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RATINGS: 313   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.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SudsMcDuff (5824) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2012
12oz bottle- single from K Roger’s House .. . pours a medium dark honey gold .. light foam, light lacing .. . slight hops, but as with the other HW’s- non offensive .. but this is more of a light english pale .. . . beating people in the crowd, not a bad idea..

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3661) - Everett, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle. Pours a light amber color with a small head. Little bit of hoppiness to the nose, but not much. Not a lot of taste to the beer, but there is a little bit of hop taste in there as well.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BrownALEx (266) - Portland, Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Bought for $1.10. Not expecting much. Here goes. Not a bad aroma, can smell some hops. Color is clear, golden. Nice head. Taste is about what I expected, kind of bland, not much taste. Does not even taste like a pale ale. Although for a $1.10 OTD I might buy again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2012
12oz bottle pours clear amber with a thin white head. Aromas of some pine lemon and grapefruit. Body is medium light and carbonated. Finish is weak but bitter citrusy

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmohno (1074) - Iowa, USA - SEP 29, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 Light copper medium gold.Some short head.light lacing.Poured into a Piraat tulip glass. Aroma is somewhat hoppy,decent and more than expected. Taste is good mild but fairly hoppy,buttery carmel malts,very smooth and slick,solid bitter. A bit more buttery like Shipyards than I like ipa’s but decent. Fair price and better than I expected.Ok ipa.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2222) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Poured golden in color with a touch of amber. Small head quickly diminished to a lingering white band of bubbles around the glass. Aroma of piney, and floral hops. Tastes of mild hop bitterness, an underlying mild caramel sweetness

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbfobes (2293) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a clear golden with a bubbly white head and some lacing, aroma was a mixture of soap with a little bit of citrus, older hops are coming through, might be an older bottle, the flavor has more of a malty front end with a slight hop finish, if tasting blind I wouldn’t put in the ipa style, not bad for a $6 six pack but nothing I would buy again.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dmschefke (568) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Pours a nice gold with medium white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is obvious of citrus hops, honey, and not a whole lot else. Very thin, overly sweet, and just bittering. Only thing it really has is the price.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
eelbasher (285) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Sample. Pours a lighter amber with small white head. Slight citrus/pine hops aromas and a little bready malt. Not much going on here except a slight hop note in the finish. Ehh light bodied and simple....could drink a ton of these and not be pissed at the price tag. Decent but nothing to seekout

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dlbeer (778) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Tap at Townies Grill. Orange pour. Thick creamy head with a lot of lacing. Hop aroma but not strong. Light hop biterness. Very drinkable but not enough bitterness. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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