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RATINGS: 895   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear orange color with a nice, lacing head. Decent hoppy aroma with a bit of tartness. Great hoppy taste. Rolls off your tongue Solid grapefruit tart as well. Really good beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tillmac62 (378) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2015
BBD 3/22/15. Clear light amber golden pour. Normal head volume and retention, outstanding lacing. Light nose of citrus (orange, tangerine) hops over a light caramel coupled with a hint of herbal hops. Light medium body, barely, with a smooth texture. Superb carbonation with effervescence from the middle on and prickly finish. The flavor profile is intense, complex and fairly balanced. The 7.5% alcohol is not completely covered. It begins with the citrus flavors with the balanced skewed to tangerine. A significant bitterness emerges in the middle over a balancing biscuit / caramel sweetness. As the bitterness begins to fade, a peppery alcohol note emerges and takes center stage. The finish is a slow fade of the bitterness and alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1293) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Pours quite foamy and has an amber to orange colour. Pungent weedy grass hoppy notes with some lighter malts in the background. ON the palate it is hoppy, a bit more resinous than expected, and has a decent finish. pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroadestTom (103) - - MAR 24, 2015
Aroma floral, Appearance golden, clear, minimal head, white foam, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate light body, thin feel, Overall I would not suggest this beer to a friend

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (3224) - Michigan, USA - MAR 13, 2015
12 ounce bottle into signature pint glass, best before 5/7/2015. Pours fairly crystal clear golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fantastic aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/tropical hops and moderate malt notes; with great strength. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, herbal, floral, grass, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, lemon/orange peel, pine, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic balance and complexity of citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and sticky/resinous mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic English IPA style. All around awesome complexity and balance of juicy citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (651) - Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Dark golden color with off white head. Aroma of light pineapple. Flavor is medium malty slightly sweet with pine hop middle and finish. ABV is in the middle of IPA and DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (807) - CROATIA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle; pours a hazy orangish gold with a white head; aroma is citrus/tropical fruit with a hint of caramel; taste is bitter with the citrus/tropical fruit and the malt kicks in; finish fruity bitter; very good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (854) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle. Golden with large off white head. Aroma of citrus and floral hops and some malt notes. Medium body, heavy hop bitterness upfront, citrus and pine hops, some malt backbone, and a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnnyC33 (2) - Glendale Heights, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2015 does not count
12oz bottle poured into Spiegelau IPA glass, bronze color, very little head, good amount of hoppiness, fruity after taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2015
[Bottle] Bright orange pour with a dense cap of off-white head. Notes of biscuits, caramel malts and fruity hops in the nose. Flavors of toffee, caramel, Fruit Loops, peach, pineapple and lighter resins. Full bodied. Sweet and malty, with a good dose of hops to round it out.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nathan30533 (870) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Had this brew from a bottle dated best by 4/21/15. The pour is a wonderful vibrant Orange / copper color with a nice thick forming head. Lacking a bit on the aroma but it is of a dry hop and fruity hop character. Taste is again a bit lacking but that again of dry and citrusy hop. Good IPA.


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