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Ilkley Mary Jane IPA

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Brewed by Ilkley
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ilkley, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Keg & Bottle
A transatlantic India Pale Ale brewed with North American and English hops. Deep gold in colour and delivering an intense aroma of berry fruit and citrus. Mary Jane IPA is deceptively smooth on the palette building to a hoppy crescendo with notes of honey and biscuit and a pleasant lingering bitterness to finish.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1050) - USA - JAN 9, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought at Bierhuis, Ossett. Hoppy IPA style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3271) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Backlog rating. Cask at CPK, London. It pours a clean amber color with a small white head. Aroma is hoppy and fruity with medium malty background. Notes of grass, citrus peel, grapefruit skin, mango, grains, bread. Taste is medium sweet and fruity and medium bitter and resinous, with notes of grapefruit, mango, pine needles and pineapple. Finishes dry and bitter. Really tasty

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemattie (4284) - Georgia, USA - NOV 18, 2014
500ml bottle. Yellow pour. Floral aroma. Pale grains, pine hops. Sharp bitter finish. (4247)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3160) - Georgia, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Nice tropical fruit in the hops, but the flavors muddy together a bit. A good but not great IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1876) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Keg hdm Huddersfield. Golden thin head. Aroma is light tropical floral notes taste same good sweet malts nice grapefruit bitter finish. Ok body. Tasty stuff

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1030) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Cask. Hazy straw colour. White head. Sweet biscuit and toasted caramel malt, floral hop with earthy notes. Finish is bitter and long. Full body with creamy texture and soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rangerred (971) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - SEP 20, 2014
500ml bottle into a pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy medium copper with a one finger off-white head. Head retention is negligible as is the lacing. Aroma is spot-on for an English IPA. Lots of caramel with just a little bit of toast along with very Earthy hops. There is some dankness from the hops and a decent floral character. The flavor really showcases the floral and earthy hops with a very strong malt backbone. The interplay between the various origin of hops works wonders here with floral notes sort of coming out ahead of the earth and dankness. Bitterness is on the moderate side and doesn’t overwhelm the taste buds. Overall, a very nice example of an English IPA and very interesting. The hops here are wonderful with a fabulous malt backbone. Definitely one to check out if you come across it.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (13707) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Draft. Hazy pale yellow color, white head. Aroma is very fruity. Taste is bitter straw. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (2371) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 15, 2014
bottle @ Habersham Beverage / Savannah GA --- Nice bright golden amber color, thin head cover, no lace. Taste is malt and unidentified (not floral, citrus or pine) hop bitters that move together to a lingering finish. Full-bodied, yes, but complex? No. Drinkable, agreeable, not memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5758) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Stockbridge, GA - Eagles Landing Bottle Shop - 500 ml bottle. Medium gold pour, soft white puffy head with nice lacing. Aroma has some nice floral accents, a touch of light spruce. Flavor has a nice sweet mango-like fruitiness to it with some solid light citrus bitterness to balance it out, a hint of caramel maltiness and honey sweetness. Mouthfeel is thick and rich, Solid English IPA.


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