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RATINGS: 316   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 isnít as big a problem, weíve eased up on the hoppiness just a hair to let the caramel malts shine through. Itís a big beer with big flavor that really lets you appreciate hops in all their glory.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
poisoneddwarf (1761) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUL 26, 2011
12 oz bottle into tulip. Bought at Super 1 in CDA, ID. Pours a clear deep gold with a medium off-white lacy head with great retention. Aroma is cat piss, metal, sticky buns, grain. Taste is bittersweet and sour. Has a grainy aftertaste. Highly carbonated with a medium body. Very simplistic, but very drinkable. Really good for a Henryís.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aychkay (3) - Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2011 does not count
It was OK. Okay taste, a bit too much of whatever that flavor is that I donít like that I still donít know what is. LOL I wasnít much into drinking it at the time and left half of it in the fridge for a few days. It wasnít that great a few days later.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewDad (5025) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2011
12oz Bottle Ė Gravity Beer Market Ė Olympia, WA
Golden in color, cloudy with a thin white head. Slight hops aroma. Very light hops flavor this was more like a pale ale. Nice malt with a dry finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
phildorsey (161) - Fort Carson, Colorado, USA - MAY 6, 2011
12oz btl. Pours clear amber and lightly fizzy. Palate is full bodied and lively. The taste is somewhat short and bitter and falls a little flat. Drinkability is better than average, but most IPAís Iíve tested are far superior.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aubrey (3451) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - APR 11, 2011
Clean IPA, though it lacks depth. Hops are pleasant but a bit one-dimensional and could use more aromatics. Malts are light, bready and cracker-like. Bitterness is mild to moderate and balanced. Finish is dryish and underwhelming. Overall, itís a very affordable and easy-drinking IPA, but itís vapid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2010
UPDATED: APR 24, 2011 Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Company--Henry Weinhardís India Pale Ale Premium Ale--2008 12 oz. Bottle. 6.00% ABV--45 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) IPA--Foamy lacy white head. Clear bright fizzy pretty gold color. Delicate floral Cascade hop front. Mild sweet clean crisp light caramel body. Easy smooth refreshing balanced mild hop spice end. Tasty well made mild IPA. Aged well. Sampled 7/30/2009. 6-Pack $5.99. Blitz Weinhard Brewing Company--Full Sail Brewing Contract Brew--Henry Weinhardís India Pale Ale--Pacific Northwest Ale--2011 12 oz. Bottle. 6.00% ABV. 43 IBUís. (2.75 / 5.0) Thin lacy white head. Clear bright thin copper gold color. Light Cascade hop front. Thin textured crisp clean dry sweet light toasted caramel mildy crusty earthy hop resin hint body. Dry clean light crisp bitter hint end. Balanced clean very mild intro IPA. No off notes. Sampled 4/21/2011. Purchased 6-Pack for $5.99 at Fred Meyer--Ballard, Seattle on 4/21/2011.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 14, 2008
2008 Bottle - Honestly one of the best big batch IPA’s I’ve had...pours gold with a moderate white head...bright aroma of citrus, flavour is hop forward and lightly malted, very dry...way more enjoyable than I expected..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cblado (247) - Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2008
12 oz bottle. Very little aroma, some hops and malt. I was very pleasantly surprised by the strong hop flavor of this brew, however. Some citrus notes, with a crisp finish. A very drinkable IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer4000 (4613) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2008
355 ml bottle. Clear golden body with a white head. Weak hoppy aroma with a hint of citrus. Flavor is balanced and nice, but not particular hoppy. Imagine a traditionally British IPA hop level, but with American hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (4205) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2008
Clear, pale yellow and fizzy with a 2 inch head. Rolling continuous carbonation within. Looks very attractive for a pale yellow brew. Dirty hop aroma. Medium hop bite, much less than I expected for an IPA. Perhaps this more like a strong APA instead of an IPA. Possibly a good intro IPA for a lager lover. However, finish is sufficiently lingering and bitter annoying to be an IPA.

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