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RATINGS: 317   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Originally developed for British sailors stationed in India, IPAs were aggressively hopped to help prevent spoilage on long ocean voyages. Now that spoilage isn’t as big a problem, we’ve eased up on the hoppiness just a hair to let the caramel malts shine through. It’s a big beer with big flavor that really lets you appreciate hops in all their glory.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Twas’ okay. Some hops, dank grassy notes, the finish was ehhh. Fuggin ol’ semi-sweet finish. Pass. Raven’s somehow won. F$ck the Ravens.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Holy (834) - GERMANY - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle shared in the middle of Florida, somewhere... Was pretty good - as much as I remember...

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bigtaster (593) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Pours a golden hay color, with finger and a half of head that leaves behind nice lacing. Not much on the nose, but a bit of pine hop. Light body with clean on the palate until the end, which has a sweet finish that is not enjoyable. Very clean beer, but pretty flavorless compared to the norm of the style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
emacgee (4148) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Pours a sharp clean gold with one finger of off white head. Nose is herbal and musty with grassy notes and sweet malt. Moderate bitterness and body. Metallic hops.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
DDaniel (2) - - JAN 24, 2013 does not count
A slight floral hops aroma with a very normal lager flavor not in the hoppy character of an IPA overall very basic.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JuliusCaesar (162) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Not really many flavors and none characteristic of an IPA. I wouldn’t buy this again.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiveacestx (649) - Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle - average gold with a foamy head that went away quickly. Skunky aroma and a metallic taste. I thought I bought an IPA but this certainly tastes like your typical mexican lager. Fail.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shonobiwan (213) - Sound Beach, New York, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Long Island, NY - 12 oz. bottle poured a copper color with little head and slight lacing. Aroma is a little hops and a soapy scent. Taste is very lager like, more malty than hoppy. There is a hint of bitterness but not like a pale should be. Aftertaste is soapy and not inviting for another sip. Not recommended. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrenzweiler (30) - burlington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Good taste but nothing special smooth IPA good after taste boring bottle hint of caramel sweetness

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BK7 (748) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle. Skunky sweet with faint orange flavor. Very light bitterness. Finish is weak and watery.


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