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RATINGS: 1906   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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jerohen (1977) - Bussum, - SEP 20, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Bottled at some pub in Glasgow, UK. Hazy golden colored, white head. Very pleasant hoppy nose, lots of fruit, pine. Hopbitter flavor, fruity notes again, very balanced. Lasting hoppy finish. Very complex yet easy to drink beer, exactly how i like my IPA. A beer i could drink all evening (and so i did...).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2001) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2014
On tap at Memphis airport. Pours a copper color with white head. Balanced hoppy, slight grassy, bitter, yet solid malt backbone. Solid, but just not that great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (1221) - Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2014
12oz can. 01MAR14 date. Says brewery fresh for 180 days. Not sure if I believe that, but then again im not the target audience for this one. Anyway, not too bad. Bitter and piney. More malt heavy than I prefer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5644) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2014
bottle, decent IPA, copperish pour, medium body. more a British take, earthy bitterness, caramel backbone. decent

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpkeskinen (187) - FINLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Draught at an airport restaurant. The beer is a good and reliable ipa: no surprises and all good. There’s sweetness in the taste in addition to the bitterness of the hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (834) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Tap at Lazy Dog. Pours a transparent dark golden with a thin layer odd cream colored head. Taste of oranges and hops. Aroma of floral hops and citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WheatKing (1276) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Light amber white head. Nose is caramel/pine/citrus, nasal clearing. Flavour leans more toward the hops but still balanced by the caramel. Finish does have caramel but has a slight dry bite. Not sticky. Very solid version of an old school American IPA, deserves its rep as a classic. ABV is surprising, thought it was ~7%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1095) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle into a Leffe glass. Clear yellow-orange with a nice bubbly head, although it collapses fairly quickly. Zesty floral hops with a note of spice, it smells good. Crisp, fruity but dry with a certain malty biscuit too. Very good. For what is becoming a mainstream beer this manages to still be decent stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rproff78 (79) - - JUL 7, 2014
Pretty good IPA from goose island. Love that they distribute everywhere now!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (524) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 7, 2014
Aroma: Spicy, fruity, hoppy. piney, passion fruit, Appearance: Hazy gold body with orange tint. Medium-small off-white head. Good retention, Flavour: Very high bitterness. Strong hop flavours, resin, fruity, slight grassy, Medium malt sweetness. Lingering bitterness. Balanced towards bitterness. Dry finish. slight astringency Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium-full carbonation. Creamy. Slight warming. Overall: Very good IPA. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 14A. English IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Olivavu (4) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014 does not count
An excellent IPA. Grapefruit and citrus aromas with a dry body and finish.

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