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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A perfectly balanced ale, characterised by its fresh hoppy taste and a clean bitter finish. The Official Beer of England Rugby, Greene King IPA is now the fastest selling cask ale in the UK.


JohnCook101's rating

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnCook101 (420) - - MAR 1, 2013
Pint on draught. Clear golden colour with a good, frothy head that dissipates but leaves a good lacing. Fairly mild aroma with some yeast. Slight sweetness, some roasted malt flavours, a little toast and a moderate bitterness. Not quite balanced enough, needs some more bitterness or some astringency, but a passable session beer.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dchad56 (129) - - JUL 31, 2015
Little aroma or taste - thin looking and watery with thin white head and little carbonation. Ok on tongue and in mouth. Not the best.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GuideDogSaint (813) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 20, 2015
Canít believe I havenít rated the most maligned real ale! Cask at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom (JDW). Pours mid brown with a white head. Aroma of caramel and toffee with the GK "taste". Bitter finish. Clearly not an IPAD but if you take it for what it is maybe not so bad.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
LetsGoState (673) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Appearance is clear amber. Aroma is nearly nonexistent. Taste is pretty bland with very little bitter hops for an IPA. Overall not a good example of an IPA.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (347) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Very easy drinking some hops and quite sweet pretty standard bitter on cask at the royal Toby.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GreatDane1632 (1058) - Alabama, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Drank while on a recent business trip to England -- on cask, decent English ale. Not at all on par with American IPAs. Very simple and low abv.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (651) - Godís Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2015
Cask pint. Poured deep amber with white head. Caramel toffee creamy aroma and taste, slightly bitter finish small hop presence. Easy drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (1647) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Pours a half finger of head on a medium straw body. The aroma is hay and a barnyard. The taste is hay, earthy, dirt and more barn. The texture is soft. Itís okay.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thirstyboris (19) - Camperdown, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2015
Deep amber with a decent head. No distinctive aroma but i had a head cold. Good solid beer with roasty malts and low bitterness for an IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (5674) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 22, 2015
Dark copper color with a creamy off white head that leaves a nice lacing. Floral hoppy, fruity and toffee aroma. Medium body. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Floral, fruity and toffee in the flavor. Nice easy drinkable ale.
[Handpull at Sawyers Arms (Paddington) in London, England]

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mariuszek (540) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 15, 2015
Cask. Pours amber color, creamy, lasting head, nice lacing. Fresh aroma of herbs, fruits, tea. Ice tea. Taste is fruity, malty, thin, watery body, almost no bitterness. Drinkable and refreshing after tiring day.


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