can’t go wrong here. Tap and bottle. Citrus, hops, amber, nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
note666 (1180) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2015
2015 - 04 - 07 355ml bottle. yellow golden colour. medium white head. citrus in aorma bitter tatse

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