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RATINGS: 846   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Medium bodied and well hopped with dry, fruity aftertaste, this monumental India Pale Ale honors the hero from The War of 1812 who battled the enemy on Lake Erie.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joejames (100) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle to Shaker. Pours light amber, light hoppy nose. Medium bitterness, with note of earthy, floral hops, Finish is clean with some lingering floral notes. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (1600) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2014
bottle via trade. pours a very clear orange color. medium white head. slightly tropical but mostly citrus hop nose. some underlying malt sweetness in the nose as well. Taste is moderately sweet with some light fruity hops, not very grapefruit-like. finished with a peppery note and a touch of warming. a little sweet for my taste. not much bitterness either.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ESPh (63) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Poured into a pint glass there was a nice head, golden color. Grapefruit and floral aroma. First sip was a little sweetness well balanced by hop bitterness. Medium carbonation and a little warmth from the alcohol. All together a very good IPA that I will have again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Sampled on tap at the brewhouse. A nicely well crafted brew with a mild hop palate and smooth malts. A brew that you can certainly enjoy on a warm summer day.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badwhale (347) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle to a glass mug. Pours a clear dark yellow color with an off white head that dissipates quickly. Lots of good hop notes on the nose of citrus and pine. Same with the flavors. Nice mouthfeel, and it leans more to the hop bitter than the malt, although there’s a nice balance.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LeighDJ (4) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2013 does not count
Pretty color, though not much in the way of lace. Nice flavor, though there's not much aroma to tempt you. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TattooJack (57) - Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2013
I found this beer in the liquor section of the grocery store I go to every week. I thought it was very tasty and very easy to drink. There are two points that make it better. One was that it is 7.5%, the other is that it made me look up whom Commodore Perry is. Anyone who earns military rank at age 13 is good in my book considering you are lucky if any kid these days can wipe their own a*s at a comparable age. I just wish such a man was around to protect the Great Lakes so I don’t get stabbed with infected medical waste when I swim in the summer. Great Taste, High Alcohol, and a history lesson, who could ask for anything more?!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalsk (1049) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2013
On the Fifth Day of Christmas 2013 the beer gods gave to me . . . a tasty IPA. Pours a golden light amber color with white foam head. aroma of grapefruit, caramel and pine. Sweet cities taste with caramel notes and a nice hop hit. Decent malt backbone.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9398) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden orange with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium to long retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy citrus, herbal, and pine hops with light biscuit and cereal malt, light diacetyl (butter) notes, and peach esters. Flavor is heavy hops and spicy bitterness with light cereal malt, a light diacetyl note, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body, lightly slick, and moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dabills10 (5) - Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2013 does not count
Amber appearance, Citrus smell, Dry hop and rich flavor. Thick textured mouth feel. Love this beer


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