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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7481) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2006
Thanks to JPDIPSO for this one. Pours deep dark straw colored, with a hop, bready malt, apricot, and lemongrassy aroma. The flavor was hoppy, piney, and malty, with a lot of apricot, some honey, and some lemonrassy hints. Medium palate that was very smooth on a hot Delaware day.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brentfeesh (1207) - Gadsden, Alabama, USA - JUL 24, 2006
12 oz bottle. Golden, clear, and nicely carbonated in my glass. Spicy and grassy aroma. The flavor is grassy and spicy hops all over a lightly malt body. Itís a bit much actually. Lightly sweet hints at the finish. Medium body that fluxes from semi-dry to lightly sweet. Itís ok but it no burning river.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 24, 2006
Aroma was heavy on the biscuit and grain,hops were present but they definitely were not of the pine citrus nature,taste was malty with carmel breadygrain lots of bittering hops with some oily hop taste in the end. Actually tasted very good,just needs more or different flavor and aroma hops

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 23, 2006
This is what I am drinking right now with some regularity. Clear golden with a medium sized medium lasting white head. Frothy. The nose is present with just a kick of malts and hops. Nearly some copper. The taste has pine and lots of sugar sweetness. Very good and very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metalhead (623) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2006
Orangey color,little head. More like a thick film. Aroma of mild citrus hops with a hint of pine. Tastes pretty decent,nice hop malt balance with some juicy citrus. Solid brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4547) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2006
Sampled on draft at the State College beer festival this beer poured a caramel color with a large yellow-tan head. The aroma was sour nut and floral hops. The flavor was strong bitter sour nut, piney hops and floral hops with a bitter and sour finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TomDecapolis (4394) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 22, 2006
06 State College Brew Expo. Pours a translucent golden with a large foamy off white head that sustained and left some lacing. Aroma was very caramel, toffee and some orange. Not very hoppy. Flavors of the same with some pine, citrus and lots of sweet malt and grains.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2006
Draft at Dilly Deli: Copper color with a thin white head. Aroma, citrsy, some caramel. Flavor, lots of citrus, with plenty of maltiness to balance. Nice bitterness on the finish, alcohol didnít come through at all. Pretty solid brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebaldwizard (1205) - Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2006
I was expecting more from this, but didnít get it. The pour is the best part--a very nice clear golden color with a good head--very good looking beer in the glass. The aroma is full of hops of course--but not an overpowering citrus or floral smell. The taste is medium bodied, with medium carbonation. The flavor was mostly really faint malt and the hops. There was a hint of spiciness in the hop profile.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gputty (456) - Virgina Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2006
Thanks to Black 95tt for this one. From bottle. Pours a pale, clear orange with thin off white head. Nose is resiny citrus and sweet malt. Flavor follows with a bitter finish.


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